Some people have it. Most people don’t. That inner voice that tells them to zig when the rest of the world zags. To bet on themselves rather than take the safe route. To trade a job with a guaranteed salary and benefits for days spent toiling away in the basement or garage hoping to make
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In less than the allotted five years, Truman surpassed the $40 million goal in its “Pursue the Future” fundraising campaign. At the Truman State University Foundation Banquet, April 14, a surprise announcement revealed the campaign exceeded its original goal. “I am grateful for each and every gift commitment that has been made during this campaign.
Starting a business comes with a tremendous amount of challenges, from coming up with the idea to growing the business itself. For Lara (Hardcastle) Maple (’90), these challenges were not the end of the road but an opportunity to channel her passion for business. Maple started her journey working at AT&T for seven years on
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As a part of the Truman State University Foundation Banquet weekend in April, a number of festivities took place across campus. The annual event honors donors and the significant impact they have on Truman. All 17 presidents were recognized during a Sesquicentennial Presidential Celebration. Five of the six living former presidents were in attendance, and
Most 20-something entrepreneurs today are using technology as a means to build their empires, but Austin Hayden (’15) is taking a decidedly retro approach when it comes to selling his recreational water pads. “We do not sell online,” Hayden said. “We respect the brick and mortar of the boating industry.” As a sophomore in college,