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Never Go to the Grocery Store Hungry

By June 1, 2020 June 8th, 2020 No Comments
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I shop. All the time. I love to go to the grocery store. It’s my place filled with my people. Perhaps I should feel uncertainty and angst about being surrounded by people I don’t know. However, that’s not my headspace.

I live vicariously through the daily updates I receive from grocery store employees. They share excerpts of their lives and families. I reciprocate and I consider them friends.

While I shop, I reflect on what I treasure most: sitting down with my family and listening to their thoughts and feelings. The dinner table, that is where the magic happens.

Two pieces of collective advice to share that pertain to life, and marketing. 

Turn Strangers into Friends

If I don’t know them, I will get to know them. Legendary designer and creative Mike Quon visited Wichita many years ago to speak at the Wichita AIGA event and I had the honor of driving him around for the day. 

Mike Quon is humble, especially given everything he’s accomplished. 

More than any of his success, though – is a piece of advice that he shared with me. It goes something like this: talk to five people you don’t know, every day. Life is about connecting with others. 

Don’t Let Desperation Make Decisions for You

When you’re looking for help with marketing, design, websites, software or apps, take your time! 

Creative agencies are all different. For instance, we refer quite a few people we meet to other agencies based on the approach that is right for their needs.

More than anything else, understand that the value of an investment grows over time. Nurturing a plant yields significantly more fruit. 

About Baseline Creative, Inc., a Full-Service Creative Agency

At Baseline Creative, we’ve found a niche. We are performance-based. What this means for our clients is that instead of having a contract for years, we have an agreement for service. Furthermore, we believe in transparency. We love talking with people and helping them find an appropriate fit between their brand(s) and their audience. 

We’ve grown over the years through hard work, consistency, adaptation and earning the trust and respect of clients we serve. 

Baseline Creative proudly offers marketing services to a variety of industries. For example, creative strategy, marketing, website design, app design, and software design. In addition, we also offer branding and identity, photography, social media management, videography, and animation. Further, we offer an array of other services and solutions, all done by our in-house team. We serve as a think tank and sounding board for many businesses, too.

We share many ubiquitous axioms.