A murder of crows The lichen covered bark Araucaria, my monkey puzzle Forsythia The rich, luscious green A slow drizzle The colorful ladies lined up next to each other – some bright and tidy, others collapsing on their old bones Everything damp To the sound of wind chimes And the rustle of a collar A […]
While AI-powered personal assistants have steadily made improvements to functionality and begun embedding themselves into daily life, automated web building tools have started to emerge with the promise of bringing artificial intelligence to web design to make it easier for marketers to have the website of their dreams. Well, I’m here to say, “don’t believe the hype”. At least not yet.
At this year’s Ad Age Digital Conference there were a number of common themes across panels about ad sales, content creation, social campaigns, the Internet of Things, and the role of agencies in an increasingly digital world.
(this was originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse) The resume is becoming an increasingly useless tool for assessing a candidates fit for a role. Rarely does it tell you anything about how a person thinks, what they value, how flexible they are, what their colleagues think of them, or how they solve problems. Traditionally, resumes showcase […]
This is posted over on LinkedIn Pulse. I was lucky enough to be part of a young, small business in the days before the word startup became ubiquitous for the new entrepreneur. Hyperspace Cowgirls was a video game development company focused on the niche market of children’s (and primarily girl’s) games. I lucked into my […]
This weekend the Metropolitan Museum extended their opening hours for visitors to see the Costume Institute’s blockbuster show about Chinese-inspired fashion, China: Through the Looking Glass. I’ve been wanting to see the show since it opened but never seemed to be able to make the time to check it out, so I was excited about […]
Now that I’ve made some bitters, I need to use them, so tonight I whipped up what I’m calling a Chai Tea Gin and Tonic. I think it’s yummy. You? Ingredients*: 1 thumb sized knob of fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon of coconut sugar (raw sugar is also fine) 1 black tea bag (we use Yorkshire […]
This is also posted on LinkedIn Pulse. More and more of us are working as part of remote teams, either with our clients, with members of our own organization who are located in other cities, with off shore service providers, or with telecommuters. Some studies show that there has been a growth of over 80% […]
I published this on LinkedIn Pulse today, but wanted it to have a home here as well. Like many people, my first jobs were in the service industry: working in a bowling alley, a men’s retail shop, as a host at Red Lobster, and in my father’s Italian restaurant. In those early years of minimum […]
This was posted on LinkedIn Pulse a few days ago but wanted it to have a home here as well. In the modern conception of work, we are incentivized to climb a career ladder where we gain increased responsibilities, higher pay, and ultimately enter into management. This pathway means that for many people they move […]