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George Mason University  // Posts tagged as "George Mason University"

27 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Admiring Phil Knight…Brittany Marquez

Admiring Phil Knight…Brittany Marquez

I admire Phil Knight, the CEO of Nike.  He made a business plan and started selling shoes out of the trunk of his car at track meets across the Pacific Northwest back in the 1960’s.  He didn’t love the “swoosh” logo at first, but it is now one of the most recognized logos ever. As […]

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26 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Advice for Apprentice Recruitment…Brittany Marquez

Advice for Apprentice Recruitment…Brittany Marquez

My advice is solely to be yourself.  If you are yourself and you show that loud and clear to Mona and/or any other staff, if you are the right person, they will pick you.  If you try to be someone you’re not, it will come off in a bad way and then you will be […]

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25 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Making a Difference State of Mind…Brittany Marquez

Making a Difference State of Mind…Brittany Marquez

The way I go about ensuring I make a difference each week is keeping it on the forefront of my mind.  Like anything, when you forget something, put it at the bottom of your list, or in the “back of your head,” you tend not to accomplish what you set out to do.  It has […]

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24 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Confidence in Writing…Brittany Marquez

Confidence in Writing…Brittany Marquez

As a TEM (Tourism and Events Management) major at George Mason University, we do not do a ton of writing in long form; it is mainly documents, forms, resumes, etc… Since working with iMADdu, I have gained experience creating blog posts and articles, critiquing other people’s writing, and summarizing research that I have been completing. […]

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21 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Technology Skills to Success at iMADdu…Brittany Marquez

Technology Skills to Success at iMADdu…Brittany Marquez

I think in order to be a successful apprentice at iMADdu, you need to possess above average technology skills.  You need to able to work the Smartsheet a lot.  For example, I opened up SmartSheet for my mom who has below average technology skills and she was completely stumped.  She had no idea where to […]

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20 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

The iMADdu Choice…Brittany Marquez

The iMADdu Choice…Brittany Marquez

I chose iMADdu for a number of reasons.  The job description of being able to do a lot of stuff that entrepreneurs do was very enticing.  I thought it would be a great way to expand my skills.  Mona and her team also offer a lot of flexibility.  I am able to work completely remotely, […]

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16 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Writing Skill Updates…Brittany Marquez

Writing Skill Updates…Brittany Marquez

I have enhanced my writing skills a lot since being at iMADdu. With every week that comes, especially because I work remotely, all the work I do has to be written out in order to be evaluated.  Up to this point, there has been research, evaluations, blog posts, articles, rewriting my resume, creating my cover […]

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15 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Prepared vs. Practical…Yara El Mowafy

Prepared vs. Practical…Yara El Mowafy

A week has now gone by during which I’ve been a remote apprentice. The past few weeks I’ve had several transitioning meetings, several follow-up meetings, a conference call and many emails. With that and a full time job I’ve noticed that I’ve been burdening myself with carrying around a seven pounds laptop. When it comes […]

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14 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Defining Entrepreneurship…Brittany Marquez

Defining Entrepreneurship…Brittany Marquez

Entrepreneurship means that you are in business for yourself.  You are essentially responsible for all parts of an organization.  You are to be able to delegate different responsibilities to different people but at the end of the day, if something does or does not work, it is going to affect you much more than it […]

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13 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Executing Goals…Brittany Marquez

Executing Goals…Brittany Marquez

In order to execute your own goals I would suggest keeping an open mind. You never know how certain things that may not seem very useful can really help you out in the end. There are different ways that people try to get you to see different sides of yourself, your skills, and your strengths/weaknesses. […]

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