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The 2016 Presidential Elections: A Different Perspective from an American Across the Pond

Special thanks to Amy Kraushaar for this guest blog submission. I met Amy as I was new to Lisbon and she was returning to the US. Once you have Portugal on the heart, it is hard to stay away and … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Does Not Deserve to be Graded on a Curve in the Debate Tonight

So tonight will be the first time that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump share a stage and over 100 million people around the globe are expected to tune-in. Continue reading

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Has Time Run Out for the U.S. Presidential Election Process?

So we have nearly 55 days until we know the results of the next US Presidential Election and that does seem like a good amount of time. It seems even longer if you are really following and participating in the … Continue reading

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Just 70 Days Left Until Election Day!

There are only 70 days left to the US Presidential election and it’s going to heat up. Check out the blog for the Presidential and VP debate dates and locations. Be and stay informed! Continue reading

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The Importance (For Me) of Single-Tasking

Are you tired of multitasking and never completing those most important activities? If so, read on.
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What I Did Expect When I Moved BACK to Los Angeles in 2015

Just under a year ago, while wrapping up a 4 year ‘life’ in Lisbon, Portugal, I posted a blog entitled ‘What I Didn’t Expect When I Moved to Portugal in 2011’. It went viral. And it continues to get large … Continue reading

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Portuguese Startups – The Age of ‘Rediscovery’

Spending 4 years living and working in Portugal, I was fortunate to be very involved with a lot of the early startup activity all over the country. This was even more profound as I was working for startups in California … Continue reading

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On the Eve of Thanksgiving, I am…

…thinking about all that I am thankful for in a year that has had a lot of change and movement. Tomorrow I will spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my ‘US west coast family’ and this will be the first time in … Continue reading

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Help Change the Ratio of Female Entrepreneurs Attending Web Summits Around the Globe

Wanted: 10,000 Female Entrepreneurs! The team behind WebSummit is extending free tickets to 10,000 female entrepreneurs at their conferences around the globe in 2016. This also includes the conference in Lisbon next year so don’t wait to get your FREE ticket. … Continue reading

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Let The Mentoring Begin – The Lisbon Challenge Fall 2015

I am just about to start my mentoring sessions, via Skype, with the startup teams that have made it into the 5th edition of the Lisbon Challenge. I have been fortunate to watch this program form and grow and to … Continue reading

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