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Angela Duckworth- Grit!

You’ve got to read this book! It’s not just talent that brings success but meeting the struggle …. digging in and continuing the race / challenge / project! Another words GRIT!

Filled with inspiring examples, good advice and clever tips you’ll love it. The work stories are wonderful.  She has developed a Grit scale […]

Learn Teamwork; Paddle a Dragon Boat

This weekend we trained in collaboration, focus and cooperation on the water while paddling!

Wells Fargo and several other companies sponsor Dragon Boat races at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. It is incredibly fun, wildly competitive and brings together a huge group of paddlers from all over!

We are novice paddlers… still concerned […]

Stress is NO JOKE!

This is from Deepak Chopra MD:

I don’t want to open the vast discussion of stress that now exists, except to make two limited points.

Stress isn’t good for you. The […]

March 8 – International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

On this day we celebrate our achievements. Everyone can celebrate, because everyone benefits when women are superstars in their work and communities. The campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize continuous collective action, with #BalanceforBetter activity reinforced and amplified all year. LINK to Site

 

I cannot think […]

Square a SF, Beloved Company and Venmo adopts Rainbow motif

This is part of our commerce world. Making it easier for small business and more customer friendly for the big corporations too. Take a look …

Square Posts Strong Growth for Cash App, Its Entry in the Hot P2P Payments Market Square Inc. is rapidly growing into a heavyweight player in the hard-fought market […]

2019 Lunar New Year celebration – tea tasting

Tea tasting and descriptions of the types of tea we tasted for our 2019 Lunar New Year celebration.

Type of Tea Description There are 4 basic types of tea made from Camellia Senensis leaves. green tea After they are picked, green tea leaves are spread out in the air to let it dry and wither. […]

What Consumers Want? It Pays to Know

Most shoppers won’t buy from e-retailers that don’t offer free returns

“North American online shoppers expect free shipping, as well as free returns. And, if a merchant’s return policies are not lenient enough, many will head to another merchant’s site or app. A majority (51.0%) of U.S. online shoppers and nearly as many Canadians […]

Get Creative, Be Innovative

Excerpt from Leadership Moments: This is an inspired newsletter, written by a fantastic team of military Veterans.

In today’s business environment, creativity is more important than ever because businesses must be able to adapt to an ever-changing landscape that requires innovation and flexibility. The lifecycle of many products and services is much shorter than it […]

Kids & Art – what a Impactful Year to Help Kids with Cancer

As we close out 2018, you may be thinking this is a year to be grateful, you may want to SHOW your gratitude in a concrete way and get involved in your community! What better way to be grateful? Volunteer!

Kids & Art sent a gratitude email: “Grateful in 2018“. Please read it, to see […]

Behaviors that Self-Sabotage Your Work

Watch for these damaging actions – decide to be more confident – it makes a difference. Apologizing too much. There are times when an apology is not called for. Don’t say you’re sorry when you’re not at fault for anything, or you haven’t done anything that you need to apologize for. Saying “This might be […]