About Jake Croman

Jake Croman is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, where he is a sophomore American Culture major in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

7 Appealing Branding Tips for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Brands help define, establish, and attract consumers to companies, often intertwining service with an image and product. Not only does the label or product have to be aesthetically pleasing, but it has to appeal to your target audience so that you and your business can maximize upon profit. As a new entrepreneur, you will learn [...]

By | 2017-11-14T23:01:44+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Appealing Branding Tips for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Jake Croman: How Charity Fundraisers Can Empower Us to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Our Empathy

The hardships life throws our way are often unfair, if not traumatic. But what’s truly unfair is having the ability to help those in need and not take the action to assist. Ignoring the problem only causes multiple waves of harsher repercussions that percolate into the riptide of systemic issues in America’s zeitgeist. It’s been [...]

By | 2017-10-11T16:31:26+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Jake Croman: How Charity Fundraisers Can Empower Us to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Our Empathy

6 Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills While Still in College

Leaders are creative innovators and pragmatic decision makers. They offer a bounty of new ideas, but also the ability to tackle challenges while sometimes working with limited resources. In addition, they have to support a cohesive business structure for workers at all professional levels. Leadership is defined differently in various sectors. But in general, great [...]

By | 2017-09-21T23:02:31+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills While Still in College

Are Millennials Creating a More Equal Society?

Each generation has its own nickname that seeks to define the collective identities of each era. In American society, the Lost Generation represented those who fought in WWI. In the mid-1940s to mid-1960s, the Baby Boomers came along and reshaped many politics and principles of the status quo. Now, Millennials are the largest cohort in [...]

By | 2017-07-28T16:25:39+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Are Millennials Creating a More Equal Society?

Tips On Successfully Running Your Small Business While Earning A Degree

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell. There may be some famous success stories of college dropouts running their own startups, but those are the exception rather than the rule. For most of us, the skills and knowledge gained while earning a degree can be an invaluable help to a career as an entrepreneur. Earning credits [...]

By | 2017-07-10T17:55:50+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tips On Successfully Running Your Small Business While Earning A Degree

4 Fundraising Tips For Your Small Business

Starting your small business can be an adventurous and opportunistic time in your career. However, it can also be quite a challenge if you haven’t handled large sums of money before. Even though your small business may have the right leadership, business strategy, and internal support, the risk of starting a new business is high. [...]

By | 2017-06-27T13:30:37+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Fundraising Tips For Your Small Business

From the Blackboard to Boardroom: Lessons in Teamwork

Teamwork is an essential and useful trait in all sectors of life. It’s a cornerstone for building collaborate environments, respecting various viewpoints, and helping to build thriving projects and businesses. Without strong cooperation, communication and innovation fails to take firm root in our everyday lives. A vital soft skill for many projects and assignments in [...]

By | 2017-07-20T20:13:11+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on From the Blackboard to Boardroom: Lessons in Teamwork

Fundraise Successfully in the Digital Age

It’s a truism that in order to expand an organization, you need money. Though this cliche likely began in the for-profit, business world, it’s doubly important where it concerns the nonprofit charity sphere. After all, unlike businesses, charities don’t have streams of revenue that they can rely on to consistently cover operating costs, keep the [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:44:14+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fundraise Successfully in the Digital Age

Why Commitment to Providing Equal Treatment is A Smart Business Move

Treating all people equally isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s also good for business. Organizations that discriminate, or are complicit in supporting discrimination against certain groups of people, are at a competitive disadvantage relative to peers that promote inclusivity and tolerance. Public perceptions of your business matter. In fact, the future success and [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:44:14+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Commitment to Providing Equal Treatment is A Smart Business Move

How Charities Can Appeal to Millennials

As consumers and trendsetters, young people born in the 1980s and 90s have tremendous influencing power. And along with rethinking workplace culture and values, millennials are now reimagining charitable giving in the 21st century. Despite eschewing membership in political and religious institutions, young adults in this demographic are more socially conscious and mission-driven than generations [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:44:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Charities Can Appeal to Millennials