Archive of Brand of Me

Collaborators wanted! Inquire within.

on June 20th, 2016 in Brand and Business, My Work and Articles, Sustainability and Social Value by | Comments Off

I’m always the lookout for great people to work with! Wondering what’s a fit? Take a look.

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Be the best maple tree you can be

on June 16th, 2016 in Art, Design, and Architecture, Brand and Business, Serendipity by | Comments Off

My inner control freak loves bonsai! It’s nature, in a tiny, perfectly-designed form. Over a long weekend in Oregon, I lucked into an exhibit of American bonsai by Ryan Neil at the Portland Japanese Garden. It was charming and beautifully staged in origami-like frames. What I learned is that American…

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My career Venn

on October 29th, 2014 in Brand and Business, My Work and Articles by | Comments Off

Friends and colleagues often ask about the work I do, and how they can help me find what I am looking for. Never one to miss an opportunity to draw a diagram, I created this handy Venn. The green zone is my ideal – a strategic branding role in a…

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Purpose drivers

on September 14th, 2014 in Brand and Business, My Work and Articles, Sustainability and Social Value by | Comments Off

It seems everyone is talking about purpose these days. Imperative has a new take on what purpose means in your career — it’s not the cause you work for, but how you work. Curious to see what surprises it might reveal, I took Imperative’s purpose driver quiz. My results:  …

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Brand of Me

on May 30th, 2011 in Brand and Business, My Work and Articles by | Comments Off

During a conversation at a conference, I mentioned I had created a brand strategy for myself as a job candidate. When asked, “Did you do stakeholder interviews?” I nodded, thrilled by his intuition, before realizing he was kidding. Almost before his words were out he grasped his misperception and we…

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