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1510, 2011

Now is really the time to "Get Visual"

October 15th, 2011|

Understanding the power and importance of telling a visually compelling story and incorporating it into a presentation on a rush deadline are very different things.  When I faced the challenge recently, it reminded me of the Chinese proverb, “If we do not change direction we are likely to end up where we are headed." Going [...]

2106, 2011

“Best Places To Work” Are A Great Place For Customers Too

June 21st, 2011|

What fun to see long-time client Baker Boyer Bank win top honors in the mid-sized companies division of the Seattle Business Magazine Best Places to Work Competition at the Westin Hotel on June 16.  tinyurl.com/3rn2bcg With entries at an all time high and 650 in attendance its clear many organizations realize it's important to focus [...]

604, 2011

Video Boot Camp Tips To Help You Get Noticed

April 6th, 2011|

After a recent afternoon at "Video Boot Camp" at the University of Washington School of Communications, I am determined to do more to help our clients tell their stories in ways that have impact and get noticed. That means shooting more and better video and photos. Just to be clear, three important forces have made [...]

1101, 2011

Five Resolutions For More Effective Communications

January 11th, 2011|

I see more and more signs of a brighter economy as more companies and individuals move from survival into growth mode. Effective communication will be critical in this transition, and if you use the approach you used even a year ago, it’s not going to work. To figure it out, start with some 2011 resolutions. [...]