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Attended North Carolina Central University
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Weekend #PATHFINDER "WOD" Location Update: Sunday, June 12th, 4pm at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary (near Waverly Place).

We will be doing an easy Ruck Hike under the beautiful canopy of Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. Temps are generally 10F cooler than anywhere else in central NC. Let me know if you plan to attend.

#FuquayCoworking #Coworking #StayHealthyFV #FuquayVarina #Cary #GORUCK
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PATHFINDER Training, Day 1: 3 miles (adjusted GPS) ruck around Lake Johnson. #SPEARHEAD #GORUCK #PATHFINDER
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WORKSHOP: Excel Basics to Analytics for Business

DATE:
Thursday, May 26th, 6pm to 8pm

LOCATION:
Fuquay Coworking
1000 N. Main Street, Suite 102
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

COST:
$25 per person

REGISTRATION:
http://www.fuquaycoworking.com/events/workshop-excel-basics-to-analytics-for-business-2016-05

OVERVIEW:
This workshop exposes attendees to a the basic tools available in Spreadsheet programs as well as introducing them to more advanced (Easy) ways to sort visualize and analyze the data available.

TOPICS:
* Software Essentials *
-- Spreadsheet Environment
-- Fundamentals of Spreadsheets
-- Cut, Copy, Insert, Delete, Paste
-- Custom Formatting, Undo, Redo
-- Formulas, Functions, & Calculations
-- Printing

* See the Data (Charts) *
-- Quick Charts
-- Formatting
-- Trend Lines
-- Sending Charts to Another Workbook. (Dashboarding)

* A Little Beyond the Basics *
-- Transpose Rows to Columns
-- If Functions
-- AutoFill Series
-- Calculation Validation (Checking)
-- Linking between Workbooks
-- Freeze Panes
-- Importing Data from elsewhere
-- Track History

* The Analytics *
-- Tables
-- Sorting and Filtering
-- Totals Row
-- Pivot Tables
-- Slicers
-- Pivot Charts

About the Instructor
David Raynor has 10+ years of experience using Excel to perform engineering calculations. Most recently he has been writing programs to harvest data from Architectural and Engineering Design models and create Excel reports used for enforcing company standards and making business decisions.
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SAVE-THE-DATE: Our June Game Night at +Fuquay Coworking will be on Friday, June 10th from 6pm to 10pm. :)

http://www.fuquaycoworking.com/events/game-night-networking-fuquay-coworking-june-2016
Fuquay Coworking is excited to invite the Fuquay-Varina Community to another "Game Night & Networking" event on Friday, June 10th from 6pm to 10pm.
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Do you or a friend work from home (or a local coffee house)? If so, we'd like you (and them) to experience the Fuquay Coworking difference this Friday, May 13th -- for FREE!

https://www.facebook.com/events/960209177434160

We're inviting new visitors to work at Fuquay Coworking this Friday. You'll have access to our shared coworking spaces, office equipment, conference room, meeting rooms, break room, and even our popular game room & lounge.

Please SHARE this with your friends, family, and colleagues. If you have questions about our coworking space, please feel free to ask in the comments, or FB message us on this page. : )

www.FuquayCoworking.com

#FuquayVarina #Coworking #SouthernWake #FuquayCoworking
Do you or a friend work from home (or a local coffee house)? If so, we'd like you to experience the Fuquay Coworking difference this Friday, May 13th -- for FREE! We're inviting new visitors to work at Fuquay Coworking this Friday. You'll have access to our shared coworking spaces, ...
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Fuquay Coworking is proud to be recognized with the 2015 Rising Star Award by the Fuquay Chamber of Commerce, "In recognition of your dedication to the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce and its mission to support and promote small business development," at the 2016 Chamber Member Appreciation Event last week!

#FuquayVarina #Entrepreneurship #Coworking #SouthernWake #EmpoweredIdeas
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ANKER is releasing a new "Powerhouse" product line. Be the FIRST to find out about the details by signing up for advanced updates! It's FREE.

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Southern Wake Cross-Faction Ingress Meetup

Tuesday, April 12th
6:30pm till ~10pm
Aviator Special Events Space
(next to Aviator Smokehouse)
Fuquay-Varina, NC


Contact Person: James Wong (@CommunityMGR)

RSVP:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1581426222169757

Please invite your friends from both Factions.
Cross-Faction Meetup for Agents in Southern Wake County (and beyond). All are invited! We will be meeting at the brand new Aviator EVENT SPACE, adjacent to the Aviator Smokehouse in Fuquay-Varina, within reach of three portals. Tuesday, April 12th 6:30pm till... 10pm?
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Meanwhile, at #MissionDay Brooklyn, NY...

