Transitioning out of News

Transitioning out of News

Transitioning out of News How a new path saved me As a young girl I always admired people on TV; whether that be an actor/actress or in this case an anchor. I admired the way they informed me about the world. Years passed and I came to a point in college where I felt...
Something to Celebrate

Something to Celebrate

Something to Celebrate Why we changed our profile picture for Pride Month We recently changed Captivate’s profile picture.  Why did we do this? Because it’s pretty and trendy? Because we love Fruit Stripe gum? Because Jake asked us to? Yes, yes, and...
Finding Your Fifth Gear

Finding Your Fifth Gear

Finding Your Fifth Gear How to keep going when things get tough Let me preface this blog by saying that I’m a busybody. At work and in my free time I’d rather be active and engaged than sitting around bored. That being said, this last month has put that...
Your Video Sucks!

Your Video Sucks!

Your Video Sucks! Dealing with criticism In my role at Captivate Media + Consulting I am always getting criticized. Is this a hostile environment? Do we belittle each other, constantly sizing each other up? Of course not. We have an internal review process before...
Beyond Business Books

Beyond Business Books

Beyond Business Books Four Things I’ve Learned After Four Years of Entrepreneurship I have taken more vacation days in the first four months of this year than I did in my first two years of starting my business. Am I slacking on the job or getting lazy? I hope...
My Favorite Coat

My Favorite Coat

My Favorite Coat Crafting Things With Care I bought what would become my favorite coat about seven years ago. It’s a red and black plaid wool timber cruiser – a timeless design that wouldn’t have been out of place in the woods 100 years ago. It was quite...