I learn. I teach.
And depending on what day it is, I love one more than the other (but only by a 51% – 49% split).
By combining technology with trend spotting, a willing spirit, integrity and a sense of adventure, I’ve leveraged my journalism and marketing backgrounds with my love of design to craft businesses that allow me to pursue both.
And I don’t just “do” social media. It’s not a tactic. It’s a religion.
A religion I love to spread the word about.
Which leads to teaching. Teaching CEU approved sessions began in 2009 with approval by the IDCEC for the design and architecture communities.
That launched a non-stop series of courses, taught online and in person. Live presentations include sessions at conventions for AICI, KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) and the Closet and Cabinet Conference and NKBA Chapter meetings.
I’ve worked with industry leading companies in the design/build segments on creating videos as well as creating and executing webinars for increasing their brand awareness and impact that include:
- Closet Works in Chicago
- Northern Contours
- KCD Software
- Doug Mockett & Co.
- Eveready Hardware
- JB Cutting
Blogging for the Woodworking Network has been a great tool for helping people with their marketing efforts (teach – learn – teach – learn).
And in my “spare time”, I design closets and custom storage in the Chicago market, which allows me to continue to be entrenched in the design/build community, which I truly love.
I also teach closet design, both online and in person and have authored the book “How To Design A Walk In Closet”.