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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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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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Reno: “Little Vegas” to Little Silicon Valley

Spencer/ June 4, 2016/ Around Reno, Entrepreneurship/ 0 comments

Reno is drawing a lot of people’s attention, and it’s not for gambling and divorce anymore. It’s no secret that Reno has done a good job of drawing in some big names in tech lately: Tesla, Switch, and Apple, just to name a few. This makes sense though considering the proximity to Silicon Valley and the generous tax incentives offered. The

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Can You Be a Part-Time Entrepreneur?

Spencer/ May 31, 2016/ Entrepreneurship/ 0 comments

An entrepreneur will take on as much as they can handle to make their business a reality. But if they have to work a 40 hour “day job” on top of all the day-to-day activities that goes along with their business, will they really be able to make it happen? There will undoubtedly be stories on both sides of the

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Wait, You’re NOT the Stereotypical Millennial?

Spencer/ May 27, 2016/ Life/ 0 comments

It’s a typical day: you’re in the bathroom browsing Facebook on your phone when you come across a post that goes something like “[insert odd number] Things EVERY Millennial [insert sweeping statement that all millennials can relate to].” By the end of the article, you’ve learned that basically every single millennial works two jobs (one is definitely with a trendy,

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Difficult People: Oh How We Love Them

Spencer/ May 24, 2016/ Life/ 0 comments

We all have to deal with difficult people at some point. Entrepreneurs will likely deal with far more difficult people than they might expect, simply because people in a powerful position have a tendency of being difficult. Whether at work, in line at the post office, or on stage defending your business idea, we will inevitably meet that difficult person

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Startup Perks? How About a Tesla

Spencer/ May 21, 2016/ Design, Motivation, Photography/ 0 comments

A new startup is leasing Teslas for its employees. Practichem, a startup based in North Carolina, recently reserved the new Tesla Model 3 for all of its 15 employees. All I can think is…WHERE DO I SIGN UP? “If you’re one of the brave souls trying to launch a startup and offering employee perks is in question, think seriously about

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