If you work in hospitality in the Bay Area then you most likely know (or should know) who Chip Conley is. I won’t go into his back story but he’s the founder of Joie De Vivre Hotels, one of the top boutique hotel chains around(and based here in San Francisco).
A while back my business partner Jack read Conley’s book Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow, and was really moved by it so I also read it, and we’ve implemented a lot of what he did at JDV here at Orange. I’ve always believed that Maslow’s hierarchy of needs made common sense to a degree but didn’t really connect it all together as Conley did, especially as a philosophy in the workplace. The book is a good read and his new one sounds interesting too: Emotional Equations – keep an eye out for it! […]
On April 13th 2009 Orange Photography was officially certified “green” by the San Francisco Department of the Environment’s Green Business Program, making them the only recognized “green” photography studio in the city and county of […]