Priorities to Survive the First Months of a New Job

Your first days on the job are as confusing as ordering at Starbucks for the first time. The continual how’s, who’s and what’s trip up your concentration and confidence while...

03 Oct 2017

The Sneaker Industry Miss and Don't Miss List

Over six months ago I left the sneaker industry to delve into experiential interior design within retail and hospitably. My break from the sneaker world put it into perspective. Though...

17 Sep 2017

Your Partner Means Well, But It’s OK To Disregard Their Career Advice

I’ve been dating my boyfriend for four years - sorry all you interested internet people out there. A relationship can contribute both helpful and misleading influences. Those misleading influences are...

07 Aug 2017

Is There Life After Leaving a Large Brand?

YES. Everyone’s path differs in terms of career development. Some start off at large brands as I did, knowing early in their job lives the extent that companies go to...

17 Jul 2017

The Moral Struggle with your Career Contributing to Consumerism

When you research and design an actual product for mass production, the proximity heightens your awareness. ‘What am I doing’ or ‘What am I contributing to’ taunts you every so...

12 Jun 2017

Your Leadership Training Starts Now

Since our childhood, we regularly assess leadership. Sure, now a boss determines your daily tasks instead of your mom, but both sway your concept of leading. Many of us will...

05 May 2017

Aligning Your Vision with a Brand's

The most unspoken dilemma when working for a brand is rearranging your own vision. Before joining a company, you have an existing relationship with the brand. Much like getting acquainted...

15 Apr 2017

What it Means to Work for a Brand

Pledging your time and talents to a brand influences your identity. It’s a joint undertaking as both you and the brand believe in the suitable match. The points of compatibility...

20 Mar 2017

The Never-Ending Story of Defining Success

Success is as unoriginal as other buzzwords of our time. Like passion, motivation or drive, success only carries meaning when put into context. Your context, my context, her context, his...

03 Feb 2017

Recognising and Repairing Tribalism in Companies

Company structures mimic society. Both promote greater visions, while humming along to today’s theories on leading and unifying individuals. Within companies we work in smaller teams that many of us...

16 Jan 2017

For Anyone (and I mean anyone) Who Wants to Try a Hackathon

Hack…a…thon. Yes, you read that correctly - nothing in there suggests either footwear design or trend analysis. I ended up in this project development tech event to learn more about...

21 Dec 2016

Establishing a Collective Trend Process

For the last three years, I led our trend research in Europe. Many might see trend analysis as either acting like a fashion oracle or collecting pretty images. Well, it...

07 Dec 2016