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Celebrating Latino Entrepreneurs in Global Elite Start-up Contest

As I reflected this past holiday weekend about the incredible year that 2011 has been for me and my family, I was struck by one thought: the most important gift resulting from my book launch, my speaking engagements and the … Continue reading

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A Teaching Moment About the Green Economy

This post first appeared in the Huffington Post. I was inspired to write it by the hype and bad reporting that flooded the American media after the sudden bankruptcy of Solyndra, located just a few miles from my home in … Continue reading

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The Buzz around Latinnovating is Building

I finally had a quiet day to reflect on achieving the milestone of publishing and launching my first book. The members of my publishing team at Thrive Publishing took me out to dinner recently to celebrate. One of them reminded … Continue reading

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Grateful for friends with Radio Shows

I was recently privileged to be invited on two radio shows to discuss my entrepreneurial mindset and the creation of Latinnovating. Dr. Arlene Barro and Daniel Gutierrez (a.k.a. Motivator Dan), both published authors and entrepreneurs themselves, were kind enough to … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Excellence in Washington D.C.-a Gala and an award

Last night, I was accompanied by an old friend and a new friend to receive the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award at the Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund Gala and Dinner. This event hosted by LATINA Style Magazine honors … Continue reading

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Branding Yourself

Last week, I presented a personal branding workshop to the members of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs San Jose and San Francisco chapters. The attendees were very engaged in the self-exploratory activities I offered and they all walked away … Continue reading

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You, the Brand. National Society of Hispanic MBAs Professional Development Series

In one week, the San Jose chapter will host a unique professional development event called, “You, the Brand.” Cisco Systems, a strong supporter of NSHMBA San Jose, will provide the facility for what promises to be a memorable evening of … Continue reading

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Mission Successful: The Inaugural Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

On May 15, 2010, author Frank Carbajal’s vision to gather prominent Latinos and Latinas to strategize for the next decade, was realized. The culmination of months of planning and pitching were at last finished and the Summit began. This event … Continue reading

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A Cinco de Mayo surprise honor: LATINA Style Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year award

On May 5th, I received an email surprise from LATINA Style Magazine publisher Robert Bard. In his letter, he informed me I had been selected as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” for the San Francisco Bay Area.  In his letter, … Continue reading

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San Leandro High Academy for Business and Finance

I’m excited to be attending this event tonight, where the Academy has teamed up with NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) to recognize youth entrepreneurs!  Bal  Theatre @ 14808 East 14th Street in San Leandro is the venue. After the recognition … Continue reading

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