The Magic In Diversity

For the last 10 years, I’ve hired hundreds of people in 5 cities. I’ve always been attracted to those who have a passion outside the office. I hired a champion sailor who turned out to be a champion suit, an MC who was amazing at writing, two DJs – one drums up business and another

Continue Reading

Challenger Culture

The attraction of being a challenger. The little guy in a fight. The awkward one in a race. The one with the most determination to win. To beat the big guy, the popular guy, the one with all the moves. To rub the win in their faces. Oh yeah! What an awesome feeling. When you

Continue Reading

The Race To The Middle

Creative agencies are evolving to be more like management consultants. Management consultants are becoming more creative. Both are trying to solve business problems and are racing to the middle. In my mind the intersect point is experience design and innovation. Beyond this point, you start competing where the other is an expert. Research techniques, proven

Continue Reading

Finding Purpose

People are driven to succeed when they have purpose. For me, purpose has been a compass and an engine moving me forward. In a job, it starts by believing in the company’s reason for being. Then, it’s important to find purpose in the role you play. I’ve had some great bosses, and these are the

Continue Reading