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Bryce Duncan Interview

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On Saturday, January 24, 2015, I had the great pleasure of interviewing Bryce Duncan, a PHD student in nano-sciene and nano-engineering at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Duncan is also one of the co-founders of Kepley Biosystems. Kepley is a bioscience company which specializes in research and new technologies. Duncan is an entrepreneurial chemist who works among many biologists. I enjoyed learning about nano-science and nano-engineering, and the innovative practices taking place in such field and beyond. Take a look at our interview below, I guarantee you will learn something new!

 

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PB Buttermilks Consignments

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When you walk into PB Buttermilks Consignment you can’t help but notice the design and style of the shop. Located down the street from Duke University, on the popular 9th street, PB Buttermilks gains a lot of foot traffic. April, owner and operator of this cute shop chats with me about start up challenges, lessons learned and the future plans of the shop that are right around the corner. After several conversations face to face and through email (I even went in on a Sunday and worked in the shop with her) I was able to comprise all the information gained from those meetings into this interview, enjoy!

What is your background in? Did you leave your career to start your business?

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Interview of Van Stayton

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Innovator, Leader, Pilot, War Veteran, Developer, Visionary,– Just a few words to describe a remarkable man who has lived a remarkable life. This is an interview of Entrepreneur  Van Stayton. He is a real estate developer that owns several housing projects around the country including “The Summit” student housing apartment complex located in close proximity to Western Carolina University. A man with remarkable work ethic and a natural ability to visualize potential assets where many fail to see opportunity.

VAN A. STAYTON

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Interview with James Sutton of Sutton Tile

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Sutton Tile is a small business located in the town of Sylva in the mountains of western North Carolina. The business deals in ceramic and porcelain tile, and does tile for both bathrooms and floors. When the time came, the business was handed down to James Sutton who first started out in tile work for his mentor, a man that help raise him. James’s main keys to owning a good business are to building relationships with customers, being fair, working hard and doing good work.