Ann Hawkins explores some of the forces that cause people to choose what they do to earn a living. Do you love what you do or do what you love when you're not working?
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Socktastic Adventures: Fashion in the Business World
BY CHRIS WINSTEAD
@ VOL 12
ON APR 11, 2014
"So they say the first part of coping with your addiction is truly acknowledging that you're dependent on substance. I guess it's only fitting that we're in a church this evening, so my name is Chris and I'm addicted to socks."
In "Socktastic Adventures: Fashion in the Business World" from PechaKucha Night Bangor, ME Vol. 12, Christopher Winstead presented on a topic near and dear to his feet and sole. As he has spent the last 14 years of his professional career in the business world, Chris quickly learned that the corporate uniform of suits and ties didn’t lend themselves to a high level of creativity. Looking to add a bit of fashion into his wardrobe, Chris started looking at socks. They are both a venue for expression and an ability to add a pop or color to the board room. A huge thank you to Rebecca Krupke of Captured Moments Photography who provided her talents and skills to the images in the presentation.
Your Business, Your Career, Your Life
BY BOB VITAMANTE
@ VOL 15
ON NOV 04, 2015
Bob Vitamante is a business consultant, coach and the Chairman and volunteer mentor with the Santa Barbara chapter of SCORE. His background includes 10 years as a CPA with KPMG and 30+ years of leadership as an executive officer. Bob is particularly proud of his achievements in mergers and acquisitions, business growth and startups, including leading a technology IPO in 1999 and he has also owned several small businesses.
Faces That Make Money
BY ROYI AKAVIA
@ VOL 27
ON DEC 18, 2015
The distinctive pieces introduced here combine a collage made of real devalued international currency and layers of varnish over which Royi Akavia paints the portraits of modern subjects who have money, make money and spend money. The works are also burned with fire to create a glasslike 3-D surface reminiscent of old world craftsmanship. The end result: The rich and famous – such as Queen Elizabeth – are situated atop such personalities as Bolivar, Leonardo, Lenin and Margaret Thatcher.
LOVE or MONEY
BY ANGELA BEHRENDS
@ VOL 22
ON JUN 02, 2017
Angela Behrends is a mixed-media sculptor and installation artist. Her artwork focuses on materials and subjects from the natural world, insisting that people are a part of Nature, and would do better to respect it and learn from it, rather than trying to dominate it.
Behrends earned her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2002, and her BA at the University of Minnesota Morris in 1995. She teaches foundation art and design at Dakota State University and resides in Madison, SD
How to Figure Out What to Do With Your One Wild and Precious Life
BY ANGE FRIESEN
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 09, 2017
“Follow the energy and it will lead you to somewhere big.”
Writer and Brand Strategist, Ange Friesen, talks about her typical and not-so-typical choices that she made which eventually led her to create a career for a wild, precious, purposeful, and practical life.
In a Matter of Time
"Some people see the world as numbers, other as money, but I see it as opportunity."
In In a Matter of Time from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol.15, Photographer Louis Li talks about how his 3 hours changed his life as he shares the value of time in his own definition and perspective. He shares about his journey through the transformations he went through from an introvert to an outgoing confident individual by telling us what he attained in exchange of his time and how to make our time rewarding.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 24th, 2017.