At Work

Teaming up with the International Women’s Hackathon

| October 9, 2014 | Reply
Teaming up with the International Women’s Hackathon

TakeLessons is proud to be a part of the video, and a supporter of this years International Women’s Hackathon, held at Cal State, San Marcos. The International Women’s Hackathon is sponsored by Microsoft Research to empower young women leaders (ages 16 and older) in computer science. Teams of 4-6 girls will make a website, game, […]

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply
Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

Creative Stuff

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Replies
44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

A couple weeks ago, I grew another year wiser. It was the big 44! I don’t know if you’ve experienced this where, one day, you kind of wake up and realize you’re in the mid-part of your life. It’s surreal. It’s surprising. It’s life. Honestly, I really feel wonderful. Life just keeps getting better and […]

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply
Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

Life!

Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Reply
Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

We’ve all heard these pep talks before… “Expect more out of yourself!” “Be all you can be!” “Good enough is never good enough!” “Set the bar HIGH!” Your parents, your boss, your childhood soccer coach, and of course every self help book you’ve ever attempted to read has made these statements at one time or […]

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Replies
44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

A couple weeks ago, I grew another year wiser. It was the big 44! I don’t know if you’ve experienced this where, one day, you kind of wake up and realize you’re in the mid-part of your life. It’s surreal. It’s surprising. It’s life. Honestly, I really feel wonderful. Life just keeps getting better and […]

Personal Development

Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Reply
Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

We’ve all heard these pep talks before… “Expect more out of yourself!” “Be all you can be!” “Good enough is never good enough!” “Set the bar HIGH!” Your parents, your boss, your childhood soccer coach, and of course every self help book you’ve ever attempted to read has made these statements at one time or […]

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Replies
44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

A couple weeks ago, I grew another year wiser. It was the big 44! I don’t know if you’ve experienced this where, one day, you kind of wake up and realize you’re in the mid-part of your life. It’s surreal. It’s surprising. It’s life. Honestly, I really feel wonderful. Life just keeps getting better and […]

Speaking

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply
Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

| September 11, 2014 | Reply
The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

The Delta Sigma Pi chapter at San Diego State University asked me to speak to them about what I’ve learned about success, personal growth, and business. Here are five things I’ve learned about life, love, and business. What’s great about these guidelines is that they can apply in every area of your life. They are […]

Videos

Tools to Help You Start a Business in San Diego

| September 4, 2014 | Reply
Tools to Help You Start a Business in San Diego

Here’s a quick video segment we did on KUSI-TV on a few helpful steps on starting your own business here in San Diego. There are a lot of tools and resources out there that can help you. Transcript David Davis: San Diego has a lot of opportunity when it comes to starting your own business. […]

The Downtown San Diego Startup Tech Scene

| August 28, 2014 | Reply
The Downtown San Diego Startup Tech Scene

Here’s a video I’m a part of that talks about what’s going on in the downtown San Diego tech and innovation scene. Happy to be a contributor to helping grow San Diego’s economy.     Craig Sewing: We’re gonna be bringing on a guest here, Steven Cox with TakeLessons, CEO. Tell us about him. Seth […]

Other Recent Posts

A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

| August 4, 2014 | Reply

Last week, one of my employees stopped by my desk and asked me if I had any recommendations on how she could better accomplish her goals during the upcoming month. She had been struggling figuring out what to work on and then taking action on the right things. Since it was the beginning of the […]

AirBnB’s “Overnight” Success?

AirBnB’s “Overnight” Success?

| April 30, 2014 | Reply

In the Internet space, it’s so easy to get caught up in the big success story that comes piped in from Pando or TechCrunch that shows how a company went from zero to hero in an obscenely short amount of time. While it’s true that, on occasion, the ‘up and to the right’ explosive growth […]

Cool Travel Apps for your iPhone or Android

Cool Travel Apps for your iPhone or Android

| April 25, 2014 | Reply

Here is my TV segment on San Diego 6 TV on cool travel apps. Below is the video and my write-up on the coolest travel apps I’ve found. Waze Both Android and iPhone – FREE Crowdsourcing – which means gathering information from communities and giving more people access to the information. So, this crowdsourced app […]

Four Ways San Diego Can Continue to Build It’s Startup Ecosystem

Four Ways San Diego Can Continue to Build It’s Startup Ecosystem

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Reply

From day one, we’ve built TakeLessons right here in the heart of San Diego. Over the past few years, I’ve personally seen an explosion of activity as more and more people become interested in working for themselves, starting a company, and running after their dream. Compared to yesterday, San Diego’s technology and innovation scene has […]