Good Design Is More Than Looking Pretty: Meet Lisa Cox, Brand Designer and Founder of Lisa Cox Studio

Design is a field that I have a love-hate relationship with. When I was a kid, I used to rearrange the furniture in my parent’s home while they were at work, sometimes changing the entire layout of the house. As a teenager, I painted my bedroom walls with the changing season or my changing mood, […]

How to Quit Your Day Job and Do Something You Love: Meet Annie Heath, Floral Designer and Owner of IdaBlooms

Is 2020 your year? Are you dreaming of finally quitting that job you hate to pursue your passion of arranging beautiful flowers all day? That sounds pretty great!  When I imagine the role of a floral designer, I see my days spent in a light-filled studio, surrounded by a plethora of exotic flowers (that somehow magically got […]

How to Transition into a Product Management Role: Meet Diego Granados, Product Manager at Microsoft

“The only limit to becoming a product manager is yourself,” this is one of the beliefs Diego shared with me last week. I met Diego several years ago while he was an MBA student at Duke’s Fuqua Business School. Out of the thousands of students, I’ve met in my eleven-year higher-ed career, Diego was one of […]