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Michelle Fillebrown

Posts by Michelle Fillebrown

Michelle Fillebrown is a former Values and Capitalism intern and recent graduate of Patrick Henry College, where she studied government. She is now the receptionist and office manager at the Washington Examiner. The liberal arts education Michelle received from PHC gave her diverse interests, which include everything from quality literature to pop culture. She enjoys researching public policy, higher education, and culture. She writes about these topics whenever possible.

Are Non-Compete Clauses Stifling Employee Mobility?

Patents, copyrights, and non-compete agreements have an important place in the ever-changing landscape of innovation. Without them, intellectual property theft and espionage could, and likely would, run amok. Ideas, which can be even more valuable than tangible...

Let’s Cheer for Entrepreneurship

Americans love a good competition—look no further than your local sports bar on NFL Sunday. Fans are deeply invested in the relatively meaningless success or failure of the team that they cheer for. Fair-weather fans everywhere get excited and boast of their team’s...

Is It Possible for Anyone to ‘Have It All’?

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard someone tell women “you can’t have it all” or read an article with the same message. Always with those same words: “have it all.” What does it even mean to have it all, and why is it only women who need to hear this...

Why You Shouldn’t Have Your Life Figured Out

Is your career trajectory planned out? Did you write your ten year plan in high school? Maybe you’ve known the answer to “what do you want to be when you grow up” since you were 6? Are you the girl with the Pinterest board of her dream wedding? Or maybe you had become...