Post Falls Chamber- Volunteer of the Year

Wow. I was blown away by this announcement. I felt embarrassed. I never expected to be acknowledged with this award and I feel that there are so many other deserving people in our community…. Everyone knows how professional soccer works. Usually, the forwards get to make the shot that scores the goal- again and again. And when they score the goal, the whole team surrounds them, lifts them up in the air and the crowd goes wild. I do in fact, feel like a forward. Always scoring the goals. Always winning the game, always receiving the praise. But soccer has… Read More

Is it possible to become MORE creative?

I recently read an article, 5 Boring Ways to Become More Creative, and it sparked a question: Is it possible to continue to grow creatively or are we born with a creative gene? Yesterday, a friend asked me what I do to continue to be creative everyday. My knee-jerk response was, “I get my best ideas when I drink red wine.” We laughed about that and part of it was true but can I really lead a marketing company fueled on red wine with dinner? I think not. When tasked with really deepening my thoughts, I realized when I get… Read More


Innovation. Do you want to know what keeps me inspired every day? Innovation in companies and people Locally, Nationally and Internationally.In my marketing business and community involvement, I have met with hundreds of people, companies and organizations that have expressed hopelessness and helplessness in a current world that is uncharted. So many have simply canceled events, fundraisers or have just put their business “on hold” without even a glimmer of adjusting their vision. This is not the time to be still.This is not the time to be quiet.This is not the time to let your emotions paralyze your actions. The… Read More