Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Broader Questions, Bigger Answers

      Outside of the Layer Cake office, I run an arts event called Making the Mountain. The premise is pretty simple: a variety of artists tell the story of how they came to their craft and show their work. The event is somewhere in the shaded area of a TED Talk and VH1 [...]

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Top 5 Best Denver Beers for Fall


Come October the pumpkin craze takes the world by storm as summer shifts into fall and squash flavored muffins, cookies and cakes take over our newsfeeds. However, we (Denverites) can’t wait for the shift in seasonal beers and the various debuts of local breweries that have crafted and captured the ever so popular taste and [...]

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Lessons from Keeping Calm and Carrying On

Keep Calm Arrow Over Word Panic Stress Pressure

Keep Calm and Carry On has become one of most recognizable slogans in British history, though it was never used for its intended purpose. As I learned last week from Mashable, the slogan, which has donned countless posters, t-shirts, and coffee mugs in the 2000s, was never part of any WWII propaganda; the phrase was never [...]

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What Story Are You Telling?


Over the past week, I visited New York, where I grew up and lived for most of my life. It was a great vacation: I caught up with friends and family, I ate well, and I saw great art. Before I left for my trip, I made a conscious decision to focus on the positive [...]

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LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform


LinkedIn is the world’s largest social network for professionals providing a platform for individual professionals to connect with each other, connecting people to firms, and employees with their employers and coworkers. Basically, if you combined networking events, water cooler talk, a Rolodex of business cards, and a company newsletter. . .  you would get LinkedIn. [...]

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