Monthly Archives: January 2016

How Iconic Eagles Band Member Learned His Craft

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Glenn Frey  The talent and humanity of late musician Glenn Frey is featured in Tavis Smiley’s recent rebroadcast of a 2012 two-part interview with the singer-songwriter of Eagles band fame. An insightful glimpse of how the music i industry veteran … Continue reading

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Launching a Snow Plowing App in a Crowded Tech Industry

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Plowz and Mowz Unfortunately, many humans can’t muster up the same joyful reaction as the Smithsonian’s panda after heavy snowfall. But the frustration of one homeowner trapped in her driveway by piles of cold wet snow inspired her son to create … Continue reading

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How a School Lunch Box Inspired the Idea for a Unique Food Science Book

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Let’s Talk Food Presents Author presentation: When food writer and mom, Anastacia Marx de Salcedo wondered about the origin of some of the sandwich fixings in her daughter’s lunch box one day her curiosity  uncovered surprising answers and led to … Continue reading

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Why Every Young Person Should Have an Interest in Entrepreneurship, Says Economist

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Julianne Malveaux PhD Author, economist, and President Emerita of Citing the challenges facing people of color in today’s economy, the acclaimed economist, author, and President Emerita of Bennet College stated. “…every young person needs to be interested in entrepreneurship…’’ Dr. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Breaking into the Greeting Card Industry

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Q: What kind of greeting cards might a new artist consider offering to card companies? A  The Web has affected this industry with a sizeable shift to e-greetings instead of traditional snail mail For starters, the Greeting Card Association.org has … Continue reading

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IKEA Lawsuit: Safety Lesson for Aspiring Designers and Inventors

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Avoiding Dangerous Furniture Design  After incidents in which a dresser toppled over causing fatal injuries to a small child, lawsuits were filed against IKEA. Tragic circumstances that illustrate what can happen when a product is introduced to the marketplace with a … Continue reading

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Dog Training Wizard

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So You Want to Become a Professional Dog Whisperer Dog education PDF, inspired by the Chase ad and by a fascinating 60 Minutes piece on bomb sniffing dogs a few years earlier on bomb-sniffing canines. A short eye-opening lesson based … Continue reading

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Little Jazz Genius from Bali

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Spotlight on Joey Alexander’s Natural Talents The awesome ability of 12-year old jazz musician Joey Alexander was identified after his parents tried to channel their son’s hyperactivity  by giving him a musical instrument What two primary talents, other than musical, might … Continue reading

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