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

Presentation? Get Used to It

I’m here to unravel and reboot your perception of presenting. By combining some tough love with yes-you-can motivation, we’ll tame your doubts and train your nerves. Presenting is going to...

16 Nov 2016

How to Talk with Baby Boomer Parents About Success

Who else to ask about the wild, wild workforce than your parents. You’re old enough to understand the value of their advice and keen enough to filter it through your...

04 Oct 2016

Better Writer Equals Better Designer

“If choosing between two equally qualified designers,” one recruiter once said “I always went with the better writer.” For the word Olympians, bask in this good fortune. For everyone else,...

16 Sep 2016

The Future is Not Your Heritage, Sorry

The most meaningful necklace I received said, “Always Go Forward and Never Turn Back.” Sure, it had some religious connotations, but the message stuck. Every generation cycles though craving past...

11 Aug 2016

What Does Heritage Mean?

Heritage. If you work within the greater fashion industry, whether its footwear, apparel or marketing, someone mentioned the word heritage. You probably tried it on for size, mixing it with...

07 Jul 2016