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

11 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Being Entrepreneurial…Brittany Marquez

Being Entrepreneurial…Brittany Marquez

I learned to be entrepreneurial through my family.  My father, my mother, one of my brothers, as well as many of my aunts and uncles are all entrepreneurs.  I have seen how they are never really “off the clock” and that they have to deal with a lot more than some people who work in […]

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09 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

A “Real” Intern is an Apprentice…Yara El Mowafy

A “Real” Intern is an Apprentice…Yara El Mowafy

Today, internships offer hands experiences for striving students… in the copy room. As a freshman at George Mason University, I’ve had a couple of internships and my tasks consisted of scanning, filing, cleaning, grabbing coffee or, my favorite, doing nothing. A few months ago, I stumbled upon iMADdu. I had known Mona through Mason SBDC […]

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07 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Thinking Outside The Box…Brittany Marquez

Thinking Outside The Box…Brittany Marquez

 Since working at iMADdu, the lesson that has stood out the most is probably that I need to be able to think outside the box more.  In a couple of research items, I have found myself not really knowing where to go next or who to contact next. When being an entrepreneur, if something stumps […]

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06 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Be My Friend?…Yara El Mowafy

Be My Friend?…Yara El Mowafy

In the business world, success is majorly based on how many friends you have. Yes, how social you are does affect your level of success, in other words this is called networking. Being engaged in the business community will surely benefit any company. Such networking can lead to sponsorships, partnerships, and more. A company can […]

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05 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Reflecting On My Lessons From iMADdu…Brittany Marquez

Reflecting On My Lessons From iMADdu…Brittany Marquez

So far at iMADdu I have learned to sharpen my business documents including my business card, cover letter, and resume.  I have also researched a lot of topics that I am not very familiar with in entrepreneurship and have gotten better at figuring out new information in a faster way. I have also learned about a […]

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04 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Celebrity Chefs as Entrepreneurs….Brittany Marquez

Celebrity Chefs as Entrepreneurs….Brittany Marquez

In Hollywood, there are so many celebrity chefs that you hear people talk about.  One of the first that comes to mind is Wolfgang Puck, who has his own restaurants, mainly in Los Angeles, but some all around the U.S.; even one right here in my hometown of Washington, D.C.  Other celebrity chefs include Paula […]

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03 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Blank Canvas Building…Yara El Mowafy

Blank Canvas Building…Yara El Mowafy

What an honor to finally be a part of the iMADdu team! As a born and raised Egyptian, I grew up very privileged and fortunate yet witnessed daily ordeals of the lower classes. My childhood has made me passionate about making differences, small or large, in the surrounding world. Mona has generously given me a […]

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02 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Reflections on Social Media in Business…Brittany Marquez

Reflections on Social Media in Business…Brittany Marquez

Social media can do some really great things for your new, old, growing, or expanding business.  You can create a business page on Facebook that people can “Like”. On Facebook, you can post about upcoming events, news, sales, opportunities or general information.  People spend so much time on Facebook and Twitter these days that posting […]

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01 Nov iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Creativity in Business….Brittany Marquez

Creativity in Business….Brittany Marquez

There are some aspects of a business where being creative is the furthest thing you want to be.  For example, in any type of financial aspects of business, you want to follow the rules, go by the book, and make sure all your ducks are in a row.  However, there are other aspects where creativity […]

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13 Jun iMADdu Blog | Comments Off

Computer Posture…Stephanie Yang

Computer Posture…Stephanie Yang

iMADdu embraces technology utilizes to give students the experience they so desire and need. Personally, I more than approve of the use of technology here at iMADdu, however this entails a lot of time at the computer. However, when I am concentrating on work on the computer, I completely ignore my posture. This directly affects […]

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