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Meetings: the ultimate time suck

Today we had a one of our quarterly hindsight meetings wherein each area prepares a deck and presents its findings about successes and misses for that period as well as initial recommendations for opportunities next time around. Done right they can be really informative and give you the basis for a great foundation for the following year. … Continue reading

Miracle Martini

We shoot our spring line next week so today was the final outfit review.  Normally that means tweaking and accessorizing looks but Hurricane Sandy delayed all our samples so it was really our first real sample review.  It was a really long yet productive day as by some miracle we picked over 35 outfits and … Continue reading

Dinner for one but not alone

Ever think what it must be like to be watched all through your work day? That’s what working at a station in an open counter restaurant must be like. I assume. You are not observed by peers but by patrons. People who pass comment and observe your every move. If they are like me they want to see … Continue reading

Let’s not have a meeting

Everyone hates meetings. Everyone hates those long meetings where there are way more people than needed and there is very little decision making going on. There is definitely an inverse ratio of number of meeting attendees to decision making. Why do we subject ourselves to such meetings?

Korean on the brain

Late night at work meant grabbing a bite on the go. Lucky me I live steps away from Kimchi Grill. Kimchi Grill is the bricks & mortar location of the Kimchi Taco Truck and you guessed it: Korean-Mexican fusion . I will admit I stalked them from the first days of it being just the truck’s … Continue reading