In our professional lives, we’re constantly in motion. We serve our clients by solving tough problems, meeting their needs through strategy and innovation, and often under shorter and shorter deadlines. Amidst all of that lies the research, experimentation, client collaboration, endless tweaking, … Continue reading
“Everything you quote — every movie, every TV show, every lyric — has been endlessly rewritten… Fall in love with rewriting!” My uncle, who is a great writer, recently said these words. And I love them. It’s a process I … Continue reading
There’s a valuable thing that inexperienced people bring to the table, that more experienced people are often lacking. It’s the gift of seeing through beginner’s eyes. This June will mark the 35th year of my career, and the lesson I’m … Continue reading
Take a look at this video. It was passed around our office recently. We had a long discussion about it in one of our weekly staff meeting. If you were there, you could easily tell that it struck a … Continue reading
You know, the creative business is an odd bird. Anyone who has a creative bent knows what I mean. My uncle was a welder but when he came home, he was welding crazy little metal sculptures, (which later on became … Continue reading
A gift. A donation. A lunch. A trip. Volunteering. An interview. They’re all grounds for a handwritten thank you note. To me, it’s a big priority. It’s an appreciation I got from my father. Looming is the memory of my … Continue reading
The Greeks called it their Muse. The Romans called it the Ingenium (the genius). I call it whatever that magic is that gets some meaningful words onto the page. Inspiration. I recently heard a great re-air of a RadioLab interview … Continue reading
I hope you enjoy these as much as we do at Elliance: Designed by Apple in California Productivity future vision by Microsoft What inspires you?