On Childrenby Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children.They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.They come through you but not from you,And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts,For they have their own thoughts.You may house […]

About the company: Lumiata wants to change how we manage our health – as individuals and as a population. Imagine a world where your physician is able to determine care plans not only for the conditions you currently have, but conditions you may be at high risk of in the near future. A place where […]

I came across this lovely poem by Tara Sophia Mohr, called “In the End”: In the endyou won’t be knownfor the things you did,or what you built,or what you said. You won’t even be knownfor the love givenor the hearts saved, because in the end you won’t be known. You won’t be asked, by a […]

ThoughtSpot is a startup that is revolutionizing the way companies do business intelligence.  They received $30 million in Series B funding led by Khosla Ventures, with partner Keith Rabois on the board. Among all the companies I’ve seen working on business intelligence, I am most impressed by ThoughtSpot.  I know from years of working at […]

As a yoga teacher I’m often asked for advice on how to start a yoga practice.  Here are a few tips: Try different styles of yoga. The variety of yoga styles that exist (Bikram, Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Anusara, power yoga, restorative, yin, Iyengar, etc) can be staggering and difficult to navigate.  Try a variety of styles […]

I got an interesting question from someone this week: How you handle jealousy? There is only this one person that makes me jealous. She seems to have amazing luck and everything lines up for her so easily.  I work just as hard as she does, and I know for a fact that she is no […]

Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten to know the team at The Hunt; this is a great opportunity for an interaction designer especially if you are interested in how people shop.  In addition to having a thoughtful CEO and a strong product management leader, the current design team includes a user researcher and a […]

Title: Founding Designer, leading product design and identity. Company:  Homerun (to be renamed OpenDoor) Location:  San Francisco, CA   Hi, we’re “Homerun” and we’re redefining what it means to sell a home.   We will give homeowners a fair cash offer on their screen in under a minute, saving them 2 to 6 months of time […]

I joined Khosla Ventures as an operating partner two weeks ago, focusing on design for the portfolio companies. At the annual KV Summit this week, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on design with the CEOs in our portfolio companies. DESIGN is as important as TECHNOLOGY Today, design is as important as technology. […]

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