Ballin on a Budget Kitchen Renovation – Lessons Learned & Cost Breakdown

Spencer/ September 27, 2017/ Design, DIY/ 3 comments

Check out the entire story, Ballin on a Budget Kitchen Renovation here. Lessons Learned “There are two things that will never be more stressful on your marriage: a death in the family, and living through a remodel. If you can make it through those, you can make it through anything.” – Larry Duffrin (Haley’s grandfather, married 65 years to the

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Ballin on a Budget Kitchen Renovation

Spencer/ September 27, 2017/ Design, DIY/ 2 comments

Up Next: Ballin on a Budget Kitchen Renovation – Lessons Learned & Cost Breakdown The Backstory I love breathing new life into old things, and our kitchen was definitely on its last breath. The floor to ceiling shades of brown and builder grade white tiles were not our style (not sure who’s style they ever were). We knew as soon

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Building a Habit: Meditation

Spencer/ November 27, 2016/ Motivation/ 0 comments

Transcription What if I told you there was a tool scientifically proven to help you feel more relaxed, concentrate easier, be more productive, reduce stress, and manage complex emotions? Would you use it? Over the last few years, I’ve been trying to make a lot of changes, and as a result I’ve found myself juggling many things at once. It’s

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Pursuing an MBA: My Story of Grit

Spencer/ November 7, 2016/ Inspiration, Motivation/ 0 comments

Transcription On May 19th, 2017, I will cross a stage and have conferred upon me, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. It will have taken me 1,215 days to complete from the time I first stepped foot in a graduate classroom, though in reality it has been a much longer journey than that. I always knew I would pursue higher

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Pokémon Go: 4 Predictions for a New Ad Company

Spencer/ July 15, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Pokémon Go is everywhere. I’m not just talking about it being all over the news and media, but physically everywhere as budding trainers explore new areas to try and “Catch ’em all.” Within just a few of days of being released, the app has already garnished more daily users than Tinder or Twitter. This thing has gone more viral than

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Why Exercise is Important for Your Business

Spencer/ June 18, 2016/ Motivation, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Exercise is one of those things we like to say we do, but that few actually want to do – sort of like listening to other people talk about their vacation. If you’re running a business or a startup though, exercise is something you need to do. Let me tell you why. 1. Exercise can help boost creativity A study

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Why Good Photography is Essential for Startups

Spencer/ June 15, 2016/ Photography/ 0 comments

Good photography is essential for startups. A photo has the power to instantly influence your perception of a brand and spark your curiosity. It’s important for entrepreneurs to understand this as they work to build their startup, especially in the beginning. Here are 4 reasons why: 1. Photography leaves more room for interpretation While video definitely has its place in

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3 Common Mistakes Social Entrepreneurs Make

Spencer/ June 11, 2016/ Social Entrepreneurship/ 0 comments

A social entrepreneur is someone who tries to solve a problem that impacts society through entrepreneurial innovation. We often think of social entrepreneurs as those who work in the non-profit sector, though there are many for-profit social entrepreneurs as well. I’ve had the chance to work with non-profits in the Reno area, and I found that there were 3 fairly common mistakes social

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