What I’ve Read: Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg

by Charles Duhigg

This is a simplistic title for an otherwise excellent book regarding the author’s research into the science of productivity – which, honestly also sounds a bit dull. However! What makes this book super-interesting and relatable is that the author breaks down and explains all of his topics such as: Motivation, Teams, Goal Setting, Innovation, etc. […]

What I’ve Read: In The Company of Women, Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists and Entrepreneurs


Grace Bonney, Published by Artisan, 2016 Have you ever had a book where you first wished it would go on and on, and then when it ended, you simply flipped back to the beginning and started again? That’s the book that “In the Company of Women” is for me. 100 profiles of creative business women […]

Rain Gardens for the PNW – Our First Event!

Book Cover for Rain Gardens for the Pacific NW

Our book has officially arrived at the Mountaineers Books warehouse and will start trickling into book and garden stores in the next few weeks! If you’ve pre-ordered one, you’re not only smart and good-looking, but you’ll be reading about rain gardens in no time at all. Our first book-related event takes place the evening of […]

What I’ve Read: “The Gig Economy” by Diane Mulcahy

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy by Diane Mulcahy Published by AMACOM, 2017 Don’t have that full-time job, but are making ends meet by doing lots of different things? Or maybe you DO have that full-time job and you realize it bites and you want to do lots of different things instead? The Gig Economy is a book […]

Lens Communications’ Newest Client: Marakey


“Marakey” – (n.) The soul, creativity, or love put into something; the essence of yourself that is put into your work. Pronunciation: MA-‘RA-KEY Don’t bother looking it up in an English dictionary, it’s not there. Marakey is an Amharic word spoken in Ethiopia, and it sums up the mission behind the work done by Marakey […]