Interview with Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks

Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks. Pictured with co-founder Vanessa Quigley

I had the opportunity to interview a fascinating person that has created an amazing concept, especially for the new year. It’s called Chatbooks, and put simply it’s a custom photo book that’s automatically mailed to you every month. Nate Quigley, the … Continued

Ghosting Employers? Now You’re Part of the Problem.

ghosting employers. empty seat in room

With unemployment rates sinking to record lows, ghosting employers is the hot new thing to do. There certainly is a satisfying feeling of justice that comes with this phenomenon. Those who do it however, are foolishly becoming the very problem … Continued

Disruptors Only Disrupt Bad Business

Person shopping online

As companies continue to fall victim to giant online retailers like Amazon, Zappos and other entities, let me caution you: Amazon isn’t killing them. When it comes time to point fingers, the only one to blame is the leadership of the company … Continued

There are no creative jobs or industries

creative industry or creative job

Despite numerous surveys and even the tax code providing the option “creative” when they ask participants to define their industry, this ostensibly innocuous categorization perpetuates an incorrect stereotype. The very idea that someone has a creative job or works in … Continued

Don’t Be A Failure Hypocrite

failure hypocrisy

If you’re at least a little interested in human creativity and the invention process, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Fail fast to learn faster, failure is necessary to innovate, we must fail to succeed, blah blah blah. The truth … Continued

The Jack of All Trades Doesn’t Survive

Jack of All Trades

If you started your working life with one marketing outsource focus, and are now being asked to take photos, design mockups, write copy, manage social media strategies, record and edit video, and perhaps even write code for websites, you are … Continued

Disaster looms if Apple loses FBI skirmish

Apple Logo

Wearables, connected devices and the data they generate are increasingly beneficial to us in our everyday lives. Many don’t realize, however, that if Tim Cook isn’t able to stand his ground against the FBI’s request for Apple to create a … Continued

These Viral Hits Were Rooted In Employee Trust

employee trust

From the Target employee that gave a rousing speech on Black Friday to the Southwest flight attendant that raps safety instructions, viral sensations get millions of views on YouTube and are endlessly retweeted and shared. They are even covered by … Continued

STEM is valuable, but the art makes innovators

arts innovation

We’ve all heard it before, we are facing another crisis. This time it’s one of mammoth proportions, and not the wooly kind. Public education isn’t making the cut as high-tech jobs across the nation go unfilled. What’s a country to … Continued

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