Blog

Here's to 26

It seemed like just yesterday I was in kindergarten eating snacks, learning how to write and playing with my friends at recess. I remember that the highlight of every week for me was when we opened up the wall and had singing time with Mr. Blake's class. He would always sing "Kindergarten Wall" by John McCutcheon.

Read More
Dreams Can, And Do, Come True

A few months ago, I didn't know what I was getting myself into. I was sleeping next to nothing, found myself achieving the unachievable and speaking more Spanish than English. I can honestly say July was one of the best months of my life. Before I get to explaining how being a staff member of Imagine Silicon Valley 2016 changed me, I want to share a little bit of how I got there. Hint: It all started with a dream.

Read More
Ethan ParryComment
What Alphabet Can Teach Us About Innovation

Simply put, companies that don't innovate will die. That may seem a little harsh, but it's the truth.  The world we live in requires businesses to be creative and to constantly improve their products and services.

If your company isn't a 100% innovative yet, it's ok. Although it takes a lot of work to develop such a culture, it isn't impossible. As I was reading Larry's letter on the Alphabet landing page, I came across three key takeaways when it comes to creating a culture of innovation.

Read More
5 Tips for Covering Events on Social Media

In a given year, there are thousands of industry-related conferences.

Whether you are attending an industry-related conference on behalf of a client or for your own personal benefit, these events are great opportunities to learn the latest trends, network and provide a nice break from the daily grind at work. As they try to seek more attendees, social media is becoming a key component to any successful conference.

Read More