Gary Pinkerton talks with Stephen Coonts, esteemed author and Navy veteran who has flown and operated as a pilot in the Vietnam War, about his time in the military, how he persevered through continuous rejection and how others can find their true calling at any age of their life.
[3:25] What led to Stephen joining the military
[7:14] How Stephen fought through 32 rejections
[11:17] What did Stephen do when he got out of the military and started working to get him on the path to his passion
[15:57] What Stephen’s newest book The Russia Account is about
[18:42] Many people believe you have to choose a career and stick to it the rest of your life, and that just isn’t the case