Headbands of Hope

Why You Should Show Up

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / March 2, 2015

During my first week of college, a girl in my dorm said she had to go to an information session about internships at Disney World for one of her classes. She asked if I wanted to tag along. She also added that maybe we could get some frozen yogurt on the way back. Never wanting to turn down an opportunity for frozen yogurt, I obliged. Little did I…

What I Learned After My TEDx Talk

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 21, 2014

  In all honesty, I didn’t sleep a lick the night before my TEDx talk. Every time my eyes would start to close, I’d envision my clicker suddenly crumbling in my hands or the audience in blank stares after I throw out my best joke. It also didn’t help that I had lost my voice a day before from a head cold. As a professional speaker, I still…

Every Entrepreneur’s Pet Peeve

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 30, 2014

I consider myself to be a calm and levelheaded person (except when I’m watching NC State football…or any sports). But everyone has that one thing that makes him or her twitch. That thing that makes you want to reach across the table and bop that person on the head (I’ve only actually done that once). And honestly, this thing didn’t bother me until I started my business, Headbands…

From PR Student to CEO That Makes a Difference

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 8, 2013

Almost everyone can think of a moment where they knew their life was about to change. For me, my moment was right before my 20th birthday in the summer of 2011 at my internship at the Make-A-Wish Foundation… Every day I got to wake up and grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. I took day trips to visit the wish kids at their houses and bring…

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