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A Startup Redding Podcast Ep. 18 with Lauren Jerome and Kirk Wayman Listen on Spotify, iTunes, or straight from the source. Full Audio Transcript Includes minor edits for readability. Kirk Wayman 0:07 This is the Startup Redding podcast created by a group of founders, funders and entrepreneurs who believe you can have a thriving startup...
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Tech takes all types, yet it has a well-documented diversity problem. Though successful tactics are starting to emerge, systemic solutions are still very complicated. When it comes to reversing the trend, most organizations don’t know where to start. More HR teams are stepping up to the challenge, but there is still a talent pool to fill,...
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How to Set Great Performance Metrics and Expectations. One of the most common frustrations among business professionals is performance metrics. Performance metrics are how employers value the contributions made by their employees and how employees clarify the expectations of their employer. It’s a simple tool that when used with intentionality can be a powerful asset...
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How to turn the company that you have into the company that you want. I’m blessed to be a part of an amazing community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries located in Northern California. We’re close enough to Silicon Valley to stay on the cutting edge of technology and far enough away to see the bigger picture...
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For those of you who haven’t heard of TED before—they are a non-profit organization that host conferences twice a year, where thought leaders from across the world come to share their ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’. These ideas can be anything from life experiences, to thought-provoking ideas, to world changing innovations. There was so much inspiration derived...
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Designing digital experiences for the everyday internet user is both an art and a science. At Mindbox Studios, we seek guidance from the experts in the ever-evolving best practices for user experience design. Software giants Google, Facebook, and YouTube have the daunting task of designing with the whole world of internet users in mind, using experts on psychology, anthropology,...
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This past week, Cardstore by American Greetings released their Mother’s Day advertisement. Typically, these look like every other ad during this season, either over-the-top humor, or cheesy half-baked sentimentalism. Not this one. Somehow the creative minds behind this ad found a way to connect viewers to something much bigger and deeper–a human value often forgotten....
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I was 23 when I determined to live the life of an entrepreneur. Like many, I was seduced by the idea of independent wealth, “owning my time” and changing the world. But how I pursued those goals have often led me off course. I always believed that if I just worked harder and longer hours...
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