We create community vision and brands customers connect with and experiences that matter.
Everything we do comes from a passionate curiosity and deep understanding of the customer — driven by the belief that the way up is from the outside-in.
Whatever you call it, it looks like @yourgate is piloting its new product and service in San Diego Airport, and I wish I’d seen this before I ordered my burger bowl at The Counter en route to Denver today.Continue Reading
At the International Builders Show in Orlando this week I got to share the stage in a Spotlight session with six amazing design and creative professionals. Our task was to share 60 design ideas in 60 minutes.Continue Reading
After a little over two years in my safe keeping, the $5 bill I found randomly tucked into the rim of a baseball cap in the Life is good store in the Seattle-Tacoma Airport has finally found its rightful, deserving home.Continue Reading
You don’t get to know about the lasts. Because they can’t tell you.
They just happen.
Near the end, the space between them becomes strangely physical.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about innovation. Design thinking. Where new ideas come from. What really is a new idea?Continue Reading
We’re all trying to be heard—brands, politicians, thought-leaders, people with opinions to share and ideas to spread. Or, ideas to share and opinions to spread. Sharing creates a shared set of beliefs.Continue Reading
Teri is an excellent team player and has the gift of seeing opportunities that we and others didn’t. She gave us a very specific roadmap which clearly articulated how to capitalize on those missed opportunities moving forward which has contributed to us reaching the fastest sales pace we’ve had since opening our master-planned community.
Teri is an exceptional master-planned community development and marketing team leader. She is clearly one of the top talents in the field that I have ever worked with. Her experience, enthusiasm, and creativity are complemented by her focus, her communications skills, and fresh approach and effective marketing strategies. It is a pleasure and a privilege to work with TST and her team as they helped us create a community vision and brand that will differentiate our master plan and help increase its value.
Teri is one of the few in the development business that can step into the middle of an often log jammed intersection of research, planning, design, marketing, and operations and quickly organize what needs to be done to move a project forward effectively, while at the same ensuring everyone involved digs in, thinks better, and enjoys the opportunity. She’s a rockstar.
And if you want more…you only know she’s from Canada when she says process.
You know that voice inside your head that comes up with the really crazy ideas? The ones that are so crazy you’re not sure you can even say them aloud. And then when you do some people look at you like you’ve lost your mind and you wonder if you should agree with them.
When I hear that voice, I know there is one person who I can share those ideas with Read more