Business

Play it safe or innovate?

The problem with the creative process that I’m seeing really has nothing to do with the creative process itself. At the nonprofit where I work, I’ve been a part of teams that come up with really great stuff – from clever contests to innovative campaigns that would definitely generate buzz. We all leave those meetings […]

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Life

Good or Great?

One of my favorite co-workers, Andrea, came into the break room while I was getting some coffee a few minutes ago, and we exchanged the normal pleasantries. But when my response to “How is your day?” was “It’s good,” she asked why it’s not great – then inquired further, asking “What one thing could make […]

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Life

Panic in the Board Room

I decided to do Flashback Friday today with something  from almost a year ago. I wrote this shortly after I’d started my current job. Oh, the difference a year makes. I’m in the third week at my new job, and this morning I found myself sitting in a meeting I didn’t know what was about […]

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Social Media

One too many social networks

I only get around to checking my Google+ account about once a day, and I feel like I’m neglecting it. I’m already probably spending too much time trying to stay relevant and engaged on Facebook (personal, business and band page), Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress and Tumblr. I’ll be honest here. I’m a person who reads voraciously […]

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