Next Stop: Havana, Cuba

Hey guys, keep an eye out. I’ll be heading back to Havana next week and will be working on a very exciting project. Hopefully I’ll be able to get regular internet access so I can add posts, photos and video…I’m going to virtually carry you along with me. Here’s a teaser of what’s to come.…

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Removing The Labels

Sometimes it’s best to sell the idea of a greater good than it is to sell the product itself. If you have a brand that can talk, a medium in which people follow, listen and have discussions over; then why not toss aside the traditional sales pitch and sell a conversation. Marketing in today’s world…

Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle’s Growing Homeless Population

The Huffington Post | By Robbie Couch Posted: 04/08/2015 4:03 pm EDT Updated: 04/08/2015 7:59 pm EDT Some Seattleites are challenging what’s possible when it comes to the local fight against homelessness. Nonprofit Sawhorse Revolution is the brainpower behind the Impossible City — an “eco-village” being built for a homeless community in Seattle. The nonprofit — which teaches local…

Remembering Homaro Cantu

At TED2011, chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche of the Chicago restaurant Moto showed us the unique alchemy that kept diners in their restaurant chuckling as they ate: champagne grapes, maki rolls printed on paper, a Cuban cigar that tastes like a Cuban sandwich, nachos that are actually dessert. Bouncing with enthusiasm, Cantu sold us……

Millennial isn’t a generation it’s a mindset

I regularly hear people in corporate business talk about “millennials” or “Generation Y” as if they’re an alien race. The visage of anyone preparing to inflict traditional training or marketing on a millennial audience, is one of a wide-eyed scientist dissecting a new species. It’s become so prevalent in conversations across the company I work…

REPORT: 15 Economic Facts About Millennials

In October of 2014, the President’s Council of Economic Advisers published 15 Economic Facts About Millennials, which takes a look at the impact the millennial generation has now and in the future on the economy. Introductory note (page 3):  Millennials are also the generation that will shape our economy for decades to come, and no one understands…