Author: Danny Rehr

  • Vancouver Continues to Evolve With ‘Meet the Meetups’

    Vancouver Continues to Evolve With ‘Meet the Meetups’

    Big social- and civic-focused events put on by the community in Vancouver, WA are usually small.  It’s as if we pander to a supposed dominance of our neighbor to the south (Portland, OR).  Every now and again a certain event gets the community to evolve to a new, better standing.  Why can’t this be the […]

  • Tuesday, November 7 Event

    Tuesday, November 7 Event

    Live Interviews of the Ambitious is proud to be a featured group at this event. Tickets are available on eventbrite.com. Meet the Meetups November 7 flier.

  • Happy Fountain Pen Day, 2018!

    https://www.fountainpenday.org Also sponsored by ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious’ sponsor, Ryan Krusac Studios.

  • ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious’ Welcomes Gravitate as Sponsor

    ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious’ Welcomes Gravitate as Sponsor

    Vancouver, WA: Gravitate, the Vancouver-based digital marketing and web design firm, has agreed to sponsor ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious‘, a meetup group featuring live informational interviews to learn about the person behind the job title. What’s more, all local events will take place in the Gravitate offices. Gravitate substantiates business identities by partnering with […]

  • ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious’ Welcomes Ryan Krusac Studios as Sponsor

    ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious’ Welcomes Ryan Krusac Studios as Sponsor

    Vancouver, WA: The Calhoun, Georgia-based luxury writing instrument artisan, Ryan Krusac Studios, will sponsor ‘Live Interviews of the Ambitious‘, a meetup group featuring live informational interviews to learn about the person behind the job title.   Ryan Krusac Studios has made a name for itself through high-quality materials, craftsmanship and customer service – all the […]

  • Rehr Consulting to Support nConnect

    Rehr Consulting to Support nConnect

    Rehr Consulting has agreed to support Vancouver, WA-based nConnect for classroom talks and to further business development opportunities.  The volunteering will support the ambitions of others to meet promise and potential; additionally, the problem addressed by nConnect has deep connection to my transition from high school to college and beyond. nConnect exists to offer students […]

  • Giving A Talk On Informational Interviewing, Oct 15, 2018

    Giving A Talk On Informational Interviewing, Oct 15, 2018

    WHO: Ambitious professionals in the technology and business space.  Open to the public.  Free admission. WHAT: Get Hired In Tech.  30-minute talk.  Q&A after.  Networking before/after. WHERE: CoLab Coworking @ Tandem Hall (810 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98660). WHEN: Monday, October 15, 2018 @ 9:00a. WHY: Support the ambitions of others to meet their promise and potential; […]

  • Process Development: Why Strategy Comes First

    Process Development: Why Strategy Comes First

    Whether for scaling, gaining efficiencies or improving quality, process seems to be a hot topic amongst small businesses. It figures. Solving problems and generating value are universally held as good. Calling for processes, and needing processes are two different things, though. And the difference is a big one. Strategy. A Risk to What? When implementing […]

  • Leadership and Self-Deception Book Review

    Leadership and Self-Deception Book Review

    Calibrating one’s sense of self is a fundamental component of working with others.  The Arbinger Institute (“Arbinger”) explains this notion in its 2010 parable, Leadership and Self-Deception: getting out of the box1.  The main character, Tom, arguably learns more about the elements of psychology than he does leadership; although, his arc shows us how to […]

  • Strategy: The Essence of the Entrepreneur

    Strategy: The Essence of the Entrepreneur

    What is the essence of the entrepreneur?  The person?  The idea?  The business?  A quick look at the three facets in question follows. Person Preferences, worldview, values and so on will be constructs of any startup.  It is likely that attributes of one’s identity lead to new ideas.  We often hear how important the entrepreneur […]