Passion for Innovation

Recently, an eye-opening graphic captured my attention during a routine perusal of my Facebook news feed.  It really spoke to me, so I decided to post and share the visual (shown here) on my own profile page. The graphic illustrated the current shift to a socialized ecomony and highlighted large companies including Alibaba, Uber, Airbnb, […]

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Luck, timing and seizing the opportunity

Entrepreneurship is about a good idea, hard work, persistence, luck and seizing opportunities. Some may debate how much one affects the other. Since launching tealbook, the stars have aligned in strange and inspiring ways.  People I’ve met, timing of milestones and opportunities… A few months ago, one of my trusted advisors jokingly suggested that I should […]

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Celebrating tealbook’s first birthday and beating the odds

It’s hard to believe that 12 months ago today, I was sitting in front of my computer with an empty tealbook. I had spent five years trying to kill the idea, not sure I wanted to add one more thing to my already busy life. I knew the odds of startups were low- although I […]

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A good brainstorming session

“One of my favorite marketing activities is a good brainstorming session.  Colleagues love to solve problems, and some of the best ideas come from a fun, energetic, no-rules opportunity to discuss potential solutions.  It’s such a welcome break from the left-brained world that we typically live in: answering emails, looking at spreadsheets, developing presentation slides. […]

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