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How to Stand Out and Land Your Dream Role

By Chris Marin, Founder at Convertist My friend Erica – let’s call her Erica – was recently in the market for a new sales role. She had a few years experience closing midsize ACV’s, and […]

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Top 10 Ways to Break into Growth Marketing as a Nontechnical

By GrowthX Academy mentor Yunzhe Zhou The odds were definitely stacked up against me: I majored in Psychology, only interned in nontechnical roles and on top of that, lived in a middle-of-nowhere town in Virginia (needless […]

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Top 10 Career Tips

by GrowthX Academy mentor, Amy Slater The Statistics In September of 2016, The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that: “The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was […]

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How to Turn Office Small Talk Into Career Growth Opportunities

Written by GrowthX Academy mentor Ksenia Kouchnirenko, SurveyMonkey Originally Published on LinkedIn If you spend your time in an office, you often find yourself engaging in small talk with your colleagues, work-friends, and executive leadership alike. […]

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Do What You Love: Engagement for your Product & Person

Written by GrowthX Academy mentor Harrison Dahme. Originally posted on Medium. This is part of a 5-part series building a Growth mindset, for life and work.   Where does your heart go when your mind wanders? How […]

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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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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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[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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The Secret to Becoming an A-Player

“Ralph, what’s the secret to becoming an A-player?” Salespeople ask me this all the time. On the one hand, salespeople genuinely don’t know, but want to improve their game. On the other hand, deep down, […]

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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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What I’ve Learned From Taking A Chance At An Early Stage Startup

This post is by Dean Park, an active member of the GrowthX Academy community. He serves as an Account Executive at Interact, a startup striving to help companies turn their online traffic into quality workable leads. Enjoy and learn from […]

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