Designing Your Military Transition

Thoughts on leaving the military a year later

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These walls are funny. First you hate ’em, then you get used to ’em. After long enough, you get so you depend on ’em. That’s ‘institutionalized.’

— Red

You ignore what you enjoy doing, what you’re good at and what you’re passionate about because you think those need to take an immediate backseat to just surviving.

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So how to find your dream lifestyle — at the intersection of all 3 circles and achieve your financial goals?

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Source: Designing Your Life

The number one variable you should optimize for in your military transition is the speed at which you can run lifestyle experiments. More cups of coffee, more lunches, more visiting workplaces.

Decide which lifestyle experiments to run

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Going to grad school

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Joining a tech company

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Founding a tech startup

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In conclusion

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Notes from a founder trying to make an idea a reality.

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