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Inclusive Workplace Initiatives

How can business leaders overcome the obstacles of creating an inclusive workplace?  It's encouraging to learn about more and more high profile companies make the commitment to a more inclusive work environment. Thanks to business leaders like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, the corporate responsibility bar has been raised significantly over the last decade. But it's not easy to transform organizational [...]

By | January 9th, 2016|Categories: Inclusive Workplace, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Remind Yourself Why You Do What You Do

Originally posted August 10, 2015     On Saturday evening my wife, son, and I had tickets to see Maceo Parker at Jazz Alley in Seattle. If you’re not familiar with Maceo, he played for years with James Brown, had some top hits with his own bands, and has worked with such diverse acts as Parliament-Funkadelic, Prince, De La Soul, Dave Matthews, Jane’s [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

7 MUST Photo Tips To Sell Your Property

Originally posted July 30, 2015   A Mid Century Modern home in Bellevue, WA.   I don't know what the rest of the country is like but the real estate market here in the Pacific Northwest is HOT! No doubt, we're back to the same feverish buying and selling frenzy we saw in the mid 00s. Short supply has fueled bidding wars and most [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Five Reasons You Should NEVER Select Your Portraits Online

Love the look of the 8x10 portrait on the wall above? Believe it or not, this is what most people consider a "big" portrait.Originally posted July 20, 2015Photographers are hired as much for their guidance as they are their talents. Your photographer should have a good understanding of what your intentions are with your images and do their best throughout the [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

No Tears Over This Spilled Wine!

Originally posted July 07, 2015  About ten days ago I received an email from Madeline Puckette, founder of the popular blog Wine Folly, to create a portrait of her to accompany an article in Wine Enthusiast Magazine featuring her as one of the top forty most influential people in the wine industry under the age of forty. The were three requirements; the [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Can a Bike Teach You About Life and Business Goals?

Originally posted June 16, 2015I’m a pretty competitive person. Actually, very competitive. Not so much with other people but mostly with myself. And nowhere is my competitiveness more evident than when I’m on my bike. Even before I knew what it meant to be competitive I always wanted to push myself to go farther and faster than my last ride. And in [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|