Month: November 2009

Great Service is a Choice

A few months ago, a co-worker forwarded an e-mail to our office staff with an excerpt from “The Simple Truths of Service”, a book by Ken Blanchard and Barbara Glanz. The e-mail was basically a short story about a cab driver that was inspired to change his attitude in the way he worked. Instead of getting up expecting to have… Read More

Eco-Friendly Weddings

Having just gotten married about four weeks ago, I was knee-deep in all kinds of wedding planning. As a bride-to-be, I used online wedding resources such as www.theknot.com for inspiration and advice. One of the trends that became apparent to me was sustainable wedding-planning practices. Among topics such as “Spring Weddings” and “Wedding Hairstyles,” you will find “Eco-friendly Weddings.” Upon… Read More

The Power of Design

As a designer how do you know when you achieve good design? Is filling the program requirements or getting the right number of seats in a space enough? Is pairing the right shade of paint with the carpet the answer? Or is it something more? As I listened to the speakers at the dedication celebration for Ivy Tech Greencastle’s Center… Read More