The Adventures of Entrepreneurship and Trail Running
Trail running and launching a startup are two things that I love. They both are quite an adventure with peaks and valleys. I think I’ve fallen in love with the journey and while the destination is a goal, the path is what makes me feel alive. While it was quite
Startup Crisis Framework for the Wartime CEO
My friend Dave Parker made a great post called "The Startup Crisis Framework Applied" is too good to not share. Dave's been in the Seattle Startup scene for decades as a Founder, CEO, investor, and a mentor to many other startup founders as well as creator of The 6 Month
The Cycle of Anything Impossible – TEDx Talk by Peter Chee
In February, a week before the Coronavirus started to really started to slow things down I gave a TEDx Talk titled "The Cycle of Anything Impossible". While the talk was given nearly 3 months ago, it just now been released and posted on TED.com. I watched the talk a few days
We Are Having a Blood Shortage CRISIS, Seattle Tech Community Please Help!
We are having a blood shortage CRISIS. Bloodworks NW needs 10,000 donors in 10 days in order to meet the blood demand for patients. Thinkspace in both Seattle and Redmond is set up to be a Pop Up Blood Center Donation for Bloodworks NW. This starts May 18th! Ever since Washington State
Intentions for Strong Mental Health
With the start of 2020 we know that people are setting intentions or resolutions for the year both personally and professionally. When the new year hits, good health is often a big topic and having good health will certainly influence how you perform both in and out of the office.
How to Build The Best Team
It's fun to watch our thinkspace companies grow. We have members who began with a hot desk in our Lake Union space who have expanded into larger and then multiple offices for space for their growing teams. In Redmond we have members who expand into larger offices and then office
TEDxSeattleSalon: Driving Inclusivity with Anastacia-Renee
It’s amazing when you dream big and then it happens. 20 months ago when I was meeting with my architect Marvin Yamaguchi and space designer Theresa Benny I was sharing with them that I wanted our Lake Union location to be designed with the possibility of holding a TED type
Is Your Home Office Costing You Business?
The home office is where a lot of entrepreneurs and startups begin for what I think are obvious reasons: it's at no cost and a safe place to build. You can take conference calls or meetings either at your desk or off-site at your favorite coffee shop and the flexibility
Why Entrepreneurs Should Write Things Down
Are you familiar with the Youtube rabbit hole where you watch one video that leads into the next and so on so forth and all of a sudden an hour has passed? I'm like that when it comes to reading articles. One article shares information from another *click*. The next
Don’t Forget the Culture
I overheard a conversation recently when running. Two fellow runners, working from two unnamed companies, were complaining about team off-sites that were coming up. Though excited to be out of the office for the day, one explained they were hoping it would simply be a day at the beach. I