Fueling Passion – Fueling Fire!

It all seems like a whirlwind dream……months of planning andpreparation did not prepare me for what I experienced on September 28, 2011 inside Orchestra Hall at the Max M. Fisher Museum. Yes, I’m talking about TEDxDetroit.I had heard from colleagues...

Day One at MBS – Don't Knock it 'til You Try it

Today marked official Day One of the Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) – traditionally a mid-year hot spot in Traverse City where automotive executives, journalists, communications professionals (and many times their significant others) flock to discuss trends,...

TEDxDetroit: Go beyond thinking and act on ideas

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending TEDx Detroit, where the motor city’s thought leaders gathered to generate positive ideas for our city and beyond. We met Anuja Rajendra, founder of Bollyfit, who created the form of fitness after suffering...

TEDxDetroit: Learn how to leave your mark on Detroit

After attending TEDxDetroit 2010, a day of inspiration, fresh perspectives and leaving with a renewed energy, I find myself wondering OK, now what do I do with this?I started the day listening to the teachings of Jeff DeGraff of the University of Michigan Ross School...

Thoughts on BlogHer for tech public relations and marketers

In addition to the three exhibit floors filled with more than 125 corporate sponsors, a fair share of brands and companies were represented by public relations and marketing pros attending BlogHer this month. I know, because I was one of them. I first signed up...