At face value, working from home may have seemed like a dream: less traffic, more freedom, zero distractions, and all those meetings that could have been emailed become emails. Reality, as you may have noticed, is a tad bit more complicated.
Issam Elie Knickerbocker (Elie) is a community leader, business strategist, creative analytic, and proud Pepperdine Wave. Elie earned his Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Management, and SEER Certification from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. During his time at Pepperdine, he graduated Summa Cum Laude, received the University’s 12th Annual George Award, and was a two-time Beta Gamma Sigma honoree. Professionally, Elie recently co-founded Stretch Twenty Consulting, which works directly with small and medium-sized business owners in the planning, implementation, and education of industry entry strategies.