A little chat with myself at the age of 17

I was asked a question on social media after changing my profile picture to me at 17 years old. My friend Raymond asked, “What advice would the current you give the young cat in the current profile picture ???” So I figured I’d answer in this blog. You’re not as deep as you think. Although…
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Making Old Trends New Again

Yesterday I drove to downtown Henderson to pick up my oldest daughter and, in the process of driving down Water Street, I almost hit two or three pedestrians. That alone was odd for the area, but then as I really looked around, the normally deserted streets were filled with people wandering, not aimlessly, but rather…
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Tools are only tools if you know how to use them

Ever find yourself a little confused by all the terminology surrounding public relations? (You don’t have to answer that.) But considering the industry itself doesn’t necessarily agree on certain terms, it’s perfectly understandable if you do happen to be a little confused. To help ease the confusion a bit, we coined a new term, “client…
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The Imagine team talks favorite career moments

Imagine partner Alex Raffi always asks job interviewees to bring in something they’re proud of. He feels this — more than all kinds of pointed questions — helps interviewers glean insight into the real person behind the perfect clothes, coiffed hair and rehearsed responses. This week, we turned that tactic inward and posed a similar…
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A single butterfly is beautiful, but in a crowd, that beauty gets lost

Imagine a man walking through a familiar garden when he notices a monarch butterfly resting on a branch. He decides to pause and admire it. He appreciates the beauty of it and feels connected to it. Now imagine the same man walking through the same garden, but he is surrounded by 3,000 butterflies. They swarm…
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Decrease stress… increase productivity with rockin’ results

Sometimes we lose sight of the right way to work with one another when things get busy. We have to remember that although increased work is a positive result of growth in a company, it can also result in an increased level of stress and company tension. Here are some ways to avoid increasing stress…
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Things aren’t always what they seem

I was tasked to research a company to find out what they were doing marketing-wise. They are perceived to be an upstanding company that others want to align themselves with, and we wanted to know what they were doing to create that perception. After some quick research, it became clear what they were doing. It’s…
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