Category: Love Letters

Talk about having a bad brand. Spinach has one of the worst brands ever. Growing up, as kids we never liked spinach. Yet, when we got older, most of us realized that spinach wasn’t that bad. Actually, it was pretty good. So how did spinach get such a bad brand? I really hate to point fingers but I’m […]

Listen to Cathey Armillas’ interview on Exceptional Women Northwest to hear about the power of creativity, Toastmasters, and living life backwards! 3 things to take away from this interview: 1) Have the guts to be creative In marketing, you have to connect with people through emotions. Most people want to shout at you with their […]

Steve Jobs shares a wonderful speech on how we have to find what we love in life through his commencement address to Stanford University in 2005. Steve shares three stories: Connecting the Dots: If Steve had never taken a calligraphy class in college, computers may have never have been designed with multiple typefaces and proportionately spaced fonts. […]

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience. I will dispense this advice now. Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth. […]

I have just one thing to say to you: I love you. Not literally, of course. That would be creepy. But did you notice what happened to you when you saw those three little words? Did you gulp? Did you want to read on? Did you want to hear more?  Did you turn around and […]

Growing up my Dad used to speak to us through verbal phrasing that became known as “Dadisms”. He would constantly use the same phrases over and over. It was like he didn’t know any other language At the time, we didn’t realize how impactful these phrases were. In fact, we didn’t really term them as […]