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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Developing Your Personal Brand

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When you hear the word “brand”, you probably think of popular companies like Nike, Apple, and Google. But large corporations with trademarks aren’t the only ones with brands. You, as an individual, have your own personal brand.

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Forbes Under 30 Summit Experience

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Claudia Saavedra (Fall ‘17 Fellow) is now a graduate student at Rutgers University-Newark. She recently had the opportunity to attend the Forbes Under 30 Summit, so we caught up with her to find out how she was able to snag that awesome opportunity and what her experience was like.

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5 Latinx Leaders to Watch

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This Hispanic Heritage Month, we are calling attention to 5 Latinx leaders (in no particular order) who are living their legacy in our communities. We can’t wait to watch the impact that they’ll continue to have on our cities, regions, and nation.

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“Undercover” at the Campus Career Fair

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Attending a career fair can be exciting and extremely nerve-racking at the same time. Read about Jimmy Vo’s undercover experience at his campus career fair and check out his tips for mastering your next career fair.

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Interning at Penguin Random House

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For the past six months, Sukanya Kumar has been interning at Penguin Random House. Learn about her amazing experience working as an IT Intern in the publishing industry and how she got there.

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The Greatness Within You

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Braven connected Sarah Jolly, 2018 Fellow, to an internship opportunity at the Partnership for College Completion at WeWork. Read about how she gained the courage to find the greatness within herself to succeed.

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Meet Vince Marigna, Executive Director of Braven – Newark

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Vince Marigna, newest member of the Braven – Newark team, will help ensure that thousands of students at Rutgers University – Newark gain the skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to successfully transition from college to career. Learn about his story in his interview with Braven!

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