When I was sitting with my classmates discussing what product we were going to develop for our media entrepreneurship class, I don’t think any of us realized what we were in for. We settled on a podcast, because why not? Everyone is making one these days and if you have any resemblance of media knowledge,… Continue reading What I learned from (trying) to build an enterprise
If you explain to someone the concept of Twitter — the social media platform where thoughts and blurbs are disseminated to followers of 280 characters or less, it’s fair to assume it would be great to share thoughts, opinions, photos and videos to many people without much effort. Not steaming hot takes if a hotdog… Continue reading The martial art of social media strategy
When I told my family way back in high school I wanted to go into sports reporting, the best advice I’ve ever got came from Uncle Bob. Uncle Bob’s message was very clear: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” But what the hell makes him qualified? Well, he’s by far the most… Continue reading The advice I heard from Uncle Bob echoes to this day
Here in East Lansing, we all know what a Coney Island is. They all seem pretty much the same…but how similar are they really? Let’s dive into these diners.
If I had a dollar, or a dime, a nickel or penny or whatever small denomination of currency you wish to use for every time I heard someone say, We should start a podcast, I would be rich enough to never need to use that dumb cliche ever again. That phrase should win an award… Continue reading Let’s start a startup (actually, let’s not and say we did)
I was getting ready to leave the Breslin Center on Michigan State’s campus on a Monday afternoon a few weeks back when I stopped to chat with a mentor of mine. I asked him about the Free Press’ summer internship and the best way to apply. He told me some names, but at the end… Continue reading I was told to find a path out of journalism, but that’s the last thing I’m going to do
When listening to Paul Jaques discuss the continuing entrepreneurial success of Michigan State students who come to The Hatch, there was one phrase in particular that stuck with me. Jaques, the Director of Student and Community Engagement for The Hatch — a coworking space owned by MSU for students to share, collaborate and develop business… Continue reading The lightbulb that went off at The Hatch