Scaling Up

Scaling Up

Scaling Up by Rob Stam A few years ago my wife and I considered building an addition over our garage. I looked at the walls and ceiling beams to determine if it was possible. I thought it was, so I had a builder come over to look further. He concurred that the walls...
What Really Makes A Great Team?

What Really Makes A Great Team?

What Really Makes A Great Team? by Rob Stam I loved basketball as a kid. I grew up during the perfect time to live an equal distance between the cities of Chicago and Detroit. We had the Bad Boys of the Detroit Pistons and Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. As any kid...
Burning The Past (Literally)

Burning The Past (Literally)

Burning The Past (Literally) by Rob Stam The first half of 2017 was a bit monumental for my wife and me as it finally brought closure to the financial disaster we (I, if I’m being honest) created in the early 2000’s. I’m pretty transparent about my failures, but I do...
Who’s Making the Decisions?

Who’s Making the Decisions?

Who’s Making the Decisions? by Rob Stam This scenario happens all too often in our industry: the chairs in the conference room are filled with members of our team and from our client’s team. We present concepts for items such as a company name, logo, or ad...