Something to think about this Canada Day
Frank Wehrmann, Creative Director
Michelle (my wife), Charlie (our dog) and I just got back from a 5,000 km plus trip that took us to Winnipeg and back, through Canada and many Northern States. It was a beautiful trip across a wonderful country packed with interesting people and places.
Sadly, we're seeing more and more abandoned homes and businesses along the primary and secondary roads we travel. In some cases it's because the latest highway improvement did away with the vital off-ramp. In other cases the industry that gave reason for the town and sustained it has moved on.
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Is it a Bad Time for Artists?
Paul Provost, President
Someone recently commented that what we do at 6P is Art for Profit. It got me thinking… the team at 6P does produce art, but I've never thought of it as art for profit. Yes we get paid to do it, but I don't do what I do exclusively for profit's sake. What we do reminds me of a painter who also runs a framing shop to pay his bills and earn an income; it's finding a balance in life where you do what you love and live a life you're comfortable in.
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Being Thankful is Always Appreciated
We are truly privileged to work with some fantastic people at some great companies. The most rewarding part is that they feel so good about our relationship that they regularly refer other fantastic people at other great companies to work with us. In the last week, I was thankful for:
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When People + Passion Change the World
When I sat down to write an article about people, I knew that I wanted it to be about someone who exudes positivity and passion. I wanted to write about someone who has succeeded in extraordinary ways in both life and business.
Then, it dawned on me—the perfect subject— one whom I only know a little about, but enough to know that this person is truly extraordinary. Though I have never met or spoken to this Chicagoan, I somehow feel like I know her.
If you haven’t already guessed whom I’m talking about, she’s retiring from a historic 27-year career…
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Envisioning tomorrow through artistic expression
Welcome to 2011. The memory of 2000 still seems recent. Yet as the decades trickle by, we still move on, still dream, and hope to progress and change. What lovely, human qualities. With the year of the tiger coming to a close making way for the quieter rabbit, Winnipeg is stirring under its frozen veneer.
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