1. DaVinci Tech Academy: Building the future with first-of-its-kind, leading-edge learning laboratory

    As a powerhouse networking giant and renowned futurist in Colorado, keynote speaker and author Thomas Frey was no stranger to intellectual, cutting edge concepts and engaging think-tank strategies. However, the creative intellectual introduced an unparalleled innovation in 1997 that held the power to build and transform the future: The DaVinci Tech Institute. A first-of-it's kind learning laboratory, the academy would influence and inspire rising generations, as well as returning students and established professionals desiring growth and seeking to challenge themselves. In 2002, for…Read More

  2. Taking A Close Look at the Startup Scene in Westminster, Colorado

    A Close Look at the Startup Scene in Westminster, Colorado When most people consider startups, the immediate association is that they must be centralized and operate in Silicon Valley. While the Bay Area has been the traditional home of many startups, it seems like companies are now trying to find new homes for their budding ideas. One of the newer locations where startups have found their home is in Westminster, Colorado. Taking a close look at the startup scene in Westminster, Colorado, one thing becomes clear - they are finding their home in Westminster because it really is the best place t…Read More

  3. Business Innovators’ Mike Saunders Interviews Thomas Frey

    About Mike Saunders, MBA Mike Saunders holds an MBA in Marketing and serves the small business market. In addition to coaching and consulting clients in his firm Marketing Huddle, he teaches Marketing as an Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities. Mike is a published author and contributing iReporter for National publications covering business professionals in a variety of industries. As an Authority Positioning Strategist, he helps businesses market their reputation, build credibility and helps them become Amazon Best-Selling authors....without having to write a word. Learn more: …Read More

  4. Ghost Town .coms of the Future

    Ghost towns are a rich part of world history. There are literally thousands of examples of these now-irrelevant pin pricks on a map. Overnight sensations quickly became a distant memory in the years that followed. Is the Internet today really that much different than the gold rush stories of the late 1800s? For ghost towns, the reasons behind their demise vary tremendously. Pripyat, a small town in northern Ukraine, reached a population of 50,000 before the Chernobyl Nuclear Power disaster. Today, it is glowing with abandonment. Jonestown, Guyana was founded as both a “socialist paradise” …Read More

  5. The Urgency Paradox

    “Delivered in 30 minutes or it’s free!,” “One-hour photo,” or “Overnight delivery” were common slogans from 20 years ago. Today, the urgency of business has shifted into an entirely new gear. An on-demand generation has grown accustomed to an instant-world. Text sent, text received. Hear a good song, own it instantly. Record a funny YouTube video, the world is watching within seconds. But while many aspect of technology have ramped up, pushing business to the limits, social urgency has slowed to a crawl. You couples have somehow mastered the fine art of long engagements. Very oft…Read More

  6. Roman Numerals: Preventing Higher Math

    During the time of the ancient Greek civilization several mathematicians became famous for their work.  People like Archimedes, Pythagoras, Euclid, Hipparchus, Posidonius and Ptolemy all brought new elements of thinking to society, furthering the field of math, building on the earlier work of Babylonian and Egyptian mathematicians. A few generations later the Romans became the dominant society on earth, and the one aspect of Roman society that was remarkably absent was the lack of Roman mathematicians.  Rest assured, the scholarly members of Roman society came from a good gene pool and they …Read More

  7. The Future of Literacy

    Understanding Literacy through the Words We Consume In 2008, Americans consumed 1.3 trillion hours worth of information. This information consumption translated into an average of 12 hours per person, 100,500 words, and 34 gigabytes each day. If we base the notion of literacy on the number of words that flow into our mind on a daily basis, we suddenly realize that the incoming words are coming from a variety of different sources. Today the vast majority of our “word intake” comes from television and computers with only 9% coming from print media. In 1960, print media accounted for 26% of o…Read More