Articles by Kelli Richards
Los Altos Hills Living, December 2019
The many proven benefits of gratitude.
Los Altos Hills Living, October 2019
Growing companies have a responsibility to give back. Giving back can come in many different forms – here are a few suggestions for getting started.
Los Altos Hills Living, August 2019
Leaving Apple to set out on a new career path wasn’t easy. But as a Silicon Valley native, I found the entrepreneurial spirit I needed to reinvent myself was pretty close at hand…
Atherton Living, June 2019
Los Altos Hills Living, July 2019
When the Magic Questions is: What’s Next? Reinventing your life around your values, passion and what matters most…
Atherton Living, March 2019
Los Altos Hills Living, April 2019
From Seinfeld to Huey Lewis and More: How to Engage the Right Celebrity for Your Event
Enjoy the Many Benefits of Walking in Nature
Why It Matters!
Atherton Living, Author: Abbie Burgess
Kelli Richards has made a career out of forging high-powered connections…
October 5, 2018,
We asked 16 experts: “What are the Best Non-Fictions Books?” (Kelli Richards’ featured answer…)
November 27, 2017,
As a young entrepreneur, you can learn a lot from a good mentor. Here’s what the sharks of “Shark Tank” learned from their mentors and how their advice propelled them to success.
October 30, 2017,
Startups have a lot of room to disrupt the music industry with AI and voice recognition.
October 25, 2017,
Do you allow yourself the “think space” you need at work? While CEOs believe creativity is the most important skill for leaders, research shows that 80 percent of U.S. and U.K. workers feel more pressure to be productive than creative.
September 25, 2017,
You can have cutting-edge technology, the coolest company culture ever, and a great work ethic. But if you don’t have product-market fit, forget it.
September 18, 2017,
Your network is no good if you don’t actively engage with the people in it. Here’s how to maintain those connections and add value to people’s lives.
August 28, 2017,
No matter the size of you company, you can learn a lot from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.
July 18, 2017,
Great leaders not only generate strong results and positive external press, but they also create a culture around their own values.
July 5, 2017,
When you split work and play between two cities, you can have the best of both worlds — if you make it work for you.
June 5, 2017,
No matter who the titans are at your industry’s luminary events, you need to be there.
May 22, 2017,
The smartest VR and AI startups are already targeting this market — besides being good business, it presents an opportunity to actually improve people’s lives.
April 10, 2017,
Like musicians, entrepreneurs can embrace the power they have to connect with a wider world.
April 3, 2017,
Despite meteoric growth, one industry has been curiously left out of most VR/AI discussions: music.
February 20, 2017,
In every interaction, you want to add reciprocal value so you’re working toward a mutually beneficial proposition.
December 19, 2016,
The challenge is to stand out from the crowd and leverage your unique voice to draw those opportunities to you
December 12, 2016,
No one likes being put on the spot, but it teaches you to anticipate the unexpected, a lesson forever useful in life and in business.Bus
May 14, 2016,
Mark Zuckerberg (along with many others) believes that virtual reality will change the way we live, work, and communicate in many ways. Zuck may be right about the long term, but the truth is, VR isn’t quite ready for mass-market adoption.
Although Spotify was able to get its foot in the door early, the presence of companies like Apple Music, Amazon Prime, and others means that the historically un-profitable streaming service either needs to find away to differentiate itself from the competition or risk crashing and burning.
We hear a lot about coaching and mentoring — for good reason. As Zig Ziglar famously said, “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”
Last year marked the highest annual total of venture capital funding since 2001, and with $47.3 billion in investments, this represents a 62 percent year-over-year growth.
When U2 released its album “Songs of Innocence” with an exclusive iTunes partnership, the band was trying to figure out something a bit more complex than simply reaching as many fans as possible.
January 9, 2015,
We’ve all longed for a classic mentor-mentee relationship at some point in our careers.
Creating a well-designed event is a balancing act. Tapping industry leaders and controversial renegades, orchestrating brilliant panels, and throwing awesome after-parties all help draw people in, but a well-informed celebrity speaker can elevate your event to “can’t-miss” status with real punch and energy.
We’ve all longed for a classic mentor-mentee relationship at some point in our careers. We want someone who is savvy and seasoned. We want her to provide the perfect insights and career advice that will help us reach our goals. We want someone who will guide us to our destination.