As the growth manager for the on-demand workspace company Breather, Sidney Baptista gets to work in a rapidly evolving field. However, his career path wasn’t always pointing him toward this role. Instead, a significant change took him into the world of marketing.
“One day, I decided to quit my job even though I was living paycheck to paycheck. I knew that if I didn’t have a job and I had bills to pay next month, I would hustle harder. That stress of not having a job and bills coming in made me think, ‘what am I doing wrong?’ and I realized that I wasn’t networking … I wasn’t meeting anybody in the industry.”
This article by Emil Ray first appeared on Github.
It is December 5th, and the first snow of the year is coming softly down over the blue-gray of early morning Boston. I’m sitting on the 16th floor, in the quiet little corner table I’ve occupied most mornings for the last 7 weeks, drinking my coffee and watching the rooftops of the financial district gather their frosting of white. (more…)
This article first appeared on Next View Ventures’ blog.
There are few things in this world that human beings value more than stability. (more…)
Peggy Yu is a master builder. Be it young companies, high-performing teams, or careers, Peggy’s strengths lie in her ability to keenly listen, intently observe, identify roadblocks, and develop quickly. (more…)
Not looking forward to another day at work? Maybe your company is utterly immune to new ideas, or maybe your job is as painfully boring as a line at the post office. Either way, you’re not alone in wondering if you should leave your job. According to a 2015 study, 71% of workers in the US feel bored and disengaged at work. (more…)
Kaleigh Simmons is the Director of Marketing at Chicago fintech company Rippleshot. A classically trained journalist-turned-full-stack marketer, Kaleigh also a graduate of our full-time marketing bootcamp-turned-award-winning instructor. (more…)
Now don’t be sad, oh, ’cause two out of three ain’t bad—Meat Loaf
At Startup Institute, we believe that finding a career you’re truly passionate about is attainable—that work can be fulfilling both intellectually and emotionally. Still, finding this kind of work is easier said than done. (more…)
At Startup Institute we accept, on average, 18% of candidates who apply to our program. So, how can you know if you’ve got what it takes? Our Admissions Guide provides a lot of insights on the admissions process and what we’re looking for, but there’s a lot more to it. (more…)