Today I woke up and did something new, well I should rephrase that and say I did something today I have not done in a long time. (I have to admit.) I read the mission of our practice, my mission, that I wrote, before my practice was what it is […]
The other day I was fortunate enough to catch up with Misak Pirinjian of Tony’s Shoe and Luggage Repair in Mill Valley, California. Over two decades ago, after attending law school and then working in the field, he left for the leather repair business and has become the go-to man. […]
Even if you do not have a job, you should carry a business card so that when you meet someone the two of you can stay in contact. Here are four lessons for creating a clean and effective one even when your path may be a bit murky.
The Bay Area has many tech entrepreneurs and Mathieu Thouvenin is one of those special people. Before even moving here from the South of France he started GSM Online, one of the first French portals about mobile phones and once here his accomplishments include starting iPhone applications like Voila. When we met Thouvenin discussed his successes and offered tips for strivers. You want to read on.
With unemployment rates at the highest they have been since the records started being kept, choosing and finding a career that best suits you tends to demand much more effort and resources. Here is a map that lists some places in San Francisco that can help strivers stay ahead of […]
We often hear about devastation, but few of us actually take matters into our own hands. Olga Murray, founder of the Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation, is one of those rare heroes. Read this exclusive interview with the altruist. Highlights include what spurred her action, how she did it, and how you can help.
With budget slashes and high unemployment, being successful in anything is increasingly reliant on sales—and ways to engage transactions are relatively easy and can even be fun. Read these five ways I set a sales record while still attending high school, and then share your tips—so we can all continue improving.
Everyone has different mediums for accessing information, so additionally to the text recap here is the audio of insight from Jim Fraser, a former president of Levi Strauss and Company, a top 25 realtor, and a councilman. At under five minutes long, his experiences and lessons are surely worth your time.