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Interests: Entrepreneurship, bringing new ideas to the forefront and making them work in real business scenarios, social media, new media, e-commerce and marketing, visual arts, underwater photography, world travel
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It was a picture perfect day on Friday, May 24th. My son and I made the 1.5 hour drive from our home to our launching point - the Ponca low-water bridge. We have our own sit-on-top kayaks, but you can... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Ra'ah
Last weekend I was kayaking on the Buffalo River in Northwest Arkansas. The river was quite high and was running very fast (for the Buffalo). On our 8+ mile run, I must have seen at least 20 kayaks and canoes... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at Ra'ah
My relocation to Bentonville, Arkansas last summer rekindled my love for all things outdoors. To help guide the exploration of my new home, I received a wonderful book for Christmas - "Arkansas Hiking Trails #3", written by TIm Ernst. It... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at Ra'ah
While searching for an icebreaker that would help an audience understand and visualize the many intricate connections and relatioships offered by social media platforms, I came across a fascinating 7 minute video of Tom Wujec's TED Marshmallow Challenge presentation. Tom... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at Ra'ah
Are you looking for an icebreaker for your next presentation or perhaps a humerous image to amplify a point? Then why not head over to FunnySigns is a website that my company has been working on as a living... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Ra'ah
In the interest of full transparency, this post highlights the Blog - Reflections from the Back Seat, the personal thoughts, poems, and photographs authored by a family member, my sister-in-law, Gretchen Miller Selfridge. Gretchen serves on the executive board for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Ra'ah
I wrote a blog post about the TOMS Shoes brand this morning on my professional blog,, highlighting it's "Brand as a Movement" stature. In researching that post, I came across an opportunity to support two different charitable causes with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Ra'ah
I came across this application about 4 months ago while reading an online article about EVERNOTE for the iPad. Their pitch - capture anything, access everywhere, find things fast, remember everything! And that is exactly what this software does. You... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2010 at Ra'ah
via One of my friends, Alex Garcia, is an award winning photojournalist for the Chicago Tribune. He has an amazing eye for life and his images are consistently beautiful. His work is featured on a blog called "Assignment Chicago".... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 19, 2010 at Ra'ah
My Swiss Army laptop backpack finally wore out after almost six years of daily use and thousands of miles of global air travel. While looking for a new backpack for my son who was going away to college, I came... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2010 at Ra'ah
It has been a while since I have posted up here but wanted to get back in the saddle so to speak. I continue to travel quite a bit so my luggage gets a good workout. I just picked up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2010 at Ra'ah
Nina, thank you for taking time out of your schedule to share Caltech with us. As one of the parents who had the opportunity to spend time with you at lunch, I was so impressed with the entire event. From your blog postings to the forum/panel discussions by your peers, to sharing rooms in your houses with our sons & daughters, it gave us all a great peak at life at Caltech. All the best.
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2010 on Prefrosh Weekend: Day Two. at Caltech
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