GEEK PEEK: THE MORE YOU READ

In 2017, I made a goal to read a book a month. I am proud to say that I almost doubled that goal. Yay me! If you’re curious to see what books they were, click here. In 2018, I just wanted to continue reading. I didn’t have a specific goal in mind, but I wanted […]

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GEEK PEEK: DO OVER

I kicked off 2017 with a book called Do Over: Make Today the First Day of Your New Career Jon Acuff always gives helpful tips, and he always delivers them with humor. I’m a sucker for a good laugh. I mean, I think we all take life a little too seriously sometimes. Laughing is cathartic. […]

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GEEK PEEK: THE FEARLESS MIND

What’s the difference between Michael Jordan succeeding at his job, and you succeeding at yours? There isn’t one. That’s what I learned from The Fearless Mind: 5 Essential Steps to Higher Performance by Craig Manning, PhD. I played sports in high school. I wish I would have played in college, but that’s another story. Because of […]

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GEEK PEEK: LOCAL COLOR

I like looking outside of my profession to get inspired creatively and broaden my way of thinking. Last year I found this book and I fell in love with it. It’s about connecting memories and color. Color has a way of imprinting itself in my mind when it catches my eye. I notice it everywhere […]

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GEEK PEEK: THE POWER OF CREATIVITY

I always thought of myself as a creative person, even long before I became a colorist. As a kid, I made different clothes for my Barbie; I created different hairstyles. I owned my own “restaurant” where my family could step up to the counter and order from my creative hand-drawn menu. I wrote my own […]

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