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Kant Kaw Kyaing

Perception on Feminism with Nandar

Perception on Feminism with Nandar “Strength, Power, and Femininity” Three words to describe generations of influential women throughout the world. While we celebrate their accomplishments every day, International Women’s Day holds a special place in our hearts, which is why we developed a memorable event to inspire all viewers, young and old. It’s Kant Kaw Kyaing again!This time we are bringing a special event and blog for this year’s International Women’s Day, March 8th.We had the amazing opportunity to work with Nandar, the Feminist Advocate

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Ailín Pérez Valderrey

A future without employees

Reporting on For Purpose Enterprise with Thomas Thomison One of the things that has been a constant since I started working on WhatsCookin’ it’s learning new things almost every week. The Speakers Series has been an incredible opportunity to hear about new concepts and different ways to manage an enterprise straight from the people that create or discovered them.  The latest opportunity was with Thomas Thomison, co-founder of HolacracyOne and founding member, investor, and partner, of Encode. He told us how he got the opportunity in

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Kant Kaw Kyaing

Mike Moyer -“Just because we agree to something, it doesn’t mean it’s fair , Things Change”

WhatsCookin’ has been working on the Speaker Series and we got another amazing event with one of the influential people yesterday. After the event,  all I could say in my mind was “I’m going to read his books”. You might be wondering “who was the speaker for yesterday’s event?” His name is Mike Moyer, an entrepreneur and author of “How To Make Colleges Want You”, “College Peas”, “Pitch Ninja”, “Fair&Square”, “Trade Show Samurai”, “Will Work For Pie” and “Slicing Pie” series.  He discussed the Issue

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Bonnie Acuna

Roy Bahat-This is not advice…or is it?

Today our speaker is Roy Bahat, head of Bloomberg Beta and a What’s Cookin’ investor.  He started Bloomberg Beta in 2013 after a handful of jobs that even he did not feel he was qualified for.  He wanted to make work better.  He believes the fastest way to make change is to build extraordinary technology companies.  Along with heading Bloomberg Beta, he also teaches a media course at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and serves on the board of a non-profit. When a startup is

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best practices
Golda Velez

Playing on an Organic Team

The web is littered with articles on empowering employees and bottom-up management. Much of it feels like lip service, when in the end upper management hires, fires and controls the budget. True empowerment and bottom-up accountability are worth aiming for; yet on a day to day basis, decisions and goals need to be unified in order to accomplish anything. WhatsCookin’ is not a typical top-down corporation, but neither are we a cooperative, with one person-one vote. Organic is a good descriptor for how we work,

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Bonnie Acuna

Michael Tucker- Coach Extraordinaire

Today we had an event with Michael Tucker, M.A., ACC, CSM, CSPO..  He is an Executive, Team and Group Coach, Consultant, Speaker and Author at Tucker Coaching and Consulting.  His talk was about finding clarity, not only within yourself but how to find clarity going forward in your future. He defines clarity as the quality of being coherent and intelligible.  Of being certain and definite.  Clarity means it is easy to see and easy to hear.  It is tied to the alignment with self and

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