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From English-only to Embracing a World of Languages

Wouldn’t it be great to put an ear piece in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time? Why?

Many reasons, here are a few:

Increase understanding in selling technical items. Essential in explaining simple financial processes, deadlines, and changes. (For complex processes, I’d rather have a translator, but this method could […]

Mover and Shaker: GE

Who do you want to SEE YOUR BRAND? Who do you want to WANT YOUR PRODUCT?

There are few B2B brands rocking new media harder than GE. From staging a robot concert to their Unimpossible Missions video series, they’ve made cool content their mission.

The Unimpossible Missions video really hits the mark …. showing a […]

SF MOMA Opens, Many Places to have FUN!

We have waited for the SFMOMA to reopen….. Now it is time to go see it. Enjoy six floors of modern and contemporary works of art, stunning galleries, cafes, a new sculptural staircase and art-filled public space. Located in downtown SF there is so much to enjoy at the museum, the museum café and the […]

Bitcoin Inches Closer to Mainstream with USAA Partnership

Author Tanaya Macheel The holy grail in retail banking is the ability to give consumers a full view of their finances all in one place. Consumers want to know how much they owe, how much they’ve tucked away and how well their portfolio is performing. And some people want to know how their investment in […]

Time off from Work

Everyone talks about this. It can make or break a company, it can lead to optimism, hard work and loyalty or exhaustion, low morale and lack of engagement. In big companies, it can vary from group to group. When you NEED time off, and you can get it, then life is good. Of course, I […]

And YOU get $70,000!!

Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price has announced that he plans to raise the base pay of every employee to at least $70,000 per year over the next three years.

Dan Price accepts the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the GeekWire Awards in 2013.

According to the New York Times, Price told his […]

TimeBanking, a system of currency in Helping

It is new and making a difference! It is not charity, but sharing what you can do and getting help with what you can’t do! The concept is called TIME BANKING

It is the embodiment of the catch phrase, Pass It Forward!

Contact: Christina Araiza at 650-934-3556 email: araizac@pamf.org timebank.linkages.org

linkAges TimeBank orientation If you’d […]

Thank You — D School

What is it? Design School at Stanford University, it helps students flex their “empathy” muscle. Learning how to solve real world problems by paying attention and building creative confidence. LINK to NY Times article

For MORE info on bring great ideas to life, check out the Basic Training video.

One of the D.school’s most […]

Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs most memorable quotes (from WallStCheatSheet.com): “We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It […]

True Words from the Founder of Virgin

As LinkedIn is a business that started in a living room, much like Virgin began in a basement, I thought my first blog on the site should be about how to simply start a successful business. Here are five top tips I’ve picked up over the years. From the founder of Virgin Airlines:

1. Listen […]