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Thanks to everyone that came to our Game Night at +Fuquay Coworking on Friday. We had around 40 people float in and out Friday night... We all had a BLAST!!!

Follow us on FB or visit our events calendar for our next game night and other cool events in Southern Wake!

www.FuquayCoworking.com

‪#‎FuquayVarina‬ ‪#‎GameNight‬ ‪#‎SouthernWake‬ ‪#‎FamilyNight‬ ‪#‎Coworking‬
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Do you or a friend work from home (or a local coffee house)? If so, we'd like you (and them) to experience the Fuquay Coworking​ difference this Friday, May 13th -- for FREE!

We're inviting new visitors to work at Fuquay Coworking this Friday. You'll have access to our shared coworking spaces, office equipment, conference room, meeting rooms, break room, and even our popular game room & lounge.

Please SHARE this with your friends, family, and colleagues. If you have questions about our coworking space, please feel free to ask in the comments, or FB message us on this page. : )

www.FuquayCoworking.com

#FuquayVarina #Coworking #SouthernWake #FuquayCoworking
Work. Play. Create... In Fuquay | Fuquay Coworking, by Empowered Ideas, is a creative coworking space designed for local entrepreneurs — by entrepreneurs.
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Huge thanks to all the #Ingress Agents that attended last night’s xFaction Meetup at the Aviator Smokehouse in #FuquayVarina.

We had a BLAST!


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680 people
Valerie S's profile photo
Reyna Verduzco's profile photo
Brother James Bradshaw's profile photo
Nathan Cavicchi's profile photo
Gayle Hurd's profile photo
Redline Business Solutions Group's profile photo
Merry Ann Cutler's profile photo
Mark Davis's profile photo
Darren Lasley's profile photo
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Speaker, Marketing Communications Professional, Nonprofit Advocate and Social Entrepreneur...
Skills
Speaker, Instructor, Training Specialist, Email Marketing, Digital Strategist, Social Media & Engagement Strategist, Digital Communications Professional, Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Community Management, Media Relations, Digital Content Management, Online Reputation Management, Brand Reputation Management, Brand Identity, Content Marketing, Multimedia Productions, Web Executive Producer, Corporate Social Responsibility Management.
Employment
  • Empowered Ideas
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, 2010 - present
    Empowered Ideas is a consulting firm that specializes in marketing, communications, social media, professional development and sustainability strategies for businesses and non-profits. We truly believe that by building strong and cohesive teams within organizations, and training them to adopt the latest business, communications, marketing strategies and tactics -- businesses will mature to better serve their patrons and their community as a whole.
  • Linkedin Live Raleigh
    Managing Partner, 2008 - 2014
    LinkedIn Live Raleigh (LLR) is a monthly business networking event run by James Wong and Virginia Johnson.LLR aims to help LinkedIn members in the Triangle area, deepen the connections they have on the site, and to build new connections in the real world that can expand their LinkedIn network and their opportunities.In addition, LLR carries a long-standing tradition of community giving, by featuring a charity at each and every networking event. All donations collected at events are given to the selected 501(c)(3) nonprofits.Special guest speakers further enhance the quality and value of networking events, as LLR caters to a wide variety of Triangle area business professionals seeking to build and maintain connections and relationships.
  • Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce
    Marketing Committee, 2014 - 2014
    The Empowered Ideas Team is honored to be assisting the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce in their holistic marketing and communications efforts. Through strategic initiatives, we hope to assist the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce in providing enhanced value to their growing membership -- whether new and upcoming start-ups, or existing and established businesses in the area.
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals
    President, 2011 - 2014
    President of the RTP Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). As the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization NAAAP continues to provide its members with the tools and resources to further career advancements and to empower Asian Americans to become great leaders as well as valuable employees.
  • Triangle Association of Black Journalists
    Marketing Chair, 2010 - 2014
    Board Member and Chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee for the Triangle Association of Black Journalists (TABJ), an organization of reporters, editors, producers and other Triangle area media professionals. TABJ is a chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
  • iContact Corporation
    Marketing Communications Manager, 2007 - 2012
    Speaker and Instructor -- APNC, NCFADS, TIMA, Triangle AMA, SMC, TABJ, UpLink, ECTMA, Meredith College, UNC Chapel Hill, NCSU, Duke University, NCCU and PRWeb.Customer Relationship Manager -- Coordinate and foster relationships with customers through active feedback channels, case studies, engagement campaigns and video case studies.Digital Strategies -- Management of digital communications initiatives that effectively communicate company initiatives and messaging to both internal and external recipients.Public Relations and Media -- Maintain and grow professional relationships with local and national businesses and media organizations.Email Marketing Expert -- Instructor, Speaker, and Adviser on email marketing strategies and best practices.Social Media -- Developed the overall strategy and tactical initiatives associated with social engagement marketing and communications campaigns. Brand Reputation Management -- Monitor online and offline channels for brand perception, promoting positive brand awareness, evangelism and sentiment, while developing and implementing adaptive crisis management plans.Branding and Identity -- Assisted in the successful re-branding of Intellicontact to iContact in 2007. Blog & Content Management -- Project Owner and Manager for the iContact blog, which receives over 30K unique monthly visitors from 150+ countries.Executive Producer (Multimedia) -- Project Manager for the iNews Project, a video communications initiative awarded the "Recognition of Excellence" by the Society of New Communications Research in 2008.Project Manager -- Customer & Business Development Video Spotlights Project. Production of high quality client video case studies across the United States.Culture Initiatives -- Manage culture initiatives which earned iContact the recognition of being one of the distinguished "Best Places to Work in the Triangle" Award by the Triangle Business Journal for 2007, 2008 and 2009.
  • Triangle Interactive Marketing Association
    President, 2011 - 2012
    President of the Triangle Interactive Marketing Association (TIMA), a community of interactive marketing and design professionals dedicated to enriching members’ careers and knowledge throughout the digital media industry. TIMA unites interactive technologies and traditional marketing principles through networking and education.
  • Fuquay Coworking
    Co-Founder & Community Manager, 2014 - present
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Fuquay Coworking in Fuquay-Varina, NC.
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Apex, NC
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Digital Marketing and Communications Professional, Nonprofit Advocate and Social Entrepreneur...
Introduction
Marketing communications professional with 18+ years of experience developing and executing fully-integrated traditional, digital & social media strategies. 

