For Those Who [Power] Lunch – New Orleans edition

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Travel | No Comments

Let’s face it, sometimes your desk can be constraining. If you’re looking to step outside the office your lunch break (or late afternoon into happy hour) can be the perfect time to get the old creative juices going. Whether it’s a solo project you’re working on or a collaborative meeting, a space with great wifi, strong coffee, ...

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Interview: Ashley Porter of Porter Lyons

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Interviews | No Comments

Vertebrae. The spinal bones of alligators. That’s what originally got Ashley Porter, founder of Porter Lyons, started as a jewelry maker. Fast forward a few years and several collections later and Ashley now finds herself as one of the more notable jewelers in New Orleans with her pieces ranking as favorites among Louisianians and a ...

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Interview: Genevieve Douglas of KINDRED Studios

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Interviews | No Comments

  Genevieve Douglas is no stranger to striking out on her own. When the publicist and owner of Uptown PR became a mother she found herself having a hard time keeping her active lifestyle with a little one in tow. Enter KINDRED Studios on Magazine Ave in uptown New Orleans. Geniveve’s philosphy for the lifestyle studio was ...

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How to work from home and not lose your mind

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Career | No Comments

A while back, we had a guest post from Sarah Becker Llillard on how to work from home and stay productive. Recently I’ve started working from home as well and have had to come up with a few additional rules to keep myself from turning into an isolated zombie everyday (it’s happened before). Here’s what I’ve come up ...

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Interview: Ellen Buckley of Audubon Zoo

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Interviews | No Comments

As we gear up for one of our favorite local charity events, I had the good fortune to meet and tour the Audubon Zoo with the annual  Whitney Zoo-To-Do‘s Director of Events, Ellen Buckley. A New Orleans native through and through, Ellen gave me a insider’s look at what it’s like to spend your day among the ...

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Tips for Working from the Road

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Career, Travel | No Comments

Let’s face it, sometimes you have to take the show on the road. The good news is that as more and more business can be done remotely there’s no reason you can’t turn that work trip into an enjoyable, advantageous excursion that’ll feed your bottom line and your soul. So how can you schedule meetings, ...

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Interview: Ti Martin of Cafe Adelaide

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Interviews | One Comment

Perhaps one of my favorite spots in New Orleans for a classy after work drink is the Swizzle Stick Bar at Cafe Adelaide. Helmed in part by Ti Martin, Cafe Adelaide is part of a group of restaurants owned by Martin and her family that includes SoBou in the French Quarter and world famous Commander’s Palace. Ti ...

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