In the podcast Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman, who is the co-founder of LinkedIn and a partner at Greylock, Hoffman explains his perspective on entrepreneurship and how he believes “there’s only one way to find your big idea… look for it, look for it, look for it and then act.” Hoffman says people think that there’s… Continue reading “This Should Exist…”
It’s very rare for a creative idea for a startup to come out of no where. If only it was as as easy as walking down the street, having the idea fall from the sky with a note attaches saying, “Hey, take this idea, create a startup and become a successful human being.” If only… Continue reading A Fax Machine?
So, I went on a field trip to Detroit with my media entrepreneurship class last week, and it was truly an enjoyable trip! We met some amazing people — and I learned that I knew nothing about the city I’ve spent my entire life in! When I graduate, I am making it my priority to… Continue reading Helloooooo Detroit!
Normally, it Is hard to talk to people who have developed a platform. Well, no necessarily hard, but they rarely detail everything they have done to be successful or give you their details, or “sauce.” However this past week my Michigan State media entrepreneurship class went to Detroit and met with several successful entrepreneurs who… Continue reading A Ride to Detroit, For Knowledge
Last Friday, my Michigan State media entrepreneurship class visited Detroit to tour the city and spoke with entrepreneurs based in Detroit. Fun fact: It was actually my first trip to Detroit for a reason other than going to the airport, so I was looking forward to seeing more of Michigan and learning from some go-getters… Continue reading Finding Success in Unconventional Ways
A 100 people who love your product is better than a thousand who just like it. That’s a lesson from Sam Altman, the founder of business accelerator YCombinator. I think that’s true in business and in life. But I first heard about it on the podcast Master’s of Scale, which is hosted by LinkedIn co-founder… Continue reading Love is better than like
The revival of Detroit may be exemplified in the new tall shiny buildings, property developments and construction projects underway, but beneath the surface are the entrepreneurs and innovators that brought the fresh ideas and life back into the city. I had the honor of joining my class of aspiring journalists, media marketers and entrepreneurs to… Continue reading Detroit: Meeting the Leaders Behind the Revival