Notes for Team Management

Here are some things I’ve learned by being exposed to both good and bad team management. Understand team member value – No one on the team should feel underutilized. This involved some relationship building to understand each member of a project. Ultimately, once you understand how to correctly apply each team member’s talent, you get […]

How Do You Train Your Employees? Honor Principle and Advertising Budget

Today some friends and I went to BJ’s for dinner. We quickly developed a rapport with our waitress, inviting her to sit at our table briefly to chat. At one point there was a slight misunderstanding with a drink which she apologized for and wanted to make right. Long story short: she walked up to […]

Get Involved Links, One Way Mozilla Goes From Mission To Reality

I have a huge interest in how organizations walk their talk. After reading a recent article in Fast Company about TOMS mission, my mind was primed to think about how Mozilla makes its mission a reality. There are two great examples of this. First is in Firefox. The Firefox about screen briefly explains Mozilla and offers, […]

Mix and Stir Studio Unhackathon #1, Mass Communication Challenge: TrackSF

This was build over the course of about a day during Unhackathon #1 by Mix and Stir Studio, hosted at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. My team took on the Mass Communication Challenge and we won! The focus of the challenge was disseminating transit information to citizens. TrackSF is a surface-level public communication system that leverages current technology to […]