SwagSam #5: Public Speaking, Enjoy it or not?

What does it mean to be nervous? Is it a form of excitement? Maybe it’s a bit of anxiety?  Or maybe it’s just a lack of confidence. Public speaking is a top fear that mostly people can relate to. Why is it that we are nervous to speak in front of others? Or even nervous…

3 Easy Event Planning Tips

As a Recreation Major at Chico State I thought I might “grow up” to be going to work in board shorts and sandals doing something around boats, wakeboarding or something along those lines. Never did I ever think that all the wedding planning presentations I sat through would help me with professional career. Okay, so…

It’s About Gen Z, not about Millennials

Millennials are a hot topic, but if you’re not preparing for Generation Z; then you’re missing out. I’m a millennial; and I first remember hearing about “marketing to millennials” back around 2006 or so at an Office Supply Conference in Las Vegas.  I remember our rep at the time being so pumped up that the…

Hey, or as we like to say… WhatUp!

Welcome to Whatup Silicon Valley BLOG! Our blog will give you a unique experience of what’s happening in Silicon Valley including upcoming events, random thoughts, updates and other business or entrepreneurship contents, while also providing a place for you and us to interact with each other and with local entrepreneurs. Wondering what to expect from…