08 Feb '14

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Scaling Up Excellence

Next Thing Now is quickly becoming my favorite conference series on the east coast. Not only have I become close friends with the conference organizer, Tom Nagle, but I continue to be amazed by the quality people who come and … Read More

10 Jan '14

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Keeping Resolutions

2013 was the second year I participated in a “photo a day” challenge. You can view all photos throughout the year on my flickr page, and I have included a few of the year’s highlights below.

January 8: I … Read More

17 Dec '13

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Learning from the experts

This morning I took an early train from Baltimore to Washington DC to hear Pranav Vora speak at Creative Mornings, hosted by Google. Pranav is the CEO and founder of Hugh and Crye, an game-changing men’s fashion company. Pranav recognized … Read More

17 Aug '13

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Preparing for urban flooding

At the Design for America (DFA) National Leadership Studio in Chicago, we partnered with FEMA to help people prepare for, respond to, and recover from urban flooding.


We began with research to better understand what urban flooding means. We welcomed … Read More

06 Mar '13

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Innovation & Play

Read Bruce Nussbaum’s Fast Company article on how serious play leads to breakthrough innovation here.

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03 Mar '13

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Last night Caitlin hosted a game night for a few of the flex students in Hopkins’ business school. Kyle Peppers & I were paired up for a wild game of Cranium, and completely rocked out the sculpting games! Below is … Read More