Category Archives: Inspiration

Anything that gets my cylinders firing in a creative way!

Shopper Marketing – Climb into the Soup Bowl

I wish my corporate friends in shopper marketing would get out of their silo’s and climb into the soup bowl for once and for all. Come on friends, think about your own real life behavior. You don’t thing and act … Continue reading

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Watercolors

What’ s the most visually appealing aspect of travel for you? For me, it’s an opportunity to be near water whenever I can. And to enjoy the stimulating colors. From the deep olive greens in a creek to the stunning … Continue reading

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Ice Chimes Ring in the New Year

Usually, when I hear that pretty tinkling sound, it’s coming from my neighbor’s wind chimes that sing like the wind in Costa Rica. Imagine my surprise in hearing the wind chime song from ice breaking up on a big lake … Continue reading

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Three AHA Moments – Words for 2013

This is the third year I’ve followed the advice of business leader Chris Brogan  – to select and post for all to see – three words that will guide the year ahead. Last year I built my words around my business … Continue reading

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The Grabbing Power of Visual Icons

During a recent visit to Target in search of new earbuds to replace a pair that got stepped on, I found myself standing at the electronics counter making a purchase. While I am in fact a shopper that notices many things, … Continue reading

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Peeking into Retail Windows

What ever happened to retail windows that could cause a shopper to pause and ponder? These windows did just that. Thank you, Louis Vuitton, for your design point of view – worth taking a moment to appreciate. Amidst the crowd … Continue reading

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Get Working on Tomorrow. Today.

We better get working on tomorrow. Today. With a wary eye on the future, it’s way past time to start thinking, seeing and acting differently. Businesses today are trying to change, but still unwilling to break out of deeply rooted … Continue reading

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I’m totally upside down!

Putting a camera in front of my face is one of my favorite ways to use my brain. For me, when I’m using my vision and perspective with the equipment, I’m also allowing my brain to do its own thing … Continue reading

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Crackin’ with McCracken

A few years back I sat in a conference hall enjoying this jitter-bug kind of of guy flit about the stage and roam up and down the aisles ranting about human culture and marketing. I was riled up, excited by … Continue reading

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Conviction – Blessing or Curse?

What sword will you die on? Think about it. What matters MOST, besides faith in God, love for family and the ability to get back into a better attitude? The above convictions are not a problem now, and have never … Continue reading

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