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The Best Virtual Experiences to Try — and How to Make the Most of Them

We’re in a bit of a new world right now. We may not be able to do as much in-person interaction as we normally do, but there are still plenty of opportunities to connect and engage — virtually! Let’s explore what those are and how to maximize them. The Best Virtual...

How to Write and Publish A Book

Today someone called me and asked about how to write and publish a book. This is a good question, especially at this time. We are all thinking about our contributions to the world right now— or at least I am. I have a number of projects that I have been working on...

Remote: Book Summary

Remote Work I’m sure I’m not the only one where all of a sudden, I’m leading a remote team for the first time ever. Last night I started reading the book Remote by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the founders of Basecamp. It had a lot of great insights for...

Things you could do in the time of coronavirus:

Not sure of the original author but a big thank you to them. Things you could do in the time of coronavirus: 1. Call your next door neighbor and say, If you need anything, I’m here, just call. 2. Put your feet on the earth and breathe one really deep breath. 3. Tip...

The Case for Canada

Today I return to blogging, because today more than ever it hit me how much of a difference one voice (or one vote) can make. So let’s each share ours. American friends and Canadian friends currently located in America: Toronto is an awesome city. And Canada is an...

How to Try to Be Optimistic About the Election Results

I spoke to my colleagues today about some reasons I am trying to remain optimistic: 1. Reagan was called the next Hitler, but he turned out OK 2. The power of the US president is limited, e.g. Obama tried to make certain immigration policies that got shut down by the...

Self-Education Program

Cross-posted: After being named one of the 1 of top 6 finalists from hundreds in a competition to shadow Dave McClure of 500 Startups, Jennifer created her own self-education program that involved meeting with and interviewing successful entrepreneurs and founders,...

Steve Jobs and the Meaning of Work

I was in the Bay Area when Steve Jobs died. When I found out it had happened, I was sitting outside a Stanford ETL (Entrepreneurial Thought Leadership) session watching the simulcast with others and checking out Twitter updates on my laptop. A couple minutes later,...