Posts tagged Business
Daisy and Forrest, in keeping with the theme of blogging about entrepreneurs, I recently saw an article about Greyson MacLean, who is now 13 years old and the creator of BrickStix.
BrickStix are static cling decals and stickers for putting on plastic building blocks such as Lego and Mega Bloks.
MacLean loved Lego’s and was frustrated with the stickers that came with the sets. He said that if he pulled one off, gooey residue remained on the plastic, and if he left it on, the brick was permanently labeled.”
He said he “wanted a way to customize my builds More >
I can’t believe it is the middle of January already! It seems as if the holidays went so fast. I really enjoyed them with everyone, especially that New Year’s Eve party at Daisy’s house. It was my first one ever, and I think it was the first time I ever stayed up until 2 am at someone else’s house.
I also want to thank each of you for the great presents. Speaking of which, I finished reading the book that Daisy gave me. It was called “Dave’s Way,” and it was about Dave Thomas the man who created More >
Hey Daisy, I know how interested you are in companies and business people that give back to their community.
I just ran across an article that lists the top 10 technology giants who were ranked according to their philanthropy work.
As you might have expected, Bill Gates was on the top of the list, since his job these days is philanthropy. Although, he didn’t rank #1. The number one spot is held by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, due to his huge donation of $3.4 billion towards education.
The other technology giants and their ranking is Oracle’s Larry Ellison (3rd), More >
As you guys all know, my mom is a big Starbucks fan. Whenever you see her she usually has a Starbucks cup in her hand. But not only does she like the coffee, she is also a big fan of Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks. Having her own marketing company she also uses Starbucks as an example, all the time, of how to build a great brand.
So my point is, when we ran into Goldberg Bagels last week before school, on the tv there was an interview running, on one of the morning shows, with Howard Schultz More >