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Member Spotlight: Cody Hutchins

Cody Hutchins always knew that normal wouldn't cut it. He had to accomplish something more. While traveling abroad, Cody realized the power that a simple bracelet had to spark conversation & ignite connection. He refused to let these experiences sit idle. Bohnd Bracelets was born. Garnering attention through competitions while still in undergrad at WKU, Bohnd Bracelets quickly grew. Today, Cody's dreams of accomplishing something more have come to life as Bohnd Bracelets continues to expand & impact individuals across the globe.

Building a High Impact Personal Brand

Building a High Impact Personal Brand

"All strong brands are based in what is true and authentic. Your personal brand will disintegrate if it is not build on characteristics that are authenticity you. Moreover, you’ll also be worn out – it’s exhausting to be inauthentic. If you’re wearing a mask and trying to be something you’re not..."

How To Run Live User Testing, Part 1: Setup

How To Run Live User Testing, Part 1: Setup

When I was in Nashville, I rented a conference room from the Entrepreneur Center. It worked out perfectly.

I was scheduled to be spending a week in Nashville, which gave us a great opportunity to run our test outside of the Bay Area. This is incredibly valuable because the Bay Area tends to be filled with tech-savvy, early adopters. Nashville has its fair share of them, but technology isn’t as core to the community there, so we felt like this would give us an opportunity to meet more “real” users. 

ABC Announces New Intensive Training for Artists

ABC Announces New Intensive Training for Artists

A new six-week intensive training opportunity that empowers working artists to see their vision through an entrepreneurial lens. Hosted at the Entrepreneur Center (EC), Periscope gives artists perspective and tools to organize, plan, and sustain their creative careers through one-hour lectures with John Murdock, Director of Education at the EC, and break-out groups facilitated by top Nashville arts professionals.