Monthly Archives: February 2014

World Wide Group’s Enduring Impact: Cultivating a Persevering Mindset

“Success is less about changing what you do, and much more about changing who you are.” -Bill Hawkins, Amway Diamond and World Wide Group leader, at Spring Leadership 2013 Over the course of my life, I have been blessed to…

Amway Scores Big By Becoming Sponsor of NCAA College Football Poll

I am not a football fan, though I realize it’s very popular overall in the United States. More than 100 million people see the Super Bowl, making it something like a national holiday. Whether you care for the game or…

No Secret: Adweek Writer Displays Bias in Amway Ad Critique

I grew up in an advertising world in an advertising family. My stepfather owned a successful Chicago ad agency on Michigan Avenue, my mother represented photographers and illustrators, and I appeared in ads for radio, TV and print. The way…

Like The Puryears’ ‘Riverhouse,’ Vizcaya is More Than Meets the Eye

For the past two months, I have been immersed in work, six and sometimes seven days a week in Miami. But last Saturday, after picking up a brochure about a stunning house, Vizcaya, I decided to take a tour of…