Amanda Brinkmans’s Blog

Q&A: Maria Keller of Read Indeed

Q&A: Maria Keller of Read Indeed

Maria Keller had a dream in 2009 to collect and distribute one million books by the time she turned 18. Remarkably, she was just eight years old at the time. That birthday has since come and gone...

In Defense Of Daydreaming

In Defense Of Daydreaming

I know what it’s like to be super-busy. There’s an adrenaline to it. A satisfaction. But I also believe in spending time at work day-dreaming. Yes, day-dreaming. It may seem like gratuitous non-busy...

April is a time of renewal

April is a time of renewal

I feel it in the way people are looking for connection these days. With each other and the brands they support. That’s the new expectation. Gone are the days where brands and consumers had an...

That Time I Gave a TEDx Talk

That Time I Gave a TEDx Talk

How many billions of dollars are spent each year on marketing? And what if the companies spending those dollars began thinking differently – focusing not just on selling products, but on taking true...