In my grand comeback to blogging (grand comeback sound!), I started telling you about how the sharing economy impacted my pregnancy and motherhood. Now I’m going to tell you how much money I’ve saved and how many new friends I’ve made
I’m not pregnant anymore. I was. 9 months ago. And then this little guy arrived. Since I found out he was coming, I decided this was going to be a shared pregnancy. Not what you’re thinking…well, unless you are thinking
So everybody was here for my special sharing economy dinner. Having left behind the shock with the filet mignon price, I enjoyed some special hours preparing the meal. Strangely enough, I wanted to please those strangers as much as I
I’ve been running the my experiment in the sharing economy for 24 days already. Tried 9 companies. Met 26 new people, spent US$173 and gained US$50 – transacted via 4 different payment methods (PayPal, Visa credit card, cash and Google Wallet). However, the greatest part of this experiment is not in
It did! The sharing economy saved my dinner. In less than four hours I found somebody willing to loan me three most needed chairs! Not a friend or even a friend of a friend. A complete stranger! How was that
I’m screwed. This is going to be a disaster. I invited 5 people to dine at my apartment, as part of my experiment with the sharing economy, but I DON’T HAVE 5 CHAIRS. I don’t even have a dining table.
Amanda and her friend Ally were very busy in the kitchen, but this did not prevent them from greeting us at the door with open smiles and open arms. Shoes out, people in, in the traditional North American way of
We all have been reading and hearing about how the idea of sharing has been a great force behind new business models that are challenging the way companies normally do business – and the way we normally live our lives.
People in the Silicon Valley are insanely productive. They bustle & hustle building new business, negotiating with investors, pivoting, and breaking paradigms. One of the mantras here is: Since there is no good in my telling you about new business
For the past weeks, I’ve been having lunch with top entrepreneurs, investors and executives in Silicon Valley such as Chris Sacca, Travis Kalanick, Chris Redlitz, Eric Ries. Well…they just don’t know it. Thanks to Jason Calacanis’ “This Week In Startups”