Employers, Employees, Independent Contractors, and Intellectual Property: Whose Right is it Anyway?

Res Nova Law

If you’re a creative employee, you may be wondering who owns the intellectual property rights to your creations. Employee-created assets can involve all types of intellectual property, including trademarks, logos, designs, illustrations, literary works, photographs, software, and even plants. The […]

Green Week: Startup Lessons from the Cannabis Industry

cannabis

It’s not often that an entirely new industry buds in America. Thanks to changing laws, cannabis is flourishing in Washington, Colorado, and Oregon, with potential for exponential growth. Green is the new gold rush. Equity Rock Investments is a Portland-based […]

Green Week: Rick Turoczy and Stephen Green on Growing Silicon Forest

Stephen Green interviews Rick Turoczy

Kicking off Green Week at Pregame HQ, Stephen Green interviewed Rick Turoczy, a founder of PIE PDX, the tech accelerator embedded at the headquarters of global creative agency Wieden+Kennedy. Rick’s recent work has moved away from physical educational space and into its own incubation. […]

My Real Angel Investors: Reframing Startup Funding to Accelerate Your Wealth

Marcus Cadman, American Bingo Spirit

When I opened the Pregame Clubhouse last year, it was the biggest financial risk I’ve taken to date. It was self-funded, and rather than spend my time looking for investors, I chose to kick it old school and put all […]

Cultivating a Mentality of Prosperity Rather Than Scarcity to Amass Your Wealth: The Story of The Orphanage Orange

tangerines-1721590_1920

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” –William Arthur Ward The concept of gratitude plays into how we view our wealth, successes, and happiness. If you focus on what […]

Relationship Therapy: Creating Better Client-Marketer Engagements

Territories

When people contact me for a PR Game Plan, they’ve often already reached a point of frustration. They’ve either tried to do it alone and were met with disappointing results, or have been disappointed by their expectations of a previous […]

The New Resistance: Dispatches from the Women’s March

womens march los angeles

After witnessing the historic gatherings worldwide in support of women and equality last month, I invited people who attended the Women’s March in different cities to share their stories. Thank you to everyone who marched and to those who actively support […]

February 2017: Exploring Diversity

fam70s

As a multiracial woman, I often get the benefit of the doubt for being inclusive. I’m a one-person diversity solution and occasionally, spokesperson. I’m not sure it’s deserved. I have blind spots. I sometimes make incorrect assumptions based on the […]

Business Coach Dana Corey: Letting Go of a Client

Dana Corey

Dana Corey presents her brand new workshop “The Five Fundamentals of Freedom, Flexibility, and Fun” at Pregame HQ on October 11 – sign up here. Sometimes I’ve been really pressed to remember the long term view instead of getting hung up […]