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Vince Thompson is Founder and CEO of MELT, the premier agency for activating sports and entertainment properties in ways that drive fans to respond. They’ve worked with companies like Coca-Cola, Holiday Inn, and Wing Stop at all sorts of the biggest sporting events.

In this episode Vince shares the lessons he learned building a career in the world of sports marketing and founding MELT.

In this episode:

* How Vince got started in sports marketing

* Why connecting with speakers at events can lead to great opportunities

* How did Vince start his sports marketing agency MELT?

* Vince’s book Building Brand U

* The ways people early in career overlook opportunities and risks

* Why patience matters early in your career

Learn more about MELT at https://meltatl.com/

Connect with Vince on Twitter at https://twitter.com/vinnyinc

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I'm an entrepreneur, thinker, and communicator dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. I'm the founder and CEO of Praxis, an intensive ten-month program combining real world business experience with the best of online education for those who want more than college.

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