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Strengthen Innovation by Empowering Your Workforce

Posted on March 5, 2013

Stephen Courtright Assistant Professor of Management at Texas A&M University Stephen Courtright is an assistant professor of management in the Mays Business School, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on leadership development. He earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa and worked as an accountant prior to graduate school. His […]

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Calling Student Business Owners and Entrepreneurs!

Posted on January 15, 2013

Beau Barnette Operations Manager at Startup Aggieland Beau Barnette ’15 is a Landscape Architecture serving as Operations Manager at Startup Aggieland. He currently serves as Head Wrangler for Startup Aggielands Student Leadership Council. Beau is interested in collaborative efforts relating to sustainable agriculture, sustainable development, and social businesses. Beau is team building for a social […]

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How to Cultivate Community Engagement

Posted on November 6, 2012

Will King ’97 Marketing and Communications Director at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum After graduating from Texas A&M in 1997, Will was commissioned and served nearly six years in the U.S. Army, splitting time between the infantry and military intelligence corps. In 2003 he moved to Israel where he lived for more than five […]

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Friday Link Round-Up: October 5th, 2012

Posted on October 5, 2012

Howdy and welcome back to Venture Voice’s Friday Link Round-Up! Here is this week’s list of articles that we found intriguing. Let us know in the comments if you saw any other insightful articles this week! Why You Can’t Do It All How to Make Your Website Look Credible Career Advice from Fortune 500’s Women […]

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A Lasting Impression: Handwritten

Posted on September 18, 2012

Christine Hollinden ’87 Principal at Hollinden| Strategy. Marketing. Branding Blog: Marketing Straight Talk Growing up in a family of six kids, Christine Hollinden ‘87, CPSM knew how to stand out at an early age. As founding principal of the Hollinden, a strategic marketing consulting firm, she’s passionate about helping service-based companies distinguish themselves from the […]

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The Benefits of Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

Posted on August 28, 2012

Alex Gomory Senior Editor for After writing for two years about the housing market collapse for a widely published real estate journal, Alex Gomory is now serving as a writer and editor for, a website dedicated to providing the public with informative articles on the lending industry. He attended Cal Poly Pomona, where […]

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The Power of Being “LinkedIn”

Posted on August 14, 2012

J.R. Atkins Author, Speaker, and Consultant on Social Media, Mobile Apps, and MarketingAs a speaker, J.R. is noted for “taking the mystery out of social media” and speaking in terms that “even a CEO can understand.” He is best known for working with company leaders, sales professionals and marketing managers on how social media and […]

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Why Do We Do the Things We Do?

Posted on July 31, 2012

Richard (Dick) Lester ’03 is the Executive Director of the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. His current research interests focus on corporate governance, upper echelons, and entrepreneurship. Prior to his academic career, Richard spent 25 years in […]

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Are Leaders Born, Or Are They Made?

Posted on July 24, 2012

Sherman Wright Co-founder and Managing Partner of commongroundSherman Wright is co-founder and managing partner of award-winning marketing agency, commonground. The Chicago-based agency recently received the distinction of being named one of the 13 most successful companies to watch in 2012 by Black Enterprise Magazine. Sherman sits on several corporate and non-profit boards including Chicago Advertising […]

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Friday Link Round-Up: July 20th, 2012

Posted on July 20, 2012

Howdy! Here is this week’s list of articles that we found intriguing. Let us know in the comments if you saw any other insightful articles this week! The Million Dollar Elevator Ride Seven Great Entrepreneurship Books That Have Nothing to Do with Business Cheating Business Minds: How to Break the Cycle Ask the Expert: Five […]

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