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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These Fellows Took Different Paths, Then Got Married.

Will joined the first class of the Arkansas Fellowship in the spring of 2014; Erin joined the second class the next year. Fast forward to the spring of 2018, and Erin has created millions of dollars in value for her host company while Will has empowered local clients through his own digital marketing agency, The […]

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The Fellowship Changed How I See My Time, Skills, and Peers

Coming to the end of my second year, the Arkansas Fellowship has afforded me the chance to reflect on the highlights and hard lessons of beginning my professional career. Here are the wisdoms from both the Arkansas Fellowship and my position at Collective Bias that have left the biggest impressions on me. It’s all about […]

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How I Found A Job After College

  With graduation just around the corner, the next step is top of mind for college seniors. Some apply to graduate schools; others start looking for post-graduate employment. I was one of those students, scared after a lifetime of moving from one level of education to the next that I wouldn’t know exactly where to […]

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Diversity & Inclusion In the Workplace: Gender Inequality

One of the most underrated aspects that startups fail to consider during initial periods is implementing a policy that supports diversity and inclusion. It’s very easy for leaders to overlook or not even consider these nuances when they’re sourcing people to help lead their organizations. A common misconception people believe when they hear buzzwords such […]

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Embracing Failure

“The unexamined life is not worth living,” says Socrates. Although brutal, this dictum yields an important lesson: How can we better ourselves without reflecting on our thoughts and past actions? In any situation that didn’t turn out the way I expected, whether an interaction with a coworker turned sour or a project failed, I asked […]

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Walking Into the Wild

“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless. I can’t think of a better quote than this one from my favorite book and movie, Into the […]

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Entrepreneurial Resource: How I Built This from NPR

In my time in the Fellowship and lurking in the local startup scene, I’ve noticed something about those who are entrepreneurs or have a desire to become an entrepreneur. They have drive. And not this #drive #motivation #griding kind of drive. I’m talking about constantly working, day and night, on a singular goal until their […]

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