We all want to change the world

I spent lunch with heads of Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Affairs and Marketing departments from several large national coporationss as we got together to discuss our strategic plan for an advisory council (for a large educational non profit) we sit on. [quote float=”right”]I do not know the answer. But i hope we can all work …

Freedom and Fashion show

Here is a slide show of pics taken at the Freedom and Fashion show.  Working on a full write up for Intersection (one of the partners for the event is a client) but in the meantime I wanted to get these pics up…

How to get stuff done

A couple weeks ago I promised to share how I am able to do as much as I do.  I was planning on focusing on productivity and technology, but I wanted to touch briefly on inspiration and motivation because these are the true reasons I pursue solutions to accomplish more. Vision Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once …

Unleashing Beauty Online: the power of social media for social justice

Below is a presentation I gave at the Unleashing Beauty Conference in Irvine, Ca this last week.  I have embedded my slide show and put my notes, expanded and with links to various websites and webapps mentioned through out.  If your organization would like to talk about a more personalized solution lets set up a …

Social Media For Rockstars: The Art of Adaptation

I had a chance see the guys from Bidwell last week as they closed out their tour at the Glasshouse in Pomona, California.  Afterwards, Brian Valdez from Guerilla Union was gracious enough to take us to their offices and studio, give us a tour and let us shoot an interview in their studio.     …

Coffee Shop Restrooms and Your Online Presence

Whenever I go to a nice restaurant and have to use the restroom I am usually impressed at how nice, clean and well decorated it is. They put a lot of thought into making sure it is stocked, well appointed and fits in with the decor of the dining area. Oddly, folks rarely spend more …

The Idea Camp: Preliminary Thoughts

Over the next several weeks I will be posting much less rambling abstract thoughts regarding the Idea Camp, but wanted to let you know why I threw out so many tweets about this great unconference.    Also, for those who could not be there, there is a Vimeo channel up with videos being added every …

From Customers to Friends to Fans

Close your eyes and visualize your customers using your product or service.  What do you see?  How do you feel?  Can you do it? What I see with many of my clients is that an exercise like this just feels funny and they are not able to really know what their customers think and feel …