Tag Archives: Deb Taylor

OracleWorld and another week of what we learned after we were done being young.

OracleWorld took on a Vegas tone, with a bit of Americas Cup fervor and disfavor pulsing through the partying crowd.  Serious work groups clustered around laptops and project docs =, ignoring the party atmosphere. So, in other words, about the … Continue reading

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16 more great things learned by SJN clients and staff, after age 30

It’s taking a while to collate and organize all the answers we got to the questions raised by a recent story, on Silicon Valley’s proud young CEO’s, describing the wisdom of their own age discrimination in hiring. If you missed … Continue reading

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A fun part of the SJN continuing series

A fun part of the SJN continuing series of items on what we knew before today’s young CEOs were out of 1st grade http://ow.ly/ovWQL

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Is age a curse?

Recently Andrew Ross, at SFGate, ran a thorough and enlightening piece about age and how it is perceived, and importantly, impacts hiring, at firms like Facebook, in Silicon Valley. Here is the quote that kept me from scanning the article … Continue reading

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SPIE Optics Meeting last day today

SPIE Optics Meeting last day today. San Diego beckons. What’s best place for lunch not too near Conv Ctr?#SPIE http://ow.ly/i/30wIy

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What a difference a week makes

Last week we spent a lot of time talking with the folks at the Association Meeting and the many things they are doing right when putting on an annual meeting with genuine benefits for attendees of all types. This week … Continue reading

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ASAE Meeting a Winner, Best of 2013 candidate.

SJN Sales people, as you probably already know, attend large numbers of industry meetings, trade shows, and conferences. SJN reviews of various recent meetings vary from, dull but essential, to  better parties than process or content, to an occasional:drop this … Continue reading

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