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July Days to Celebrate

Each Day listed below, can be the spring board to a fun employee celebration. This is a great time for a picnic, Popsicles at work, or some patriotic music to “wake up” your first team meeting of July 4. (Are you thinking Chili? In many communities, Chili Cook Offs […]

Homeless Prenatal Program – Our Light, Our House event

From the group at HPP to the Community:

Thanks to everyone who helped make Our Light, Our House an unprecedented success last month! With your help, Homeless Prenatal Prevention – or HPP for short, raised over $215,000 to help break the cycle of childhood poverty. We are over the moon with gratitude for our […]

Overcoming Obstacles

Want some pointers? We had a great talk at work. To get started, take a look at the 4 phases.

Contemplation Preparation Action Maintenance

the changes THAT STICK require meaningful contemplation. Think about what you WANT! And it takes time, more than a month. Make a plan, you have a much better chance to succeed.

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Kaiser Fung – Numbersense

Big Data is almost a dinner-time word, at least in my home. Kaiser Fung makes it painless to learn more.

How to make simple sense of complex statistics–from the author of Numbers Rule Your World

We live in a world of Big Data–and it’s getting bigger every day. Virtually every choice we make hinges […]

JULY – Special MONTH Long Events

You’ve all read my lists of daily events. By now you have probably celebrated a few speical days in your group… but you can also celebrate MONTHLY events. Many organizations make a big occassion to promote their cause or interests. Here are some Month of JULY events:

Anti-boredom Month

Berries Month

National Baked Bean Month

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Learning More – Dr. Mohinder Singh

Today we had a speaker talk to us about resilience, honesty, hard work and keeping your own identity intact.

It is easy to forget how similar we are, how much we need to help each other and how easy it is to think “me first”. Dr. Singh tells a story about learning his values from […]

Work – Life Balance

Sometimes it happens, that you lose your BALANCE… you work so much that you have no social life, or you have kids, commitments, other “attention-grabbers” that NEED so much of your time, you don’t ever do anything for yourself.

In order to be the best that you can be at work, at home, and stay […]

Mario Diaz and Honoring Mexican-American Soldiers

Honoring those who have answered our country’s call to military service is personal passion for members of military families. For Mario Diaz, Three of his uncles served in the military honorably during different wars. That is why when Díaz was appointed by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. three years ago to be part of […]

Find the Freelance Web sites

List of “get work now” sites.

1. Upwork

Upwork has a variety of freelancing projects to choose from on their website, be it design, writing, sales, etc.

2. 99Designs

If design is your thing, sign up with 99Designs. Their website boasts a variety of design projects to work with, from business, to clothing and much […]

Celebrations and Commemorations in June

Thinking about Diverse Families

This post is inspired by Well Fargo’s amazing Diversity Program.

The meaning of the word “family” is varied and broad. People often refer to their work family, friends as family, church family, and family of volunteers to name a few. Then there is, of course, the family you are related to […]