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Highlights from Sean Sheppard’s “How To Talk To Humans” Series with Jon Miller

This post is by GrowthX Academy Mentor Dean Park and was originally posted on LinkedIn. Listen to the live recording of How to Talk to Humans with Sean Sheppard and Jon Miller: A leader in […]

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So You Wanna Be a Software Sales Rep…

If you’re considering a career in software sales, check out GrowthX Academy Mentor Steve Crepeau’s post on the traits you’ll need to succeed. Steve would know…he has over twenty five years of experience selling enterprise […]

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GrowthX Academy Mentor, Arjun Arora, Tapped to Lead Fundraising for 500Startups

We’re proud to announce and congratulate GrowthX Academy Mentor, Arjun Arora, on being tapped to lead investor relations and fundraising for 500 Startups. GrowthX enjoys its ongoing relationship with 500 Startups. Here is Sean Sheppard hosting […]

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What To Expect In 2017’s New Era Of Sales

In a recent Forbes article, GrowthX Academy Sales & BD Program Mentor and SalesHacker CEO, Max Altschuler, shared his insights on what to expect in 2017’s new era of sales: “New technologies, like bots that […]

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Three UX Designers on Why They Design and How They Got Started

GrowthX Academy spoke with three UX designers about what inspired them to pursue a career in the field and how they got started. They each came to UX design from different careers but were all fascinated by the opportunity […]

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CES 2017: The Next Killer App for the Car

After a few days of digesting last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas, I’ve thought about what new user experiences I saw would have the most practical impact. With everything from new VR apps […]

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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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