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Stoke Mentor Spotlight: Patrick Peters

Stoke Mentor Spotlight: Patrick Peters

Patrick Peters is our Tuesday mentor at Stoke, here from 12-1 PM in conference room two. He’s had a strong career in media and tech and has founded three companies over the years. Like many of us, he loves a good story.

Read on to hear about Patrick’s experience, what he thinks it takes to be good mentee, and what he loves about Denton!

Stoke Member Spotlight: Heath Padgett

Stoke Member Spotlight: Heath Padgett

Meet Heath: RV Entrepreneur, CEO and Co-Founder at CampgroundBooking, working in the recreational vehicle and camping industry. Bitten by the travel bug, instead of a traditional honeymoon, Heath and his wife took off on a five year adventure in an RV across the country four days after their wedding. He’s a Stoke member who has quite a story to tell.

Check out Heath’s member spotlight to read about the device he says will make you feel like James Bond and a harrowing experience involving an un-hitched vehicle on I35, along with details on becoming an entrepreneur and what his work life and style looks like.

To Sit Or To Stand: How To Choose & Use A Standing Desk

To Sit Or To Stand: How To Choose & Use A Standing Desk

Studies have shown that standing desks are beneficial to your health, and can increase workplace productivity and your own creativity. Increased blood flow while standing = better brain power.

On the other hand, being on your feet the entire day can also be detrimental to your health and is linked to heart disease. What’s the happy medium?

How To Accomplish Your Goals: Meet With A Mentor

How To Accomplish Your Goals: Meet With A Mentor

Need help starting to plan your business or in the middle of preparing to launch your startup? You might find that having someone to act as a sounding board or hearing from a person who’s been in your shoes before is just what you need to begin or keep going. Whoever fills roles such as these could be considered a mentor.

Announcing Stoke's Nights & Weekends Membership

Announcing Stoke's Nights & Weekends Membership

Whether you’re a night owl by choice or necessity, Stoke now has a nights & weekends membership for you to work on your projects and side hustle in a quiet, modern workspace conducive to your productivity. You’ll have all the perks of Stoke membership, just at a time that suits your needs best.

Lunch + Learn Preview: Where Do I Begin? 5 Steps To Start HR In A Small Business

Lunch + Learn Preview: Where Do I Begin? 5 Steps To Start HR In A Small Business

Wondering what areas of a business HR affects? Working to set up HR for your business? Read our Lunch + Learn preview blog for information on HR basics, and an overview of what Dr. Christopher Harris, associate professor in Human Resource Management in the College of Business at Texas Woman’s University and expert in HR matters, will cover during the lunch.