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Rides. Drives for Rides.

gap intelligence has a very special partnership with the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF). ENF is a San Diego based nonprofit serving low income and underprivileged families as they navigate their child's journey with cancer. ENF founder Richard Nares' family's heartbreaking story always brings tears to my eyes. When Richard speaks of ...

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The Sith Annual Drives for Rides, May the Course be with You

gap intelligence's Drives for Rides has offically turned 6! The Sixth Annual Drives for Rides benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation (this year offically known as the Sith Annual Drives for Rides in honor of Star Wars Day) has come and gone, quicker than the millenium falcon make the Kessel Run.

I have been fortunate to be a part of ...

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We Paid it Forward

When I started gap intelligence back in 2003, my passion was to build a company that made a concerted effort to give back to our community. I was inspired by values-led companies such as Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, The Container Store, and Whole Foods that put people and giving ahead of shareholders and profits. In many ways, a ...

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Are you ready to Drives for Rides?

Bust out your golf clubs, the Sith Annual Drives for Rides benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation is just around the corner! Drives for Rides is our annual chaity golf tournament benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation. Richard and Diane Nares lost their only son, Emilio, to cancer when he was just 5-years-old. Turning tragedy into ...

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Bigger & Better: The Fifth Annual Drives for Rides

At gap intelligence you see it everywhere, we are a values-led company. It is on our website, our email signatures, our facebook, heck we even have a Value-Sled. Get it? But there is a big difference in saying we are values-led and actually leading by those values. If you aren’t familiar with our core values here at gap they are: ...

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Top 3 Reasons YOU should be the Title Sponsor of Drives for Rides

The Fifth Annual Drives for Rides golf tournament to support the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF) will be a fiesta to remember since it falls on Cinco de Mayo (we have tequila and cervezas chilling already). This event will take place on May 5, 2017, at the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and 100% of the proceeds will benefit ENF. Drives for Rides ...

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13th Annual Harvest for Hope

Harvest for Hope is an annual fundraiser that raises money for the impactful programs provided by the Emilio Nares Foundation, hosted by ENF themselves. Gappers are always excited to pitch in and help volunteer on this exciting day every year! The 13th annual Harvest for Hope took place on October 2nd this year at the San Diego Central Library, ...

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No Bad Days

I am writing this blog from Twin Lakes, California, a pocket of a campground within the snowcapped Mammoth Mountains. My two kids are down for a nap (so I can type) and I have a direct view of a cascading waterfall. A good day.

The first day of this family adventure had a bumpy start. No more than two feet into the trip, I scraped the side of ...

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Fourth Annual Drives for Rides

We are passionate about contributing to something bigger than ourselves. As head of our 3Ts Committee at gap Intelligence this past year, I can confidently tell you that being values-led doesn’t end at our email signature. We care. We care about our data, our clients, each other and our community. If you want to see us practice what we ...

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Drives for Rides Golf Tournament - May 6, 2016

We are excited to announce that Drives for Rides is back for the fourth year in a row! The countdown is on as we are less than two months away from our awesome golf tournament benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF). If you are not familiar with ENF, it is a local non-profit here in San Diego that navigates families through their ...

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Third Annual Drives for Rides! Best Golf Tournament Ever!

gap intelligence is a values-led company. We are passionate about each other, about our clients, and about our community. Over the last 3 years we have built a close relationship with the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a local non-profit here in San Diego that navigates families through their child’s journey with cancer. After ...

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3rd Annual Drives for Rides Golf Tournament is in Full Swing

The 3rd Annual Drives for Rides Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF) hosted by gap intelligence takes places on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Riverwalk Golf Course. As a values-led company, gap intelligence believes in giving back to the community. We are passionate about ourselves, our clients, and our local ...

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Making a Difference One Trail at a Time

Purpose. Everyone thinks about what their purpose is whether for themselves or for their business.

I just read Roy Spence’s book It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For and why businesses should be driven by purpose. When that purpose is strongly believed by the leader of a business and believed and supported by employees that purpose is ...
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The Power of Why: Values-led & Navigating Families

gap intelligence is a values-led company, but what does that mean? By being a values-led company, it means that we care. We care about our clients and the research that we provide them, which makes us an industry leader in market intelligence. We care deeply about each other and have built a culture-comes-first work environment that cherishes ...
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second annual Drives for Rides golf tournament!!

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gap intelligence is a values-led company. We care. We care about our clients, about each other, and about our community. Our Time, Talent, and Treasure committee (3Ts) is driven to inspire community impact through charitable opportunities. On May 2, 2014, we will be hosting the second annual Drives for Rides golf tournament to ...
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Lamborghinis and Vans

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On Friday, November 15th, I was blown away by the Make-a-Wish Foundation Greater Bay Area and the citizens of San Francisco. They managed to make a 5 year old leukemia survivor, Miles Scott, dream of being Batkid in Gotham City come true in a grand fashion. I was moved to tears at the outpouring of love and support to make one little boy’s wish ...
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Richard Runs California

1Last night, gap intelligence had the pleasure of attending the Homebrew Fundraiser for Richard Runs California at the Local Habit in the heart of Hillcrest. Richard Nares, executive director and co-founder of the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF) will dare to tackle the not so easy feat of running from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge to San ...
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The Emilio Nares Foundation



As many of you have heard, gap intelligence is hosting a golf tournament appropriately titled, “Drives for Rides”, on Friday, March 15th. Drives for Rides will benefit the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF). Our founder and CEO, Gary Peterson, wrote about how ENF provides logistical support for families with children battling cancer (see also: gap ...
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