In early 2009, Michelle Obama started working to get us re-focused on healthy eating. She brought back the White House garden with the goal of bringing homegrown food into the White House. This kind of garden was a dream of California chef Alice Waters.
Alice a leader in the movement to use locally grown organic foods.
She had discussed her idea for a White House garden with Mrs.Obama and she organized a Washington dinner before President Barack Obama’s inauguration that served foods bought from local producers at an area farmer’s market. Mrs. Obama and Ms. Waters made the headlines again yesterday.
We had a chance to meet with Alice Waters in her kitchen where we held a live WebEx with her in Berkeley! It was a terrific discussion and she even shared a quick recipe with us.
Click here to watch the WebEx.
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Tags: Alice Waters, event, food, Green, Michelle Obama, Recordings, WebEX
Virtual learning has evolved into a robust tool for human resources and training leaders. Yet many companies struggle to find the right blend of face-to-face, virtual, self-paced, formal, and informal learning methods to meet their needs. In this free WebEx, you’ll hear case studies that explain how companies have solved this challenge.
Richard Nantel, Co-CEO of Brandon Hall Group, and Faith LeGendre, Senior Consultant at Cisco, will share examples of Read More »
Tags: event, free, learning, training, Training Center, Virtual Classroom, WebEX
In early May, our friend and Cisco engineer Brian Dickinson climbed Mt Everest. His journey was dramatic, life threatening and amazing. We talked to him before he left home (watch here) and then from Base Camp at Everest (watch here). In this upcoming event, he’ll tell us what happened next. Photo courtesy of Brian Dickinson.
At the top of the world, six miles above sea level, Brian became snow blind Read More »
Tags: Brian Dickinson, event, Extreme Sports, Mt Everest, WebEX
If you don’t know where you’re going, you’re chances of getting there are a lot lower.
Here’s your chance to get help. On May 19, expert Jesse Lyn Stoner will explain how to create a blueprint for achieving personal success.
Register here for this free WebEx event.
Setting a clear vision for yourself is the first step. Then, once you know where you are going, you can set team and organizational goals that align everyone to maximize your effectiveness. In this WebEx, you’ll learn: Read More »
Tags: Career, event, Ken Blanchard, leadership, management, Personal Performance, Together@WebEx, WebEX
I am looking forward to the second Social Media Summit, not just as a host but as a practitioner. I’m looking forward to meeting new people and connecting with old friends. I’m excited to be partnering with Ragan Communications again this year on 3 days of learning, fun and sharing.
If you’re like me and want to stay on top of social media best practices, then get your fix on May 4 -6 on how to engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online. You can start the conversation now by letting us know which sessions you’re looking forward to most and why. Just remember to use the #ragancisco hash tag on Twitter. Even better, show your support for our presenters by checking in to our Cisco Mobile Application for a chance to win some really cool prizes:
- a 1-hour complementary Cisco TelePresence session between you and a friend in 2 qualifying locations,
- 2 Cisco ūmi Home TelePresence units, one for you and one for a friend, with a 1-year service subscription each
Click here for the official Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions and to download Cisco Event Mobile App.
If you are looking for social media conversations beyond the sessions, mingle with your fellow practitioners at the Twitter lounge at the event sponsored by Definition 6 and join us on Thursday (05/05/11) evening for a networking reception.
What say you? Are we going to see you on May 4?
Tags: event, social media, Social Media Summit