About Compliments

I recently made a trip to Austria to see friends and family. One weekend I hiked for two days with friends in the Alps. The terrain was steep and before starting on this endeavor, and I was worried that I might not be able to keep up because…

You Got Me With Your Marketing!

Who can resist chocolate, especially cute chocolate? Earlier this month I celebrated my daughter’s first birthday and got persuaded to spend $100 on M&M party favors (you have to first understand that my philosophy was 'why even have a…

Way to Grow

Growth is a funny thing. Without it, you’ll starve. But try for too much, too soon, and you’ll end up falling short all over the place. Then there’s always the quandary – do we hire ahead of the curve, on the curve, or after? After…

Can Anyone Be Creative?

Yes, I believe that we are all born with creative genes… whether it’s the architect trying to make a floor plan work in a smaller space, a cab driver trying to use back-alleys to by-pass traffic congestion, or an artist trying to use new…

I’ve got one hand in my pocket... and the other one's holding a computer bag.

I am on my way to Europe. My computer is packed - along with my hard drives, adapters, phone, pens and paper (graphic design is an equipment-heavy profession!). When I traveled at a younger age, the backpack holding all my belongings was about…