The PleinEasel™ Continued

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Part Two: Presentation Tools Once the design was nailed down, my client, Jennifer deWeber, now had several working prototypes to play with, her first order of extrusions was still weeks away from delivery, her first production run was scheduled, and … Read More

A Creative Disruption, Part 1

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Back in my school days, disruptive was a negative term meaning troublesome or out of control. In fact,a few nuns used it to describe my behavior. But in its current usage in business management, disruptive has come to mean innovative … Read More

Open All Hours

As the oldest son of a restaurant owner in Chicago, I started working at the Tivoli at age 10, and I learned that night and day were all part of the workday. I didn’t go into dad’s business, but some … Read More

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