Portland Creative Conference ’15 reigns as inspiration fest
For 25 years (including a brief hiatus), the Portland Creative Conference has brought together movers, shakers, and rebels to prod, push, and light a fire to get a wider creative community thinking about what it means to conceive genuinely original ideas."
TechFestNW ’15—life forms celebrate ideas for all
On a crisp August morning filled with bumbling bees, Portlanders gathered to get a glimpse into our distant-yet-right-under-our-nose future. Presented by the folks at Willamette Week, TechFestNW 2015 featured both local and national tech luminaries lighting up the stage with ..."
Welcome Shawn Pavlas!
Web Developer Nice Guy Shawn Pavlas is now part of Speak! Yess! We’re all excited here because of how well he hears voices. And the way’s been able to hit the floor running and fit into the ways of ..."
A beautiful world
Opinions and principles are a mighty dog. If you need to speak up, speak up. Why tiptoe around what you believe when social media are staring right back at you? For corporate America, we love this. More than 28 million ..."
How HBO’s Game of Thrones can help you nail your brand positioning
If your brand is on a quest to become more human, it’s fundamentally important to determine how it should talk, behave and act. To get to the heart of who you are and find your human side, start by taking ..."
Being human matters more than ever
Like I always say, “Don’t trust anyone with over 30 eyes.” You have my pre-apology for barging in on you like this, but news flash: millennials have trust issues. According to this Washington Post story, they don’t trust anyone: not government, ..."
An idea: let’s not think about the weather
It’s Friday, it’s Friday! In case you’ve been heads down and knee deep, or lucky enough to be vacationing on white sands (which means you have no good reason to read this far), we’re giving you a grab bag of ..."
Q+A with winemaker serves fine perspective on staying genuine
Jason and I spent last week in San Francisco, meeting with clients and enjoying some of the city’s amazing sights and food. Before heading back to Portland, we visited Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Garden in Sonoma County, dining with Jackson ..."