Convos

Zach Horvath of Live a Great Story

“With this new year I’m focused on being more social, connecting with more people, more coffee chats and just getting out in the city more. The people are the biggest part of this brand, especially in San Diego. The stories are what what really fuel and inspire me… Hearing other people’s journeys, their perseverance, overcoming…

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Melissa George of Walter and George

“Having a platform like Instagram has changed the game in starting and running a small business. The growth I’ve seen in the last year with W & G wouldn’t have been possible with out it. Also it has allowed me to build a new community of people in my life that I wouldn’t have had…

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Jonathan DeCastro

“It was interacting with artists who are passionate about what they’re doing that helped me dig deeper. I was tired of a 9 to 5, and it wasn’t until I enrolled that into barber school that I felt like my life changed completely. My goal is to cut hair and give back to the community…

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Zuri Cortes

“Even a safe job isn’t secure. I’d rather fail at something I love than fail at something I hate. It’s just as possible. […] I have so many interests. I go to UC Berkeley and I study sociology after switching from econ. There are so many issues in our society and the more I look…

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Katie Orphey

“I firmly believe that when you post something on social media, you should post with purpose. Not for the likes. You get more out of social media and what it has to offer that way.” – Katie Orphey Katie is a talented social media strategist and PR maven who we were not only fortunate to…

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Monica Galvan

“I studied design because it’s one of those fields you can apply to anything, especially photography. If I studied photography instead I would’ve been limited. Design is more versatile. I’m completely self-taught in photography but I draw influence from my design background.” – Monica Galvan //@mlynngalvan We were fortunate enough to have connected with Monica…

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Tiffany Tan

“I can’t let work control my life – I’ve worked 2 jobs consistently since 2011 and I never made time for myself. In the new year, I really want to take time to do the things I love to do. If there’s one quote I live by, it’s ‘be happy with what you have while…

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Jaymie Tarshis

“I’ve always had a set idea. It started by knowing that I wanted to serve others that ultimately led me to marketing. It’s about narrowing down what you love and going with what feels right. I’m a multi passionate person and I always thought I had to focus on one thing when the truth is…

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Kelsey Christine of Honey Side Up

“I feel like I’m in a never ending journey in figuring out who I am and what’ll make me happy. This new brand identity is me. I’m not hiding my tattoos or the way I talk, it’s just ME […] We’re losing a lot of human connection with social media and it’s about finding a…

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Melissa Glaze

“I just want to hang out, have some beer and coffee, talk about our ideas and connect people with those who can make them a reality.” – Melissa Glaze //@mel.glaze @brainstormsandbrews We met Melissa in the beginning stages of Coffee & Convos and was one of the first strangers, or rather people we haven’t met…

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