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5 Steps to Transition from Athlete to Entrepreneurship

Sports Networker: When the time comes for an athlete to move from the playing field to the boardroom, lots of questions arise: “What career path should I follow? What am I best suited to do given my unique traits as an athlete? How will I find professional fulfillment?” After a successful stint as a student-athlete at the University of Hawaii (a proud member of the 1999 championship football team) and Missouri State University, the answer for AthleteNetwork CEO Chris Smith was simple: entrepreneurship. He shared five steps that can help anyone seamlessly transition from athlete to entrepreneur.

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Science Dispels Four Common Marketing Assumptions

CMO.com: Some marketers would have you believe that marketing is more of an art than a science. But, when you add a scientific lens to your marketing efforts, it becomes possible to uncover specific, accurate information about customers and trends. Dynamit CEO Matt Dopkiss shares four real-world examples of successful marketing strategies that defy common assumptions.

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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Heather Whaling

Spin Sucks: Gini Dietrich interviewed Heather about trusting your instincts, the importance of freedom and flexibility in the workplace and her biggest PR industry pet peeves.

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Avoid these 3 pitfalls when considering switching majors

USA Today College: 80 percent of college students nationwide change their major at least once before graduating. UChic founder Christie Garton shares how to make the transition as smooth as possible by avoiding three pitfalls: not talking with advisors, not doing enough research and not considering credit hours.

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Workshops scheduled to help Columbus nonprofits learn to make money

Columbus Business First: The Center for Social Enterprise Development will host nine workshops – up from four last year– and introduce a new boot camp, six-month mentoring program and a new database that lists local social enterprises.

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A five-step plan for discovering your ‘inner genius’

Bizwomen.com reporter Caroline McMillan Portillo is participating in — and reporting on — Hello Fearless’ Boss School, a 10-week online course designed to teach busy, aspiring female entrepreneurs what they need to know to start and grow a business. Caroline spoke to Boss School mentor Andy Drish, co-founder and CEO of The Foundation, about his 5-step plan for discovering your “inner genius.”

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Sara Davidson: Teaching female entrepreneurs how to fearlessly build a profitable business

Entrepreneur on Fire: Hello Fearless co-founder Sara Davidson gave the Entrepreneur on Fire podcast an inside glance at her journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

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Fashion with a purpose: Be stylish and do good

Quarterlette: The idea of “fashion with a purpose” has taken the industry by storm, with brands like TOMS Shoes trailblazing the concept of giving back while getting something fashionable and on-trend in return. But while some may believe TOMS is the first to make the connection, the roots intertwining fashion and philanthropy go back even further. UChic founder Christie Garton discusses the potential fashion has to positively impact the world.

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Local Mobile App Developer Raises Money For Toys At Ronald McDonald House

10TV: On Christmas Eve, Whence delivered 117 presents to 58 children staying at Central Ohio’s Ronald McDonald House. 10TV was there to chat with co-founder Web Smith as the toys were delivered.

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Good Day Columbus: Giving Back with Whence

Good Day Columbus interviewed Whence co-founder Web Smith about how Central Ohio residents could use the app to donate $35 to provide toys for children through Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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