Author Archives: AJosey

The Monday Blahs

Sunday night, while getting ready for bed, something extraordinary happened. I could count on one hand (half of a hand, actually, but that’s gross) the number of times this has happened to me in my lifetime. Just as my head hit the pillow, I thought, … Read More »

Happy Belated Earth Day!

If you truly see every day as Earth Day, then there’s nothing wrong with posting about it a few days late. But before too much time passes and complacency returns, here are some thoughts on electronic waste, or e-waste. According to, the U.S. alone … Read More »

How To Work A Room

My wife and I recently met someone at a party who made a noteworthy impression on both of us. She greeted us warmly, introduced us to a few other people, showed us where the food and drinks were—and it wasn’t even her party. It turned … Read More »

I swim between 2,000 to 3,000 yards, four days a week before work. It sometimes makes for a stressful time getting out the door in time, but the physical and mental health benefits more than offset that. When I’m exercising regularly and eating right, I … Read More »

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Are video games really a waste of time? Or have we just not figured out how to put them to good use yet? Daniel Burrus makes an interesting case for the latter. In An Education Revolution: Automate and Humanize!, he says video games are not … Read More »

We’ve been spending some time in beautiful Vermont over the past few months, talking with a school where we’re helping develop the brand identity. One of the key facts we discovered from staff and faculty about their students was really interesting. “Many of our students … Read More »

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Tried something new lately?

I recently received a great compliment. “I like the way you’re always up for trying something new,” a coworker said when I agreed to participate in the agency pull-up challenge. So far, I’ve done one. But I feel great. Mainly because I don’t consider myself … Read More »

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New business is warming up.

Several of us on the team have been spending time with some new friends in Vermont over the past few weeks. More on that soon. For now, I can at least report that the place is COLD, but the hearts are warm, and the work … Read More »

Big, Bold, Beautiful Pictures

You hear it all the time. “Content is King.” For the most part, that’s true. What you say, how you say it, and how often you publish it matters. But let’s not forget the picture. That’s content too. In this case, it’s pretty mesmerizing content. … Read More »

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Summer Reading Lists. Why Wait?

A while back, some friends were talking about their favorite shows and movies. When it came to me, I said, “I’m reading Gone With The Wind.” General awkwardness ensued until someone finally broke the silence by asking, “Isn’t that more than a thousand pages?” Then … Read More »