Ode to Clients

Ode to Clients

Ode to Clients by Holly VanLaar We love to work for clientsThe small ones and the giants Some are hot, some are coldSome are new and some are old Invading our creative dreams With fonts, and files, and color schemes “Can we have this by tomorrow?”   “We need the first...
Smart Devices Make Great Gifts. Or Do They?

Smart Devices Make Great Gifts. Or Do They?

Smart Devices Make Great Gifts. Or Do They? by Steve Secor As you’ll see in every big box retailer’s post-holiday ads right now, smart home gadgets are everywhere. You can find deals on smart speakers, smart bulbs and smart doorbells. Still, gifting...
Being a Leslie Knope in a World like Pawnee

Being a Leslie Knope in a World like Pawnee

Being a Leslie Knope in a World Like Pawnee by Abby Brummel Recently, I’ve been watching a lot of the sitcom Parks and Rec. And when I say, “a lot,” I mean 7-seasons-in-2-months-a-lot. Because each episode is only 20 minutes long, I’m able to complete one or two...
Whatever it Takes

Whatever it Takes

Whatever it Takes by Rob Stam A few years ago I had a casual conversation over breakfast with a venture capitalist about various businesses we were each working on. He was telling me about a new product launch he was involved in as part of a start-up owned by a couple...
Is Your Brand A Disguise?

Is Your Brand A Disguise?

Is Your Brand a Disguise? by Alex Tillard We’re nearing the end of October, when many of us celebrate Halloween by dressing in costumes, walking around the chilly neighborhood with our families, or handing out candy to the costumed trick-or-treaters. It’s expected...