Tag: Chris Shanks


4 Strengths that Contribute to Excellence in Reno: Part I Lists

Alright, here’s the update. To date, I’ve interviewed 17 people from Reno in business, entrepreneurship or politics about their story of excellence. I collected their background and asked them all the same five questions. In one of the questions, I ask what one strength contributes most to their excellence. For the purpose of this post, I translated preliminary results from their answers into four key strengths that all start with the...

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A Decade of Experience Turned a Garage Dream into a Reality: Chris Shanks Entrepreneurship / Stories

Don’t underestimate the power of business planning in the garage with your college roommate. Although ideas at that time in your life may not necessarily work out, it’s worth thinking it through with people you trust and envisioning a business that might some day come to fruition. This story is true for Chris Shanks who brewed beer in the garage during his days as an undergraduate...

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