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The Art of Building a Side Business with Brandon Schmiedeberg

The Art of Building a Side Business with Brandon Schmiedeberg

I've always had a passion for design, and have always considered myself a creative person. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2010, I did all that I could to find a career in my field of landscape architecture. 6 months and 85 firms later, I ultimately landed in Bakersfield, CA as an Assistant Project Manager. Although this was a great starting point, I really wanted to be a designer, and after 2.5 years in the valley, I moved back to San Diego in pursuit of a new opportunity with a much smaller company that was trying to start up their landscape division. About 9 months later however, the owner decided it was no longer the direction he wanted to focus, and I was laid off...