Posts Categorized: Community

The Power of Mentoring

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The Power of Mentoring: Creating New Big Brothers and Big Sisters During March Matchness At this time of year, many of us spend our evenings (and, dare I say it, maybe even a few work hours) glued to the NCAA tournament. While the nation’s best college basketball players focus on chasing a championship, Big Brothers… Read more »

Giving the Gift of Reading

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Giving the Gift of Reading  For those of us lucky enough to grow up in a house full of books and with parents who frequently read them to us, it’s hard to imagine the book-deprived reality facing many underprivileged children. Sadly, this isn’t just a problem affecting young people in developing countries, but one that’s… Read more »

Beds For Everyone

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Beds for Everyone: Why a Good Night’s Sleep is the Foundation of Every Kid’s Success When you went to sleep last night, were you laying your head carefully so you didn’t crack it on a hard wood or cement floor? Did you wake up feeling terrible after spending the whole night tossing and turning on… Read more »

Women at Work

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Women at Work: Defining Value, Eliminating Bias for Female IT Professionals Solomon recently came alongside Kansas City Women in Technology, a new organization that aims to get more young women involved in IT and enable those already in the industry to advance their careers. I agreed to deliver the keynote address at KCWiT’s recent meeting… Read more »

Going Bowling – Mentoring in Action

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When you’ve been involved in business for a long time, it seems like anything is possible, like there are no limits. This is particularly the case in the always developing tech industry, and in working at a rapid pace with a small team. But for many inner city kids, the possibility of entrepreneurial success, of… Read more »