Getting a Pure Fix

If you know a biking barista or watched Joseph Gordon-Levitt dodge bad guys while racing through the streets of New York in Premium Rush, you probably have a vague sense of urban cycling style. The fixed-gear bikes are sleek, efficient, and often glamorously brakeless. These are no lazy cruisers or thick-tired mountain bikes. They’re lightweightContinue reading “Getting a Pure Fix”

Animoto’s Stevie Clifton on Success & The Art of Giving Back

FOND Group catches up with an old by friend by way of a new one.  People of Purpose | Stevie Clifton By Hillary Kaylor What do we talk about when we talk about social media in 2013? With teens fleeing Facebook, heated Twitter stock debates, and marketers looking at monetizing every possible digital moment, it’sContinue reading “Animoto’s Stevie Clifton on Success & The Art of Giving Back”

Is Altruism the Real Key to Success?

Peer to Peer Tutoring: What’s In It For You When You’re Not In It For You By Michael Tringe, Co-Founder of CreatorUp! Let’s take a look back at our learning experiences – who did you really learn the most from?  Was it your professors, or your classmates? Professors and teachers are important.  They hold theContinue reading “Is Altruism the Real Key to Success?”

A Guinness Record at Google HQ for Electric Vehicles

An interview with the one-of-a-kind Susan Jones, the inspiration behind the record-breaking Ride The Future Tour. FOND recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Susan Jones, founder and mastermind of Ride The Future Tour (RTFT). We sat down to chat with Susan in NYC just after she completed her trek across the nation onContinue reading “A Guinness Record at Google HQ for Electric Vehicles”

FOND Founder Keynotes Ecommerce Brazil

FOND Group’s Founder, Nicole Delma, was recently honored to Keynote the Ecommerce Brazil Forum held in sunny Sao Paulo on August 12th. This gathering of over 1000 of Brazil’s top digital marketers and technology leaders was an exciting event for a nation experiencing one the the largest surges of digital growth in the world. NicoleContinue reading “FOND Founder Keynotes Ecommerce Brazil”

Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower

Health and the environment have become the number one issue with GMO operations on Kauai.  FOND NOTE: During my stay on Kauai, I was presented with an onslaught of information regarding the GMO debate and much of it was downright shocking . What had seemed like a straightforward argument between Chemicals/Genetic Engineering versus No Chemicals/NoContinue reading “Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower”

Kauai Proper – living the life of a local Pro Surfer…well, almost

While I don’t like to pick favorites, there is no secret that I feel incredibly lucky to have Surf Pro Rochelle Ballard and her company: Surf Into Yoga (SIY) as one of my clients. Surf, nature, sweet gear, massage, amazing natural foods, Hawaii…what more could you need? From the moment she told me she wasContinue reading “Kauai Proper – living the life of a local Pro Surfer…well, almost”

Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon

5 REASONS WHY WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS RACE, THE CAUSE AND 2 WAYS TO GET INVOLVED On September 28th, FOND will be down in Patagonia to race an Ultra in one of the most pristine destinations on the planet and to help reforest the region of the Torres del Paine National Park in theContinue reading “Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon”

Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism

THE LUXURY OF HELPING OTHERS When I quit my job last year to found FOND Group , I wasn’t prepared for the outpouring of support I received from friends, colleagues and total strangers. While I knew that working with the intent to truly help others felt SO much better than just doing work for theContinue reading “Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism”

Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World

BY HILLARY KAYLOR – Where did your feet take you today? Mine padded across my apartment, into my work shoes, out to the pavement and onto the subway. There was more pavement, and then a carpeted office. Maybe, if I’m lucky, they’ll later take me to a bar, a club, a movie. This mundane routeContinue reading “Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World”