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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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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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My Journey Through The Academy and Into a Job I Love

The road to GrowthX Academy was filled with plenty of surprising twists. My journey has taken me from the Rocky Mountains to a small village in Guatemala. I’ve worked in the NFL, chased a few […]

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From Accounting in Dallas to Sales Ops in Silicon Valley; Thanks, Academy!

In my last post, I explained how I made the jump from being an accountant to a Sales & Business Development student at the Academy. I took a leap of faith, and left behind a […]

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How I Decided to Attend the Academy

If you are considering GrowthX Academy, it is important to know that the value is so much more than the knowledge you gain. The hidden value that you won’t necessarily read about is in the relationships […]

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How Your Liberal Arts Degree Prepares You For a Technology Career

A growing number of the new jobs in tech aren’t in coding — they’re in fields in which you need to talk to humans. That’s where liberal arts majors come in. Say you’ve created a […]

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GrowthX Academy Students Go Hands-On With Startups During HELLp Week

Just four weeks into their GrowthX Academy course, the sales and business development students are putting what they’ve been learning into practice. During this “HELLp Week,” startups are invited to collaborate with academy students, helping them […]

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You Need to Love the People Around You: What I Learned as the 23rd Employee of Lyft

A love for design. A wanderlust for experiencing beautiful nature. It’s the small things that sometimes have the largest influence on our lives. I realized this as I went on a wild ride to California […]

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