For three years now, I have been facilitating a publication project that is near and dear to my heart - Imagine: A Collection of Writing and Artwork from Summit County Youth. Students from all over the county submit their paintings, photography, short stories and poems to be selected for this publication. Today the book and … Continue reading Publishing Creatives – Authors and Artists
As business owners, we are always on the lookout for creative marketing ideas to try or share with our clients. There are a vast number of digital marketing opportunities, including newsletters, social media, videos, website content, SEO, but some of the most powerful, memorable marketing opportunities take place in person. How you interact with your … Continue reading Creative Marketing Ideas
Do you remember hearing the tagline, "1,000 songs in your pocket," when the iPod was released? How in the world would have been able to understand the iconic shift in multi-media accessibility from our current frame of reference (CDs, walk-mans...) without a picture like this to help us imagine?
Instead of just going through the motions with business as usual, take some time to set a big vision for yourself and clarify what needs to change in order to move in that direction.
Above all, I wanted to be truthful and exact. For me a landscape hardly exists at all as a landscape, because its appearance is constantly changing...You have to know how to seize just the right moment in a landscape instantaneously, because that particular moment will never come again, and you're always wondering if the impression … Continue reading Truth In Nature
For us to lead and have effective impact, we need to earn that right to be heard. We need to care.
Earlier this year, I had an idea to gather girls and women of all ages in the kitchen so we could spend more time together and learn from each other.
Don and I had the privilege of watching How I Built This Live with Guy Raz as he interviewed Curt Richardson, the founder of Otterbox, at the Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO who says he "grows to give."
How do you "censor" what you read and watch? How do you censor what you share with others? It's a natural, human thing to censor ourselves. We make decisions about what we want to eat, read, watch, and do with our time. We censor what we say depending on who we are hanging out with. … Continue reading On Censorship
"You come home to a note on your door saying, 'You're in danger, leave the city, but don't tell anyone." We were preparing for this moment all our lives. We read our history books and were familiar with stories of families who decided to flee at a moment's notice when they began noticing shifts in … Continue reading Escaping Town