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Application Sunday, Part VI: When the gatekeepers are wrong

Every Sunday I share the weekly open call I submit my work to and the lessons I learned from a year of following a relentless application regimen! 1,616 more words

Application Sunday & What I Learned From A Year Of Artist Call Submissions

Graduation 2015

I am just writing this post to try and get a feel for my blog and how this all works. I have been out of the loop because I have been in college earning my bachelor degree. 235 more words


New Mentor Team!

The end of the Summer Term marked the end of┬álast year’s Mentor Team. Thank you to all our fantastic Mentors from last year and their manager, Andrew, you were all fantastic – but, at the end of last term, we did select the new Mentors for this year’s team. 161 more words


The death of mentors

The story is all too familiar: Whenever there is scarcity in something, whenever a need once met through the crafting of genuine relationships can no longer be satisfied, its satisfaction is catered to a product. 1,072 more words


Advisory deck vs. Board deck - what's the difference?

I am on the advisory board of 2 companies and on the board of directors of 1. One way to┬áthink of startups as going through the “forever school of learning”. 298 more words


Does your idea matter at all to anyone but you as an #entrepreneur?

Short answer – it does a lot, but not as much as you think it does.

There is a never ending debate about how much do ideas matter when you are starting. 506 more words


Gratitude Messages and a Mentor

I’m asking for your help. Who should I send a gratitude message to today? A friend, family member, someone I haven’t talked to in a while, someone who serves me at a local establishment, my hair stylist? 382 more words