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YP at AMB – Thursday, July 3rd

YP will be at Appalachian Mountain Brewery Thursday, July 3rd for a Roundtable and 5:01. Join us for a Roundtable featuring Sean Spiegelman from AMB discussing business and entrepreneurship.
Following the Roundtable, we’ll continue with our 5:01 networking event, including a donation of AMB proceeds to a local farmer, as well as music from Andy Ferrell. […]

Pecha Kucha Nights have come to Boone!

From www.pechakuchaboone.com:
PechaKucha Night, now in over 700 cities, was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.

Join us for the inaugural Pecha Kucha Night in Boone, NC!
Join us for a night of sharing ideas: June 23, 2014.
PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun […]

Roundtable Rundown – Fueling Passion

Everyone has their own definition of success, passion, and what fuels that passion. Whatever your definition, be true to yourself. The young pros discussed the ways we fuel our own passion, as well as how we fuel that in others.

Ways YPs fuel their OWN passion:

Competition w/ yourself, peers, and colleagues.
Recognition from clients, friends, family.
Surrounding yourself […]

Upcoming: Roundtable & 5:01 at Our Daily Bread

Our next Roundtable and 5:01 are taking place at Our Daily Bread on Thursday, June 5th.
Please RSVP if you can attend either or both. 
The roundtable will begin at 4:00pm. This month we will be discussing “failure”, led by Chuck Eyler, from Nationwide, and Josh Thurman, from WJ Office. As always, we’ll begin with […]

Roundtable/5:01 – May 1st at AMB

Our next Roundtable and 5:01 are taking place at Appalachian Mountain Brewery on Thursday, May 1st.
Please RSVP if you can attend either or both. 
The roundtable will begin at 4:00pm. We’ll have Adam Shirah, Director of Food and Beverage at Linville Ridge Country Club, to lead our discussion about “Fueling Passion, and Your (Work) […]

Roundtable Rundown – The Truths of Leadership

On Thursday, April 4th, we had a great discussion led by Dr. Jim Street regarding the truths of leadership.

Everyone has there our truths about what leadership is to them. The YP Roundtable discussed these truths and found that many of them were universally agreed upon and even intertwined. Some truths of leadership that we considered […]

CNN Hero of the Year Speaking in Boone

2013 CNN Hero of the Year is coming to Boone. Chad Pregracke’s inspirational story about Helping to Clean America’s Rivers.

Monday, April 14th at 7pm


Harvest House
247 Boone Heights Drive

Click here for more information!

Potential for Night MBA Program at ASU

From the Appalachian State University MBA Program:

The MBA program is currently piloting offering night courses on the Boone Campus for the Fall 2014 semester. To evaluate the demand for such courses we would like to gather informal data on whether or not this is of interest. To do this, we have created a brief (approx. […]

Roundtable Rundown – Marketing

Marketing and Branding
March 6th, 2014
Presented by Josh Thurman from WJ Office, and Wes Berry, from Be Bold Marketing

1) Know Yourself

What drives you?
What are you passionate about?
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
How can you use the answers to the questions above to support and energize your brand?

The takeaway: What we realized in our discussion is that […]

Roundtable and 5:01 – Thursday, April 3rd 2014

Our next Roundtable and 5:01 are taking place at Char on Thursday, April 3rd.
Please RSVP if you can attend either or both. 
The roundtable will begin at 4:00pm. We are excited to have Dr. Jim Street from ASU to lead our discussion of the “Truths of Leadership”. This will be a led-discussion format beginning […]