Braven & Credit Karma Capstone Challenge

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Oscar and Faith, two Fall ’18 Braven Fellows, reflect on their experience after winning the Braven Design Thinking Capstone Challenge with Credit Karma.

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Storytelling As Leadership: Building Trust in your Cohort

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“Storytelling As Leadership” is Braven’s first event for Fellows at San José State University. Martin shares his own and another Fellow’s experience at SAL.

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The Ultimate Interview Guide

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So you got invited for an interview at your dream company. Now what? Check out our ultimate interview guide to help you hit it out of the park!

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People of Braven: Monica Cervantes

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Monica Cervantes, Braven Fellow Fall ‘18

Monica Cervantes, Fall ’18 Fellow, grew up working on computers. Her passion for creating things from scratch inspired her to pursue mechanical engineering.

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Transformational Leadership: Why it Matters

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Transformational leaders inspire others to reach their full potential. How can you exude transformational leadership in your current role?

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People of Braven: Andrew Arredondo

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Andrew Arredondo is a Braven fellow, an intern for Junior Achievement, is pursuing his second master’s degree (you heard that right, folks!), and is on the autism spectrum. Clearly, Andrew is nothing short of amazing. Read about how he hasn’t let anything prevent him from leading the life he wants.

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How Informational Interviews Can Boost Your Career

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Informational interviews can boost your career and help you discover a career path that fits your interests and personality. Learn more about the benefits of informational interviews and the positive impact they can have on your job hunt.

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Confessions of a Leadership Coach

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I’m an LC, I’m 30 years old, I graduated from Rutgers with a degree in English and have the most awesome company where I’m mentored by two brilliant women. But here’s my confession: I gain my most valuable skills from volunteering with Braven.

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Top 10 Reasons to Take the Braven Course

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We believe leaders emerge from everywhere. The future demands that people, like yourself, have the professional skills, confidence, and experiences to thrive in today’s competitive world. You get that and more at Braven. Here are the top 10 reasons to take the Braven course. 

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Sincerity and Networking Go Hand in Hand

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We live in an era where networking is a necessity. Our professional networks lead to more business opportunities, a greater source of connections, and meaningful experiences. What’s important to keep in mind is that sincerity and networking is about making valuable, sincere connections with others.

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