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yesterday at 18:56. Facebook
Aaron DelGuzzo's first step toward designing his sneaker boutique was teaming up with a friend to create a rendering: "I pulled hundreds of images from different stores—displays, lighting, furniture, seating—then, I started working with a friend of mine who’s an architect to create this rendering. That landed me a lot of the accounts. It started the whole thing.” See more about the...
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01/20/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
According to Aaron DelGuzzo, Co-Founder of sneaker boutique, Likelihood, the unexpected nature of business ownership isn’t easy, but a solution will always present itself. See more on Aaron’s approach to #FirstDrafts: [ Po.st Link ]
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01/16/2017. Facebook
After Jody Hall and her bakery, Cupcake Royale, were featured in the local paper, demand increased exponentially overnight. “My friend said, ‘You need to frost faster.' That evening, a woman named Lilly walked through the door. She grabbed the spatula, did a little swirl and a pat pat . . . it took like 6 seconds instead of 2 minutes. I think that cupcake symbolizes asking for help, bringing...
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01/13/2017. Facebook
Mellicia Marx explains how she landed on the idea that would define her future as a Personal Stylist: “I tried to think of what I could offer that they couldn’t get somewhere else. I came pretty quickly back to these photos I had been doing for my husband for years. I'd put together outfits and we'd take photos of them. He would use the photos each morning to figure out what to wear. People...
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01/13/2017. Facebook
"Being a pioneer and having a seat at the table to help change and shape culture—that’s really really exciting to me. We do stand up for things that are risky, like even selling the gay cupcake five years ago, before any corporation was putting their neck out on that.” - Jody Hall, Founder and CEO of Cupcake Royale. See more of Jody’s secrets to success, along with other motivating stories...
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01/12/2017. Facebook
Jody Hall, Founder and CEO of Cupcake Royale, describes the moment an ordinary spatula and a little bit of teamwork helped her small bakery rise to the top. See more about Jody’s experience getting started, along with the stories of others who are bringing their #FirstDrafts into action: [ Po.st Link ]
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01/11/2017. Facebook
“Sometimes, I feel like people can be super self-conscious about changing their paths. But it turns out to be this amazing strength that, over the years, makes you so much more interesting. And I don’t know what makes us feel like when we get out of college, we need to know what our path is going to be, when a lot of the jobs that exist now didn’t even exist when you were in college five years...
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01/09/2017. Facebook
Diving into an unfamiliar career path can be scary, but the results can be rewarding. Fashion expert Mellicia Marx talks about the first step she took toward becoming a Personal Stylist. See more words of encouragement on achieving your #FirstDrafts: [ Po.st Link ]
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01/04/2017. Facebook
One of the most important things to me on a day-to-day basis is having a notebook. I write every day. That’s how I help process ideas and develop things. It’s just the most organic way to figure out what’s going on in my head and to get that down. I encounter a blank page every single day, so when they appear in my working life, it’s easier for me to deal with them." - Phil Harvey, Writer,...
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01/01/2017. Facebook
Award-winning Filmmaker & Producer, Kevin Harvey, fell in love with film through an unexpected avenue: “I came to the city to study acting, and it wasn’t my thing, but it was great, because it introduced me to filmmaking. I realized I wanted to be the one making the story. So I bought a bunch of gear and just started learning by doing.” See how his #FirstDrafts paved the way for success as he...
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12/28/2016. Facebook
Sometimes, the best way to find ideas is simply to start creating. Filmmakers and twins, Phil and Kevin Harvey, share their personal approaches to overcoming the inevitable creative block. See more from The Harvey Brothers and other inspiring individuals on achieving #FirstDrafts: [ Po.st Link ]
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12/23/2016. Facebook
"My advice about transitioning into a new section or sector in your life is change isn’t always bad. Change is what you make of it. Every person is given the same opportunity, one way or another. It depends on how you look at it, which can catapult you into what you want to do.” Learn more about Team USA athlete Norris Frederick’s approach to #FirstDrafts: [ Po.st Link ]
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12/21/2016. Facebook
Yasmine El Baggari’s dream was to travel the world and help others experience authentic cultural exchanges. But when she launched Voyaj, collaboration is what helped her make a bigger impact than she ever could have made alone. #FirstDrafts
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12/21/2016. Facebook
“Don’t try. It’s either you’re going to do it or you’re not going to do it. Challenge yourself. Do what makes you happy. And if it doesn’t work out, it doesn’t work out on your account. You can always fix that.” See more words of advice on #FirstDrafts from track & field athlete Norris Frederick: [ Po.st Link ]
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12/21/2016. Facebook
Cheddar is interviewing Yasmine El Baggari, Founder of Voyaj and recipient of our first Made for Achieving Award, about her point of view on #FirstDrafts. Tune in to the live video now!
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12/20/2016. Facebook
When it comes to starting a new project, Yasmine El Baggari’s best advice is to be open to the perspectives of other people. Spoken like a true world traveler. #FirstDrafts
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12/19/2016. Facebook
Attitude is everything. For Olympic athlete and motivational speaker, Norris Frederick, doubt is synonymous with drive. See more thoughts from Norris on the pursuit of #FirstDrafts: [ Po.st Link ]
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12/15/2016. Facebook
The snare drum: a simple instrument at first-glance. But for DJ & Producer David Spencer, it represents a pivotal life moment where he discovered his niche. "I started with piano. I didn't enjoy how much mechanics were involved or how perfect posture had to be. When I started playing the snare drum, I enjoyed the challenge of interacting with something in a very precise way, but also a free,...
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12/12/2016. Facebook
"I like approaching things a new way each time. When I sit down and open up a new project, it’s both exciting and fearful to have a blank canvas sitting in front of me." Learn about DJ & Producer David Spencer Belcher’s #FirstDrafts, and how he transforms blank canvases into beautiful compositions: [ Po.st Link ]