Holly O'Driscoll

A Journalist's Perspecitve on Reno – Lifestyle, Business, Family

Tag Archives: Growth

Flying Solo — What an Accomplishment

Conquering the world, one step at a time. The guy in this photo stubbed his toe many times growing up. He tested rules, tested himself, he tested me! Eventually he … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Twist on Healthy Eating

Love to eat out? Hate the over-sized portions and the high calories? Me too … but in Reno, there’s a movement afoot to offer better choices without sacrificing flavor  or … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reno Rebuild invests in downtown

Founded in April by childhood friends who are now local business owners, Reno Rebuild Project captures a portion of every dollar spent at certain local restaurants and puts it into … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons in Parenting — number 452

One of the toughest things for a parent to do is to sit on the sidelines during tough events in an offspring’s life. Growing through challenges and disappointments is part … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Being part of the Conversation

Everyone has a role to play in bringing Nevada out of the economic doldrums — whether as a consumer, a business owner, an entrepreneur or an investor.  Changing the perception … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Opportunity knocks — even when you don’t realize it

Doors open and close in our lives all the time.  People, places, jobs — changes leave us sad and simultaneously offer us a chance to grow, explore and evolve. My … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pizza Plus beats the odds, plans to expand

Dan Blake went into business in 1981 with loads of strikes against him. Back then, Ronald Reagan was president; the country was in a deep recession; inflation was 9.1 percent … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reno as a launching pad for entrepreneurs

My quest to reinvent myself in the post-newspaper world has taken a decidedly entrepreneurial turn.  Networking and continuing education open doors to opportunities that may blend my long history as … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Date night revisited — another milestone in empty nesting

Last night we went to the movies. Together, without kids. We saw the Descendants. Partly because George Clooney was nominated for an Academy Award. Partly because it wasn’t a blood … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Reno medical-facility design firm goes global

Holly O’Driscoll, 2/27/2012 Marie Wikoff of Wikoff Design Studios in Reno is carving out a niche in profitable field of medical facility design — and she’s becoming a part of Nevada’s … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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