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He was never fired but it almost happened once. I’m not saying he was proud of the slight chance to get canned; it’s more about how he handled the situation that was excellent. At the time, Jim Marren was bartending at Lakeridge Tennis Club while he was finishing his undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. The boss almost let him go, but Jim explained...

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Community Service Advocate & President of Dickson Realty: Nancy Fennell Business / Stories

A great real estate agent is the ultimate entrepreneur who at the core relies on relationships to maintain excellence. It’s the best job in the whole world because real estate is the foundation of communities. Buying a new house is a personal expression. It’s where we raise our children and where we endow our schools; it’s our neighborhood. There is nothing more basic or fundamental...

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Alaska Native turned Fashion Industry Entrepreneur & Founder of BootRoxx: Heather Sallan Entrepreneurship / Stories

You would never guess one of Reno’s most stylish and motivated entrepreneurs hails from Anchorage, Alaska. It’s okay, because she doesn’t believe it either. Growing up she felt like a fish out of water. She craved big cities, fashion, culture and starting her own business. She found she was a more inspired worker than she was a student after landing her first jobs in sales. Growing...

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Food Allergy Advocate, Blogger & Consultant: Caroline Moassessi Entrepreneurship / Stories

It wasn’t hard for Caroline Moassessi to find the motivation to get involved. Data and information was lacking and there was only one national organization that increased public awareness for food allergies nearly 15 years ago. When her son was diagnosed with life threatening food allergies at age 2, there was no support in school or the community to protect her son. Her maternal instinct is...

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