If you are starting a business in San Francisco, you tend to frequent the many coffee shops that the city has to offer. While visiting the variety of shops, your motivation may be just as diverse as the selection of coffee shops themselves. You may be looking for a place to meet a new contact,… Read more »
Posts about Community
I was privileged to participate in a Citizen Schools event in which 8th graders from Oakland, California got to practice their networking skills with a handful of “adults” with jobs like me. The whole idea was to get these kids to practice networking skills: handing out their resumes, talking about their career aspirations. Awesome! 1)… Read more »
Thanks to Jonathan Nelson of Hackers and Founders for promoting the protest. I ride my bike down Market Street every day, so his email got my attention and got me there. For those who couldn’t make it, I thought I’d take a few pics at the protest. After reviewing the pics, I felt that a… Read more »
Convenience is an important factor when top candidates are choosing their place of work. San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Terminal of tomorrow promises to add more to the term “convenience” that just location.
If you have ever lived in San Francisco, you are certainly familiar with how the term “micro-climate” relates to the city’s neighborhoods. You can insert “micro-climate” when talking about which San Francisco neighborhood is the best for working in a startup as well. Each neighborhood has its own distinctive flavor and style, as well as… Read more »
I’ve had advice from people in the past to “work with companies led by people you strongly believe in”. As I reflect on 2011, I am fortunate to recall several amazing people I was able to meet. Thus, I wanted to share my thoughts on 5 San Francisco entrepreneurs you should know about.
Thank you to one of Ongig’s favorite techie couples, Currin Berdine and Jose Miguel Hernandez, for giving us this cool gift idea for dog-lovers: the Ultra Dog Pack from REI. Here’s their puppy Lola (who also has her own Facebook page) donning the Dog Pack with Currin:
I didn’t know what to expect when I ponied up the $45 dollar per ticket admission for my wife and I to attend the Silicon Valley Rocks charity concert benefiting Music in Schools Today(MUST). MUST, which provides music education programs for underserved schools, is a worthy cause in and of itself, and I was truly impressed with… Read more »
As unemployment levels across the United States remain high, the focus of many is on a “quick fix” to create jobs. Government officials grapple with interest rates, tax hikes, and trade tariffs to create an environment for job growth. What you don’t hear enough about is addressing the jobs that are going unfilled. In San… Read more »