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The 10 Principles of Burning Man Explained

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I am the Acculturation lead for Reverbia, a 300+ person sound camp that plays 130 hours of live music all week right on the Esplanade (or the main road). I wrote the following blog to provide more information and resources about each principle and their corresponding behaviors so we can continue to contribute to Burning […]

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Unicorn Insurance- The Evolution of Scaling Teams

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The Current State of Business In a previous article, Internal Culture is External Brand, I introduced the current state of business as a state of constant change also known as VUCA: volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. I mention that startups are well-positioned to deal with volatility and uncertainty given their nimble nature. Yet, in order to scale […]

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Internal Culture is External Brand

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Current State of Business The military coined a term in the last century — “VUCA” which stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. In the past, VUCA situations arose in business during a culture change ie. a re-organization, a bankruptcy, IPO etc. Culture change in organizations used to be a one-time event and employees could be at ease […]

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The Secret to Innovation: Intrapreneurs

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If you are reading this, you are probably an intrapreneur and/or you want your employees to be more intrapreneurial. Are you a strategic thinker that is more activated to work on a long term vision versus short term tasks? Perhaps you are more often in trouble rather than celebrated because the motivation tactics, systems, and process’ in place do not […]

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Sales Training Doesn’t Have to Suck!

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Sales Training: An Unrelatable Timesuck We have arrived at a time where most companies understand the importance of investing in their employees to improve the customer experience and they accept that there are diverse ways of working that are effective. Yet, most salespeople don’t take sales training seriously or prioritize it. Historically, sales training has been focused on […]

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Chasing Wildflowers

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It’s a rare thing to have free time where the world really is your oyster, unbound by the Monday blues. I live in the bay area where most of my outdoor activities can be done right in my backyard. Allas, I had the time to venture further while between jobs with two goals in mind; […]

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Sayulita & Yelapa – Mexico Getaway!

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Sayulita & Yelapa Mexico Travel

It’s funny how Mexico is the natural desired getaway after going through major life transitions. Sometimes you just need some quality time with close friends with nothing to do but relax on a beautiful beach. For some of us this was an unfamiliar concept as it was the first vacation we went on that didn’t […]