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Slides from Anna’s Giant Conference Talk in Charleston!

Anna and I were lucky to attend Giant Conference in Charleston last week. She had been asked to speak at…

3 Situations Where It’s Ok To Say, “I Don’t Know.”

Here at Astute Communications, we work as a pretty tight-knit team. In small group environments, the importance of communication becomes…

Keeping Nashville… What?

It is no secret Nashville is booming. I noticed recently that even Google is hiring in Nashville- Google! I love…

Raise Your Glass: A Final Toast to Mad Men’s Ken Cosgrove

Friends, we said goodbye to a beloved T.V. character recently. No, I’m not talking about Don or Roger, not Peggy…

Why I’m here…

I wanted to start my career at Astute Communications by explaining why exactly I work here. The first time I…

3 Helpful Books on Content Writing

If you’ve been following my podcast series, From Discovery to Design: 5 Steps to Designing your Website, then you heard…

3 Tips for Effective Whiteboarding with a Team

“Whiteboarding” refers to having a large non-permanent space in your office used for the main purpose of throwing around ideas…

An Evening with Jessica Hische

Before renowned letterer and illustrator Jessica Hische took the podium, Dan Brawner, the chair of the Graphic Design Department at…

Guest Review- Jessica Hische

Inspiration is a funny thing. It usually happens unexpectedly, and stems from unexpected events. It might seem obvious that inspiration…

The 4 Best Business and Marketing Books I’ve Read This Year (Plus Two Extras)

I believe that reading should be a huge priority for professional and personal development. For this reason, I don’t just…