Arkansas Fellows Choose Their Own Adventure

Last month, Arkansas Fellows from across the state spent the weekend in Heber Springs. When most Arkansans think of the lake town, they think of afternoons on the boat and relaxed evenings around the grill. While that was certainly a part of the weekend, we spent a sizable part of our time planning what the […]

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The “in Process-ness” Cocoon of Post-Graduation

I have learned a lot transitioning into the adventure our generation has dubbed “adulting.” The key for me though, has been the gradual and still extremely necessary acceptance of my “in process-ness.” What I mean is understanding the importance of giving myself the time and space in this major life transition to be a work […]

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Four Takeaways from Fellows’ Collective Bias Tour

Around this time a month ago, the Arkansas Fellows at Collective Bias invited other Fellows from across the state to our corporate headquarters in Rogers, AR. Collective Bias, an Inmar Company, was the first company to break into the influencer marketing space. We were also one of the first host companies to welcome an Arkansas […]

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My First Few Weeks as an Arkansas Fellow

Moving to a brand new city, alone can be a bit intimidating. I can’t lie, I was a nervous to be moving to Northwest Arkansas. I’m 3 hours away from home, and my family is my everything. However, I was excited about the journey I was preparing to embark upon —  my new job as […]

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Class 3 Fellows Farewell Mixes Cookout with Core Value

Class 3 and Class 4 of the Arkansas Fellowship gathered for a final family meal at the poolside grill of my apartment complex in Fayetteville. The first core value of the Arkansas Fellowship is to Act Like A Family, and it certainly felt like a family that Thursday night. Full disclosure: I’m getting a bit […]

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From “What have I done” to “What can I do”

A little about me, and how I came to be a part of the Arkansas Fellowship: I am cursed with the tendency to overcomplicate everything. I decided that my post-graduation job hunt would be a departure from that norm. So, I applied for one job, received one job offer, and accepted it immediately. I packed […]

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The Secret Ingredients to Slim Chickens Success

The Arkansas Fellows toured the Slim Chickens corporate headquarters last month and learned the story of Slim Chickens–what it takes to be a successful in business–from Tom Gordon & Greg Smart (the Founders), Seth Jensen (CFO) and Chris Allison (CMO). Perseverance. Luck. Creativity. The Slim Chickens story could be summarized in those three words. They […]

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The Fellows Meet the Founders – A Morning at Slim Chickens

Last Friday, Arkansas Fellows embarked on a journey to the Slim Chickens Corporate Headquarters to learn business from Founders, Tom Gordon & Greg Smart, as well as from C.F.O. Seth Jensen and C.M.O. Chris Allison. The Plan: meet with the Founders for the first hour, add Chris and Seth into mix for the second hour […]

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All Classes Represented at Inaugural Arkansas Fellow Reunion

Breweries are a common watering hole for people in Northwest Arkansas, but Bentonville’s Bike Brewing Company saw a unique group of people gather the last Friday of March. The Arkansas Fellowship held its first ever Fellow Reunion, reuniting past Fellows from across the state for an evening of storytelling, street tacos, and (of course) beer. […]

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