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A More Beautiful Question

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

I love questions, especially if I’m asking them. It’s why I initially picked up a copy of the book A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger. I liked the title of this book, with its promise that I could ask better questions—questions that would get to the heart of the situation more elegantly and garner answers that would help me craft better solutions. Continue Reading…

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What does it mean to be successful?

My ambition to succeed has always made me feel like a hamster running on a wheel—a hamster that never sleeps, never takes a water break and is fueled by multiple cups of coffee.

My innate tendency to constantly push myself is why I moved to New York City two years ago. I was following a dream with the hope of being successful, but instead the experience left me feeling empty, tired and unfulfilled. Continue Reading…

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7 Tips for boosting productivity

Does this sound familiar: You start your workday with the best of intentions, coffee in hand and a mental list of projects to tackle with super hero speed and attention to detail, all swirling amid thoughts of how good it will feel to accomplish your “to do” list by quitting time.

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Honoring our veterans

Each year, more than 125,000 students in grades 6-8 nationwide enter the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. Through their writing, kids are encouraged to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views on the year’s chosen patriotic theme. This year’s theme is “What Freedom Means to Me.” Continue Reading…

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A new online home for Western Mortgage Brokers

We enjoy designing and developing websites. It’s an opportunity to let our creativity loose. And it’s extremely gratifying to give clients an online home that reflects who they are and what they do.

When Mark Peterson, CEO of Western Mortgage Brokers, contacted us, he was seeking public relations services to help promote his upcoming appearance on the hit TV show “Shark Tank.” The show provided Mark the opportunity to showcase his invention, the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, in front of well-known investors and millions of people watching the show around the world.

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