The urban dictionary describes “when the stars align” as: "When an unexpected and nearly impossible event takes place. Usually due to pure luck or the divine intervention of God." Carly joining thinkspace has nothing to do with pure luck. Carly Slater joins thinkspace as our CXO, Chief Experience Officer. The reason
A few months ago, I attended a simulcast of The Justice Conference in Bellevue. One of the speakers at the conference was Claire Diaz-Ortiz. Claire (@claire) has worked at Twitter since 2009 and manages Twitter's social good initiatives, including the Twitter for Nonprofits and Twitter Ads for Good programs. She is also known as “The Woman
In a recent presentation given at thinkspace, the CEO and founder of thinkspace, Peter Chee, spoke on the importance of mentors and role models. He confessed that when he first started out, he had a 50 page business plan which he was pretty jazzed about, but "didn’t grab ahold of
For week 6 of my yearlong reading project, I sped through The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen. If you are anything like me (and intimidated by the sheer volume and language of such a book), stop right there. Just reading the introduction hooked me in to
The thinkspace community first opened its doors 5 years ago today, on May 1st of 2008. Since then, thinkspace has been - and continues to be - home to many startups and established businesses. Upon starting thinkspace, Peter Chee understood that if he took a conventional path, he could expect conventional results.