  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Empowered Ideas
  • Managing Partner & Co-Organizer of Linkedin Live Raleigh
  • President, RTP Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)
  • Marketing Committee, Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce (FVCoC)
  • Marketing Chair, Triangle Association of Black Journalists (TABJ)
  • 2011-2013 Marketing Committee, United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT)
  • 2011-2012 President, Triangle Interactive Marketing Association (TIMA)
  • 2007-2012 Marketing Communications Manager at iContact/Vocus
Bragging rights
Speaker, Strategic Branding & Marketing Workshop, Coalition in Ada, OK. -- Panelist, TAASCON 2013: Recognize the Revolution, Duke University -- Speaker, Asian Focus Career Development Conference -- Panelist, National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Region III Conference -- Speaker, Networking Through the Bamboo Ceiling (UNC Charlotte) -- Speaker, Holistic Marketing Training, YMC/LAMP of Los Angeles, CA -- Speaker, EAHEC SAS State of the Art Conference -- Speaker, RDU NBMBA Speaker Series -- Speaker, Digital East, Washington, D.C. -- Speaker, youREACH Conference, UNC-CH -- Speaker, NCDPI Conference -- Commencement Speaker, ITT Technical Institute -- Guest Speaker, UNC TV's Black Issues Forum -- Panelist, TABJ Media Access Workshop, 2009-2012 -- Panelist, Women's Power Networking: Business Alliance Rally -- Speaker, Asian Focus Conference, NCSU -- Speaker, Addiction Professionals of NC (APNC), 2011 & 2012 -- Panelist, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) -- Speaker, Social Media Strategies for Business, Meredith College -- Speaker, NC State University MBA Association -- Speaker, AHEC State of the Art Conference -- Speaker, NC Foundation for Alcohol & Drug Studies (NCFADS) -- Speaker, Professional Networking (NCOSC) -- Panelist, Email Experience Council (EEC), Miami, FL -- Keynote, Digital Marketing Strategies, Duke University --!Panelist, Politics Online Conference, Washington DC -- Panelist, Email Marketing Best Practices, AMA -- Keynote, PRWeb Conference, Las Vegas
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  • North Carolina Central University
  • North Carolina State University
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Empowered Ideas, Linkedin Live Raleigh, CommunityMGR, NauticalUrge
If you're looking to start or enhance your business in Southern Wake, you should definitely connect with and join the Fuquay-Varina Chamber. They're an invaluable asset to local business!
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Southern Wake County's only Creative Coworking space designed for entrepreneurs, telecommuters, small businesses, startups, nonprofits, creators, and even "mompreneurs." The space is for individuals that can no longer work or meet clients at coffee shops or from home, and require a fun but professional atmosphere to be productive. Several memberships to choose from including shared desks, dedicated desks, and private office suites. All membership levels include access to common work areas, conference room, game room and lounge, standard office equipment, break room and kitchenette, high speed internet, and much more!
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