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A Farmville-like game could do a lot to alleviate ignorance regarding the food system. But this is not a new idea. Do you know how I learned about profit, loss, and cost of goods? I used to play Drugwars on my TI-84 in my economics class. :) I was thinking... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2010 at The Transition Area
I just wrote this for the "About Me" section on my DailyBurn profile. I think that most people would hesitate to put such a long-winded, non-SEO friendly post on their profile - especially people involved in curating a community of hundreds of thousands of users. I mean, I talk about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2010 at The Transition Area
Women in business face unique challenges - one of the most discussed is the idea that femininity is a hindrance in the business world. I think it's actually a secret weapon, and I'm going to tell you a story to illustrate why: As a young woman with a soft voice... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at The Transition Area
Kelly Cutrone, founder of People's Revolution PR and star of the reality show "Kell on Earth",is my business hero. She's a single mom (the father of her daughter is a drop-dead gorgeous european, btw), a savvy business woman with a no-nonsense policy, and she hired a helicopter to whisk her... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2010 at The Transition Area
When I was managing a team, I obviously did a lot of hiring. Because I worked in the specialty food industry, I dreaded both May and September. Those were the months that the college kids either moved to town in droves (all coveting the same 3 available coffeeshop jobs), or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2010 at The Transition Area
Thanks guys! I didn't realize how much I loved startup life until I jumped back into it. It's the "working all the time" thing that I actually love the most. <----- I have problems, lol.
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Feb 8, 2010
Two types of businesses dominate the tech scene right now - agencies and startups. Agencies are pretty, polished, and beguiling. Agencies sell a lifestyle. Startups on the other hand are gritty. Unlike agencies though, startups solve problems. (And if they don't solve problems, they try to solve the wrong problems,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at The Transition Area
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Feb 7, 2010