Ignite Phoenix http://www.ignitephoenix.com Lighting a fire under the Valley's creative community! Wed, 27 May 2015 16:49:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Ignite Phoenix #17 photos and videos are up! http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/27/ignite-phoenix-17-photos-and-videos-are-up/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/27/ignite-phoenix-17-photos-and-videos-are-up/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:16 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5140 > Read more]]>
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It’s only been a few weeks since Ignite Phoenix #17, and we’re already going through withdrawals! Want to relive the excitement with us and find your photo booth pictures? Or, did you miss the show and want to see what happened? Luckily, our amazing team of┬ávolunteer photographers and videographers captured the entire night!

Click here to watch videos of all the talks.

Click here to see pictures from the photo booth and throughout the night.

Want to share your pictures from the show? Upload them to Flickr, and tag them with #ignitephx.

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Walking through the fire of adversity http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/11/walking-through-the-fire-of-adversity/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/11/walking-through-the-fire-of-adversity/#respond Tue, 12 May 2015 02:33:47 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5138 > Read more]]> Presenter Ivy Alcala Biography I overcame my struggles from my past and became a doctor who loves to travel and gives back to the community. I am passionate about this topic because I want more people to be able to overcome whatever life throws their way and achieve their life’s dreams & be happy! Description My talk is about how I overcame my struggles from childhood trauma. I came from a very abusive home & struggled with depression. I self medicated with drugs, went through many different anti depressants. It wasn’t until much later in life that I decided to come off all medications & live a healthy organic life. I worked through the pain. I emerged on the other side a new person. I speak out regularly to others to empower them that no matter what they went through they can get thru it! ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/11/walking-through-the-fire-of-adversity/feed/ 0 Nothing is at it seems http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/nothing-is-at-it-seems/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/nothing-is-at-it-seems/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:15:05 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5137 > Read more]]> Presenter Sue Shipman Biography I have worked with addicts and those challenged with anxiety for nine years. You cannot imagine the trauma many have overcome to live reasonably “normal” lives. My passion is to help people be compassionate and non-judgemental. We all need safe places. Description It is too easy to form a snap judgment about people and situations without any knowledge of the back story, the facts, what is really happening. Everyone has challenges they are silently overcoming. A smile and kind word could save someones life. Learning to be aware and see beyond what your eyes are seeing and your mind is judging. ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/nothing-is-at-it-seems/feed/ 0 The Slang of Today http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-slang-of-today/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-slang-of-today/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:14:23 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5136 > Read more]]> Presenter Madison Barrett Biography I live in a world where diversity is a must. Slang in this day in age is constantly changing and sometimes its hard to keep up. I’m a teenager, i see this slang be used in every conversation I have with my friends and most the time I dont understand it, Helping those with breaking it down so they can understand it is all i hope to do. Description In a world of innovation language is constantly growing and changing. My goal is to educate all generations on this recent growth, the new developments in hopes of creating equality throughout some of the less modernized generations. I want the audience to walk away feeling young at heart. ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-slang-of-today/feed/ 0 Don’t Suck @ Work – Everyone hates each other at the office and I know why http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/dont-suck-work-everyone-hates-each-other-at-the-office-and-i-know-why/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/dont-suck-work-everyone-hates-each-other-at-the-office-and-i-know-why/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:13:40 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5135 > Read more]]> Presenter Stephanie Surratt Biography I am the Director of Employee Success at WebPT and I help people be awesome at work. Description Everyone is born with a personality as unique as your eye color. We use this to navigate life…and work. Often to our own detriment. I can help you get out of your own way. Fast. ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/dont-suck-work-everyone-hates-each-other-at-the-office-and-i-know-why/feed/ 0 The Three Basic Food Groups of the News Media http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-three-basic-food-groups-of-the-news-media/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-three-basic-food-groups-of-the-news-media/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:13:00 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5134 > Read more]]> Presenter Rick Kamel Biography I was in the news business for 20 years and ran two PR agencies. Description The audience will learn the news media psychology, how they cover what they cover. The audience will never watch the news the same way again after they learn what and how the news decision maker select the news topics. ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/the-three-basic-food-groups-of-the-news-media/feed/ 0 I beat the system! how I escaped public school http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/i-beat-the-system-how-i-escaped-public-school/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/i-beat-the-system-how-i-escaped-public-school/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:12:26 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5133 > Read more]]> Presenter Sade Moore Biography I am a highschool student and there is no one in the world i am more thankful for than my teachers because they have influenced me so much. Not anyone can say that, right? i feel like they deserve some credit Description Im 15 years old, and I have never been to a traditional school. I have experienced a teaching technique called Montessori education which my mom is professionally trained in. Most are charter schools (which Arizona has the most out of any state) and i have seen them help tons of kids. Hate school? I know a better place ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/i-beat-the-system-how-i-escaped-public-school/feed/ 0 Genetic coding making families bigger- whether you want it or not http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/genetic-coding-making-families-bigger-whether-you-want-it-or-not/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/genetic-coding-making-families-bigger-whether-you-want-it-or-not/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:11:22 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5132 > Read more]]> Presenter DJ Burrough Biography Ancestry.com is changing the world. This is a new field and I’ve been personally affected by. Description How has the internet changed the way we define “family”?
Genetic coding on the internet lead my father on a journey that revealed he had an additional son.
My talk would discuss the path that my father and I have gone on while discovering this new sibling ]]>
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Creativity Solves Problems http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/creativity-solves-problems/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/creativity-solves-problems/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:10:37 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5130 > Read more]]> Presenter Brandon Mullan Biography My name is Brandon and I’m a writer. I grew up in a confused world in small town Iowa where it wasn’t normal to act on original ideas. I wanted to achieve cool things but I had no idea how. Every time an obstacle arose, I’d search deep within in my mind to find a creative solution then act on it. I want to share some of the things I learned. Description I’m going to share where the infinite resource of creativity comes from and how it can be used to solve problems and enhance our lives. I’m going to share the benefits of acting on an original thought and talk about some of the other inner tools needed to bring an idea to fruition, such as self discipline and perseverance. When an idea pops in our head, it’s something the world needs, and if we continue to take the steps that nature shows us, we’ll bring that idea to a reality! ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/creativity-solves-problems/feed/ 0 E-Sports, The pro gaming scene for North America http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/e-sports-the-pro-gaming-scene-for-north-america/ http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/e-sports-the-pro-gaming-scene-for-north-america/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 03:09:04 +0000 http://www.ignitephoenix.com/?p=5129 > Read more]]> Presenter Kyle Brady Biography I am Kyle Brady, in game leader and sniper for my team AlfaBravo for the popular computer game Counter Strike : Global Offensive. I’ve been a gamer for about 10 years and discovered counter strike in 2013, ever since then I have been wanting to be the player people talk about. This game has let me meet thousands of people around the world. Description E-Sports is the combination of the popular leisure activity, gaming, and the strategic teamwork of everyday common sports. Though popular in Europe and parts of Turkey, North America gets a bad rep for being “bad at e-sports” or even being unpopular as a sport. Yes, this is a sport, but it is getting a bad reputation as it is seen as a joke. ]]> http://www.ignitephoenix.com/2015/05/10/e-sports-the-pro-gaming-scene-for-north-america/feed/ 0