Caring too much is a necessary trait

Caring too much is a necessary trait

I recently sent an open letter to my city council, city staff, chamber of commerce and the local newspaper. In this letter I made it clear that I cared about where my city was heading and how it could be fixed. Unfortunately only one person in the list of 15 responded...
Networking conversations with impact

Networking conversations with impact

There is nothing worse than going to a networking event only to hear the same boring questions repeated time and again…”what do you do?” and the reply is always the same “oh, cool”…*facepalm* It sucks and it makes networking suck. I attended a great mixer put on...
Less talking, more doing

Less talking, more doing

Back in January I told my peeps at Spark that I was declaring 2017 the year of less talking and more doing. Why? Because in the last 5 years or so I have been seeing a trend. People who talk a big game but when it comes to deliver the goods, they disappear or find an...
The proof is in the pudding

The proof is in the pudding

As I was writing the title of this email I thought to myself “wtf does that actually mean?” HA! the last thing I wanted to do was use a phrase that had a completely wrong context than it should. Wouldn’t that be hilarious! The original phrase is...
Make your own sandbox

Make your own sandbox

How many times have you been confronted with the same old marketing messages? You know what I am talking about. The same bus bench ideas. The same old advertisements from retail stores. The yawn inducing radio ads. It’s pathetic really. I know why marketing often is...
7 years and counting.

7 years and counting.

Thursday, June 15 was my company’s 7 year anniversary. 7 glorious years of graphic design, logos, adventures and clients. I knew my first year was going to be hard. My 3rd year even harder. Getting past the 5 year hump was an accomplishment all its own. Making it to 7...

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