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Weaving Women’s Contributions into our Story

by Elizabeth Stoltz| March 26, 2015

As we celebrate National Women’s History Month, I found myself getting wrapped up in the History Channel’s series “History of Mankind: The Story of All of Us.” However, there was something troubling about the series’ take on human progress. True to its title, The History of Mankind seemed to be just that – the story […]

10 Ways to be More Creative

by Sue Maloney| March 25, 2015

Have you ever found yourself in a creative rut? No worries, here are 10 simple ways you can shake up your environment or daily routine. And who knows, maybe one of these ideas could be just what your mind needed to trigger a fresh new perspective. Bring on the next creative challenge! Do you have […]

SXSW: Sessions, SouthBites and Social

by Rand Carpenter| March 18, 2015

Not knowing what to expect, I went to SXSW 2015 feeling a bit intimidated. Like any PR professional worth their stuff, I did my homework. I downloaded the SXSW Go app, researched sessions and speakers and spoke to colleagues and friends who had attended in the past. I have to admit, even after all that […]

SXSW: My Office on Mars

by Brad Simon| March 16, 2015

More than anything else, SXSW is a realm of possibilities; the promise of a smarter and more transparent future. Austin is teaming with change-agents, event-activators and dynamic speakers – meaning everyone is bound to come away with something different. The sessions you attend, conversations you have, and gut insights you carry back to your native […]

Look Back to the Future

by Ben Foster| March 15, 2015

Over the years, I’ve collected a lot of nice bound notebooks. I have a silly fear of filling them up with “useless” notes so I tend to save them for special occasions. So, the particular book I picked up for this year’s SXSW had my notes from the 2012 conference. In it were my notes […]

#SXSW2015: How to Affect Positive Change

by Jayshri Patel| March 14, 2015

I thought my first day “as the new kid” at SXSW would be a blast, overwhelming and out-of-this-world. It wasn’t. It was better. It was an intellectual paradise. I came away from day one with pages of notes from sessions filled with fantastic insights from a wide range of speakers. In particular, those of author […]