Here’s a note from one of our Product guys, Marc Wallis. I’m humbled that we’re able to do a small part to help people around the world. While we can’t do everything for everyone, it’s a good start to do something for somebody. ———— Hey TakeLessoner’s, I wanted to recap and update on what TakeLessons […]
Category: Politics and Social Thought
I admit it. I’m a sucker for the 1940’s Hollywood glamour look. I love the seductive wavy hair women like Veronica Lake used to wear. And, there’s something super cool and nostalgic about the men’s ascot (shown here worn by Cary Grant). Tonight, we are going to an awesome charity event for the fine […]
Thanks to the team at Stay Classy for their incredible work putting together a remarkable show. We had a great time hearing incredible stories from non-profits that are making a difference in the lives of millions of people. Even with all the pain, I’m encouraged by a the good that’s happening in the world! Some […]
Proud to be on the Host Committee for the 2012 Stay Classy Awards with my buds and founders of Stay Classy, Scot Chisolm and Pat Walsh. The CLASSY Awards is the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country, celebrating the greatest charitable achievements by nonprofit organizations, socially conscious businesses, and individuals worldwide. In 2011, nearly […]
Thanks to my team for taking the initiative and making gifts like this happen. As a CEO, it’s really cool when your team runs ahead and gets things done without you even knowing about it. That rocks. Good sign we’re growing up.
“What I do find troubling, however, is that most banks took billions of dollars from the taxpayers to shore up their own balance sheet, while now trying to emotionally beat up the taxpayers who, in effect, bailed them out to begin with. ”
This is a presentation from Jay Baydala, who started Christmas Future, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and helping North Americans learn to spend some of their allotted Christmas money towards solving real world problems. Support them at http://christmasfuture.org. Vote for this presentation at SlideShare. If ChristmasFuture wins, they will donate all $5,000 to helping […]
On behalf of students and parents in the State of California, we ask the school board to carefull review their Plan B decision to cut the arts out of schools. We all want kids that are successful in school and well-prepared for the workforce. Learning and playing music starts kids on the right path to […]
The 17th annual Paddle for Clean Water rallied hundreds of San Diego ocean lovers to paddle around the Ocean Beach Pier and demand clean water. This year was the second with a festival event that included live music, local artists, food and more. … Surfrider San Diego's 17th annual Paddle for Clean Water from Chad […]
Just a reminder why it’s important to get kids into music education.
As many of you know, some of the guys at TakeLessons.com participated in Movember – a charity event where we try to grow mustaches and raise money for prostate cancer. Here is an ending picture. We've been told it's a bit creeepy, but at least it's for a good cause! Enjoy.
Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama-as prepared for deliveryElection NightTuesday, November 4th, 2008Chicago, Illinois If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight […]
Recently, we received an email from a gentleman looking for music lessons: “So, I am an English teacher in the Bronx and I got hired to teach music next year. Although I am a music lover, I have never played an instrument and definitely not a musician. I need to take piano and music theory […]