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What Moms Taught Me About UX

Stay-at-home moms are currently expected to do everything. With a million different tasks needing to get done every second, it can be difficult for them to keep track of it all. There are countless to-do apps, but none that answer the question, “Where should I start?”

My Goal For 2017? Create Memories.

I can’t believe that 2016 has already come and gone. Is it just me or do years go by faster as you get older? As 2017 begins, I thought it would be good to reflect on the past year and set some goals for the year to come. 

Here’s to 26

It seemed like just yesterday I was in kindergarten eating snacks, learning how to write and playing with my friends at recess. I remember that the highlight of every week for me was when we opened up the wall and had singing time with Mr. Blake’s class. He would always sing “Kindergarten Wall” by John McCutcheon.

Dreams Can, And Do, Come True

A few months ago, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I was sleeping next to nothing, found myself achieving the unachievable and speaking more Spanish than English. I can honestly say July was one of the best months of my life. Before I get to explaining how being a staff member of Imagine Silicon Valley 2016 changed me, I want to share a little bit of how I got there. Hint: It all started with a dream.

What Alphabet Can Teach Us About Innovation

Simply put, companies that don’t innovate will die. That may seem a little harsh, but it’s the truth.  The world we live in requires businesses to be creative and to constantly improve their products and services.

If your company isn’t a 100% innovative yet, it’s ok. Although it takes a lot of work to develop such a culture, it isn’t impossible. As I was reading Larry’s letter on the Alphabet landing page, I came across three key takeaways when it comes to creating a culture of innovation.

5 Tips For Covering Events On Social Media

In a given year, there are thousands of industry-related conferences.

Whether you are attending an industry-related conference on behalf of a client or for your own personal benefit, these events are great opportunities to learn the latest trends, network and provide a nice break from the daily grind at work. As they try to seek more attendees, social media is becoming a key component to any successful conference.

Lessons From Mi Segunda Familia

I have had the privilege and honor to work and learn from the Hispanic community for some time now, especially over the past few years. As diversity month comes to a close, I wanted to share a few of the lessons that I have learned from the many Peruvians…

What I Am #ThankfulFor This Year

It’s that time of year again. You know…when the weather gets colder and the house smells of freshly baked pies and other delicious baked goods. For me, it also happens to be the tail end of my second to last semester at Brigham Young University (BYU).

 

A Thing or Two About Hashtags

By now, people are already familiar with the # symbol on Facebook, Instagram, Google+ post and most commonly, Twitter. I have quickly learned that just because many people have seen hashtags, doesn’t automatically mean they know how to use them.

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