Host for CreativeMornings Grand Rapids since April 2016 and writer for Mighty in the Midwest, a digital strategy company in GR. I also own Spectacle Design Studio, an invitation and stationery design studio. (Profile photo by the kickass Jill DeVries: http://www.jilldevries.net/blog/)
books, proofreading, writing, wedding invitations, stationery, paper, color schemes, font pairings
figuring out how to get to space in my lifetime.
the list of presidents in order, the Spanish alphabet, my college ID number, all the words to Gangsta's Paradise
I'd share how to make the best pie crust, with a cameo from my grandma, who is pie queen.
Molly B.’s CreativeMornings activity
Karen Tracey Courage can't exist without fear
Mary Brown Visceral reactions to learning
Anxiety means to worry excessively, to worry more than the situation warrants.
From a clinical standpoint, we learn that anxiety and depression come from the same part of the brain. They can be expressed similarly or at the same time … anxiety and depression often occur together.
Jess Kimmel Unraveling My Anxiety Through Imagery
Heather Colletto You are your own context
Fable, the Poet Grandad, you will never hear this poem
Shadia Mbabazi Being a Refugee is Not a Choice
We realized that learning from other kids helps us relate to them.
We found that kids teaching other kids is just as valuable [as adults teaching kids].
Because you'll have an opportunity and the odds are in your favor. You'll either hear no, maybe, or yes. 2 out of 3 .... the odds are in your favor.
If you have what you believe is an original, creative, terrific idea but you get timid and wonder what your client might think ... present it anyway.
If you take nothing away from this morning except this statement, "think about it—there always can be a first time."
DJ [De Pree] said, “George, nobody in the furniture industry sells their catalogs. And I said yes, I do know that. There can always be a first time.
Now, Brody died in 1944 of a heart attack eating French pastry at a bistro in NYC. Not a bad way to go.
Herman Miller is a pioneer. Ask them about the next frontier.
So I taught them screenprinting. I didn’t know about screenprinting either, so I was actually teaching myself. Little did I know that when I joined Herman Miller in 1970 and they asked me if I would design a [picnic] poster and I said I would. I would do 19 more and they’ve gotten a fair amount of recognition. That was my own personal pioneer story.
I had my own pioneer story of sorts when I joined the Peace Corps in 1965. My assignment was to teach at a government trade school for girls.
Steve Frykholm There always can be a first time
CreativeMornings Summit 2016 Giddyup!