Author: Waylon Ryan

Waylon Ryan

3 Keys to Reaching Out

Throughout my internship, I have been asked to reach out to many professionals on behalf of the company. At the beginning on my internship it was stressed to me how important the way in which I present myself is when reaching out as I am a representative of the company. The more I contacted others…

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Waylon Ryan

Building a Strong Company Culture

Companies can go many different routes when choosing their culture. It can be cut throat, relaxed, or some in-between. What works for one company may not work for another so it is important to find the right mix. With all the work to do around a startup it is important to remember to take a…

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Waylon Ryan

How to Handle a Business Convention

I recently had the opportunity to attend my first ever business convention as part of a company’s team. Here are a few hints and tips I picked up for how to prepare, what to do, and what to bring. Know why you’re there These conventions cost money to attend so be sure to understand if…

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Waylon Ryan

Startup Environment

One aspect that I love and hate the most about my internship is the lack of a set schedule. The company which I am interning for is currently still a startup. The company is so young that we don’t have the luxury of knowing when work is going to come. If I was to just…

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Waylon Ryan

Prioritizing Tasks

My internship is taking place within a startup environment with a lot that needs to get done and not a lot of people to do it. Sometimes this causes tasks to get pushed to the back burner while the team focuses on more important tasks at hand. The ability to juggle all of these tasks…

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