Ernie Gray

Zen Business & Creativity (Or six ways to die as a creative)

A colleague recently told me about an interesting interview he read with Ed Catmull, who just published a book on Pixar.  One of the key insights was that he observed how poor management allows organization to smother the creative genius of important company talent.  I’ve been fortunate, and intentional enough to avoid traditional organizational structures Continue reading Zen Business & Creativity (Or six ways to die as a creative)

Stride Academy Adaptive Online Learning Software

After years of research and development my teammates and I at LTS Education Systems are proud to launch the all new tablet-compatible learning platform, Stride Academy.  Built on the latest HTML5 technology, Stride Academy is a giant leap forward in terms of  user experience and front-end flexibility from the previous flagship product, Kid’s College. With Continue reading Stride Academy Adaptive Online Learning Software

Professional Advertising Is Dead. Long Live Advertising.

About eight years ago,  I started to notice a bizarre phenomenon.  I was paid by people to make things look “professional,” yet I repeatedly noticed that consumers were suspicious or oblivious to much of the visual language that was established by the past century of professional ad design.  I looked around for some theorist to Continue reading Professional Advertising Is Dead. Long Live Advertising.