Meet Brendan, Our New Intern!

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I’m delighted to introduce you all to Brendan McKenney, our new intern. Brendan is a Senior at Arlington High School who has some very strong entrepreneural instincts. He is the founder of Heights Landscaping, a local raking and shoveling enterprise he started with his brother. Along with his brother, Brendan has enough clients to warrant an entire crew of helpers.

Brendan will be joining us for the fall semester and wants to learn everything he can about running a business. He’ll be our featured guest at our upcoming coffee break events in October. Brendan will be helping with these and other events, and will be creating a new website for his business as his internship project. Feel free to stop by to share your wisdom and your experience.

5 Essential Lessons From a Successful Entrepreneur

Post from Chad Peevy from the National Freelancers Union

Woman at keyboardI have a deep respect for anyone who takes the leap to go out on their own to start their own business. For most entrepreneurs, that means living life without a safety net. You’re putting yourself, your product, and your service out into the market and acting largely out of faith in yourself: faith that you will be able to make a living and faith that you will be able to support yourself, your family, and your employees.

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