Aug
12

Google’s 8 Pillars of Innovation for Non Profit’s

Susan Wojcicki has seen Google grow from the very start … the company was once based in her garage! In 2011, Wojcicki wrote “The Eight Pillars of Innovation” about how the company pushes itself forward. These Eight Pillars made Google one of the most useful and financially sound companies on the planet. What would it look […]

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Jun
02

Should my non profit use Periscope?

Let’s talk about Qik. Qik, a company that was very early on in the stream-live-video-from-your-phone trend that popped up and then quickly faded around 2008-2009, is being retired by its parent company, Skype. Skype acquired Qik back in 2011 for upwards of $100 million. ~ Techcrunch If you check out all of my earliest youtube videos […]

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Mar
13

Easter Breakfast in Downtown Santa Ana

My very small historic downtown Santa Ana Church, as part of the County/Mercy House Winter Shelter Program, has been sheltering 15 families this month. This breaks down like this: 29 adults, 16 kids 5 and under and 24 kids 6-17. On Easter the program will come to an end and these families experiencing homelessness will […]

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Sep
10

Athletes and politicians…

There should be a 365 day conference for politicians and pro athletes. No media, no tweeting. Just let them hang out and talk. The rest of us can just carry on while they talk about how important and special they are in a room. forever. Almost overnight billions of dollars can be reinvested in things […]

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Jun
28

For better or worse

For better or worse: your absence your disappearance your inconsistency your guilt made me who i am today your screaming your hurtful words your anger your pain made me who i am today your addictions your violence your rage your hurt made me who i am today THATS BS my failures my inability to focus […]

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May
02

We all want to change the world

I spent lunch with heads of Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Affairs and Marketing departments from several large national coporationss as we got together to discuss our strategic plan for an advisory council (for a large educational non profit) we sit on. I spent the later part of the afternoon with people from Occupy Santa Ana, […]

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