Entrepreneurship


Group of female student with Reno mayor Hillary Schieve. Leaders with entrepreneurial spirit, joining mayor Schieve for the WIBA “Mayoratorial”. Entrepreneurship / Stories

Curiosity. It’s the fundamental attribute of one of my greatest mentors. She seeks new experiences and regularly strives to develop and hone new talents. Her passion of decades is drawing out the best in herself and those around her. It’s what initially brought Liset Puentes into my life. In her first semester as a transfer student, Liset was a journalist for the Nevada Sagebrush. She...

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Top 3 Tips for Excellence from Ad and Public Relations Person of the Year: Stephanie Kruse Business / Entrepreneurship / Stories

Stephanie Kruse grew up on a farm in a small Iowa town with 1,000 people. It’s a part of the country where there are lots of churches and everyone’s taught that you do the right thing by helping your neighbor. Being raised in the bible belt of Iowa with great morals, values and work ethic is what defined her life. Fast forward a few decades...

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5 Answers on Excellence: Alice Heiman Part II Business / Entrepreneurship / Stories / Video

Alice Heiman, originally from New Jersey, studied education and started a resource center for parents and teachers just after earning a master’s degree in literacy. With a cutting edge business in education, she spoke at conferences around the country. Although she was an expert with a passion for the industry, she faced a tough lesson not reaching the revenue necessary to keep her business open. Next...

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From Teaching Literacy to Training the Trainers in Sales: Alice Heiman Part I Business / Entrepreneurship / Stories / Video

Alice Heiman is originally from New Jersey and lived there the first 18 years of her life. She went to Indiana University in Bloomington and chose that school because they had a great art program. While playing on the women’s soccer team in college, she quickly realized she wouldn’t make a living in art and ended up studying to be a teacher. Her undergraduate degree is in elementary...

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