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Washington DC Summer Is In Bloom At Whyte House Monograms

In Behind The Scenes, Projects & Clients, Venues & Vendors by District Maven

Washington DC is beautiful any time of year, but it is especially glorious during the spring and summer months. Not only is the weather warm and sunny, but local vendors embody the spirit of the season in more ways than one. No where was summer more in bloom than at Whyte House Monograms, located in the luxurious Chevy Chase neighborhood. Their shop is brightly colored and inviting, with a seemingly endless number of apparel, accessories, travel, home and entertainment products just waiting to be personalized.

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Small Business Owners: Go Next Level With These Transitional Tips

In Behind The Scenes, Tips & Tricks by District Maven

From its inception until fairly recently, my marketing company could be considered one founded on the principles of solopreneurism. Meaning, one individual handles literally every aspect of the business, from sales and service to accounting and operations. For such a business model to function properly, one must to work extremely long hours and be on call around the clock.

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DC Throwback Thursday: WHCD Moments Worth Remembering

In Behind The Scenes, Local & Events by District Maven

Hundreds (if not thousands) of events happen in Metro Washington every season, but the White House Correspondents Dinner has to be amongst my absolute favorites. Undoubtedly one of the biggest affairs of the year, “Nerd Prom,” (as it is affectionately referred to) is one of the few that specifically caters to the media industry. It is also a favorite amongst these professionals (such as yours truly) as WHCD is one of the rare moments in which a laundry list of notable celebrities can be spotted around town.

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How Going From Mentee To Mentor Helped Me Grow Professionally

In Behind The Scenes, Tips & Tricks by District Maven

As my business approaches its 8th anniversary, I can’t help but be a bit nostalgic. While my friends were at the bar celebrating senior year, I spent the entirety of my time working in my college bedroom. What started as a side project for extra beer money blossomed into a thriving career, and I owe Washington D.C. a great amount of gratitude for that. The District has been my home of choice for the better part of a decade and there is no denying that its impact on me has been profound.