Don’t Cry Because It’s Over…

I was a junior at Portland State when I decided I was going to pursue an MBA someday. Beyond more career opportunities, I wanted to challenge myself. I wanted to grow intellectually. I wanted to see how far I can stretch my limits. Fast forward a few years to Mother’s Day 2013. Last Sunday, I sat … Continue reading

“Now Is The Time To Do”

Richard Branson is an entrepreneur. He founded Virgin Group, one of the world’s most respected brands. You might be familiar with Virgin Mobile or Virgin Airlines. But did you know that Branson has a hand in a wide range of sectors that include financial services, leisure, music, and more?! I recently came across an article … Continue reading

Buzzin’ Around at Hive

This summer I’ve been interning at Hive, Inc. – a creative marketing agency located in Portland. It’s been a great experience! I’m able to utilize the knowledge I’ve gained during my first year at Willamette and apply it to what I’ve been working on at Hive. One of the most valuable skill-set I’ve learned is … Continue reading

Elaboration Likelihood Model – “Stop the Texts, Stop the Wrecks”

***The following is an excerpt/extension of my assignment submission as part of the Integrated Marketing Communications course I’m taking at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management.*** The Ad Council is a nonprofit organization with a mission of influencing positive social change through communications programs that make a difference in the society. A recent campaign … Continue reading

Get Your MBA…in 2 Years

Eight months ago I wrote a post – Get Your MBA…in 30 Seconds – which is about Fast Company’s “30 Second MBA” resource. It’s an online “curriculum” with advice and insights from people working from the trenches — entrepreneurs, business professionals, executives…those who are making things happen in the business world. I had no idea … Continue reading

Get Your MBA…in 30 Seconds

Okay, you can’t get a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 30 seconds. But hear me out. I love school. I love the atmosphere; I love the abundance of caffeine-powered, time-stretched students and teachers; and most of all, I love being surrounded by a collective group of people with ambitions and a desire to challenge … Continue reading