December 2016

Designing Well

By |December 14th, 2016|Why Design|

In Week Seven of the Why Design Novena, we explore the well factor. Architect Chris Sample discusses the sustainability movement, its ability to redefine the role of the architect, and how society at large has realized that our built environment has an effect on our planet’s environment, including the human occupants of our buildings and [...]

August 2015

Can relaxing make you a better architect? 5 foolproof vacation tips

By |August 17th, 2015|Blog|

When was the last time, you took the time to really relax?  In our 24 hour work cycle, brought about thanks to the wonders of electronics, it's easy to become a rut-dwelling workaholic more known for getting things done than for true innovation.  The creative brain thrives on play, which helps it devise fresh approaches [...]

January 2015

Are you an Adrenaline Junkie?

By |January 4th, 2015|Blog, Inside Out, Novenas|

Stress seems to be a way of life for those of us in creative professions, to the point where we associate that adrenaline response with true creative flow.  In week seven of the Inside Out novena, we explore ways to cut out the stress that stunts our true expansion as professionals. Do you find that [...]

Crossing the Terror Barrier

By |January 4th, 2015|Blog, Inside Out, Novenas|

Sometimes it’s the chances that you don’t take that are preventing your career quantum leap. In week six of the Inside Out novena, we explore ways to overcome the terror of becoming your fullest self. Do you have a love affair with the status quo? Even if you have done some work to get yourself [...]

December 2014

5 Career Dividends You Should be Getting

By |December 31st, 2014|Blog, Inside Out, Novenas|

Whether it’s in the form of time, treasure or talent, we expend ourselves every day.  That can be exhausting and depleting unless we are strategic.  For this fourth installment of the Inside Out novena, we explore how to invest our energies is a way that bring us dividends. How much energy does it take for [...]