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Why L’Oréal and Lancôme Exec, Odile Roujol, became a mentor at GrowthX Academy

My path to GrowthX may be different from many of my peers who come from the tech world.  I spent a large part of my career as an executive in the beauty and luxury sector. […]

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Communication and Empathy Drive UX Design

“What we all do is with the customer in mind.” (Dane Howard) One of our GrowthX Academy Mentors, Dane Howard, who is the Chief Experience Officer at Trov Inc., an InsurTech company, stopped by recently […]

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Making a Career Change? Consider a Personal Board of Advisors

If you’re considering a career change, form a Personal Board of Advisors. A personal board of advisers can improve your life by giving you access to unlimited opportunities and maximizing your potential while keeping you […]

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A Career Switch Can Be Valuable

Dave Leggett is in the middle of a career switch from Financial Planning to UX Design as a student at GrowthX Academy.  What is the value of your career? The one you’re in right now, […]

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How to Pitch Like a Boss: Mark Breier, In-Q-Tel

David Stewart graduated as part of the Charter Class at GrowthX Academy and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with GrowthX Academy Mentor, Mark Breier, a […]

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What is Design Thinking?

“Always pick a tool that will solve your problem.” (E.L Fox) E.L. Fox is a noted UX Researcher and Designer at Mule Design Studio. She’s also a Mentor at GrowthX Academy where I’m learning UX […]

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30 Takeaways from Lean Startup Week

Special thanks to Hype App for setting me up with a free pass to The Lean Startup Conference!  I recently attended the Lean Startup Week hosted by Eric Ries, the author of “The Lean Startup Methodology.” Here are […]

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Veterans Targeted By Tech Firms For Recruitment

“When you no longer wear a uniform, a lot of what you thought about yourself has changed. Who are you, and where do you think of yourself in this broad-strokes world?” Those are the words […]

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Sean Sheppard Named as a Top 20 Inside Sales Influencer

GrowthX Academy Co-Founder and Lead Instructor of the Sales and Business Development Program, Sean Sheppard, named as a top 20 inside sales influencer in recognition of his expertise on all facets of product validation, marketing, sales […]

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[Podcast] Driving Start-Up Growth and Giving Back

GrowthX Academy Co-Founders, Sean Sheppard and Will Bunker, share their wisdom on the latest podcast episode of Popping the Bubble. Listen below to learn from their experience. As Sean likes to say, “experience is what […]

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Growth Hacking: The “What If” Mentality

Self-taught growth hacking extraordinar, Dan McGaw, knows from experience that navigating daily challenges as a founder and entrepreneur, parent, and pioneer in the growth industry only gets more intricate over time. Dan is founder and […]

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The Five Barriers To Success

One day I was working on interviews. I was trying to find several great candidates for my sales development team. People were just blowing the interview left and right. It was very frustrating to me. […]

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