I am sitting here staring at my computer screen, notes galore. I am supposed to be working on a TEDx speech (which, by the way, feels like putting together a jigsaw puzzle at this point) I feel intrigued to write about this whole process. So, who’s TED? TED isn’t a person. TED is a nonprofit devoted to … More Preparing for TEDxUniversityofNevada
What does it take for a city to create an effective grassroots movement? I am not talking about a short-lived trend, a clique, a blip on the radar… I’m referring to a groundswell; a tectonic shift that forever moves the town. I just finished reading Startup Communities by Brad Feld, an entrepreneur-turned-venture-capitalist. Feld has spent … More A Grassroots Movement: Does Reno Have What it Takes?
Have you ever sat and watched a runny facet? The slow stream of water gathers at the mouth of the facet as a drop begins to form…then, the drop falls. The drop lands into a small puddle of water and causes small ripples that are sent throughout the whole puddle. In February, a couple dozen … More A Grassroots Movement is Born in the Biggest Little City
Change is in the air and it has been undeniable for a couple-ish years or so. Reno has finally reached a tipping point. Malcolm Gladwell defines The Tipping Point as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” And, here we are. A beautiful formula has been brewing; between the University of Nevada … More Reno Meets The Tipping Point