Why is the 2020 Census So Important?

The US Census has happened every 10 years since the very first census was taken in 1790. It has always been and remains today a vital part of our democracy. The census is a non-political gathering of data about this beautiful, diverse, and massive country that we are privileged to call home. This means the census is not influenced or …

¿Por Qué es Tan Importante el Censo?

El censo de los Estados Unidos ha ocurrido cada 10 años desde su inicio en 1790. Siempre ha sido y seguirá siendo una parte vital de nuestra democracia. El censo es una colección de datos sobre este hermoso, diverso y sólido país que tenemos el privilegio de llamar hogar. Es importante aclarar que la oficina del censo no tiene vínculos …

My Favorite Way to Start the Day

If there’s one thing I’ve learned after owning and running a business for over 20 years while raising 4 kids, it’s that you have to get control of your day before your day gets control of you! The things I do first-thing in the morning, starting before everyone else is awake, is what sets up the day for success. This …

Four Keys for Unlocking More Effective Team-building Events

As Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Group, a leading workforce solutions firm serving clients globally, I’ve always believed in the power of team-building events and have invested significantly in them. In the early years of our company, we centered our team-building events around fun social activities, like bowling, go-kart racing, and escape rooms. But over the years, as more of …

Resnick Aspen Action Forum Provides Time for Reflection

Nina Vaca and her family recently returned from time spent at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum in Aspen, CO. The event is put on by the Aspen Institute, of which Nina is a Henry Crown Fellow. She wrote about her experience and what she learned on her Medium blog. Her main takeaway is the important of taking time to reflect …

Nina Vaca on Meeting with Top Chilean Entrepreneurs at U.S. Embassy Events

As Pinnacle Group continues its global expansion, establishing its presence in developing markets, I recently traveled to Chile for the remarkable opportunity to speak at a series of leadership events hosted by the U.S. Embassy and Becarius for Impact. These meetups with Chilean entrepreneurs and thought leaders were part of the Embassy’s initiative to further cultivate the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. …

Nina Vaca’s Three Keys to Success at Dallas Startup Week’s Women of Innovation Summit

It was such a privilege to kick off the Women of Innovation Summit powered by Dallas Startup Week on April 3rd, which brought together top innovators, change makers, and entrepreneurs. These are the North Texas women launching ideas that will change the course of business and tech across the nation and beyond. Personally, it was very meaningful for me to …