Giving and Taking Focus

Giving and Taking Focus

A long, long, looong time ago I played baseball.  Yes, I played poorly, but there was a skill building exercise that I always loved. We called it “hot potato.”  Several players stood shoulder to shoulder in a tight circle and tossed a baseball very quickly back and forth around the circle.  I liked this exercise.  Granted, it was probably because I was better at this skill than connecting a bat to a ball, but also I think I loved watching everyone focused and working together on a single point... Read More
What I’ve Learned in Kindergarten

What I’ve Learned in Kindergarten

Now that my son is halfway through his kindergarten year of school, I’ve recognized some big changes he’s experienced in his life. When he was a preschooler, he was with me most of the time. I regulated what he ate. I monitored his activities. I arranged his friendships. I, or a trusted caregiver, was there to help him interpret experiences and make good choices. I will never forget the first day I put my sweet little boy on the bus and sent him to all-day kindergarten. The circle of influence... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents starting April 1st

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents starting April 1st

Here is the Social Media Plan for influencing parents to have offline conversations with their kids. If you missed the first post explaining what that is then click here. The following information will be 6 tweets, 3 Facebook posts with 2 Facebook Timeline photos, 2 pictures for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest. Feel free to use any and all of this information but also don’t feel tied to these updates word for word. These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents starting March 25th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents starting March 25th

Here is the Social Media Plan for influencing parents to have offline conversations with their kids. If you missed the first post explaining what that is then click here. The following information will be 6 tweets, 3 Facebook posts with 2 Facebook Timeline photos, 2 pictures for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest. Feel free to use any and all of this information but also don’t feel tied to these updates word for word. These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if... Read More
Creative Boards

Creative Boards

Many of you ask us about our creative process at Orange. Maybe you’ve heard about our creative meetings or you’ve seen a photo of colored 3×5 cards and huge black foam boards that someone has tweeted from our offices. We get the inevitable questions: “What are those cards about?” And the follow up question is usually, “I’m intrigued; how do you use them?” Well look no further. Here is some insight into the creative process at Orange and why those Creative Boards are everywhere in our... Read More
AD Space