May 2008

27
May

Warren Buffet: Integrity, Intelligence, Energy

Image via Wikipedia I was listening to NPR this morning and people were discussing what kinds of advice to give to graduates – high school or college. One of the listeners quoted Buffet as saying that the people you work with should exhibit, integrity, intelligence and energy. It ties in to a discussion I had yesterday with a bunch of

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10
May

Inspiring Women: Women 2.0 Conference Stanford Women in Business

How inspiring it was this morning, May 10, 2008, to see a whole room [tent] full of eager, young women, all determined to move forward with their ideas which will turn into full fledged businesses – and the women are counting on this. The back of the room had a clothes line hung along the wall, full of napkins, on

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7
May

Silicon Valley Executive Quotes – Can you guess the nationality?

Image by Rice Ette via Flickr Here are some quotes from the book, They Made It!; they were made by French, Indian, Chinese, German, Iranian, Israeli and Saudi executives. Is it possible to guess where people come from by the way they speak, or by their views on life and their careers? a) “As we say in Silicon Valley, you

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4
May

Getting into the US – legally!

Michael Arrington [TechCrunch] wrote a great blog in which he featured Peter Nixey who talks about his adventurous immigration trials or- as he says – “how we brought Clickpass to California and how a holiday turned into a pitch turned into a company and finally into a successful product.” If you want to know what choices you have for a

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