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Business History

  • How Much Should You Pay A Personal Historian?

    Dan Curtis, my friend and fellow Personal Historian in Victoria, BC, recently penned this excellent blog posting on determining the costs of a personal history. This article tackles head-on, the perceived discrepancies of pricing when shopping for a historia...

    Read more  ●  Monday, July 13th, 2009

  • Legacy Multimedia in the Houston Chronicle!

    Today is a pretty exciting day around here. My company, Legacy Multimedia, received a feature profile in the Houston Chronicle business section. I was on my vacation two weeks ago (which is why I’ve posted so infrequently over the past couple of weeks)...

    Read more  ●  Sunday, July 20th, 2008

  • Legacy Multimedia Wins Crystal ICON Award

    Last week Isabelle and I won our very first award. It is the Crystal ICON award and it was awarded to us by the Houston Chapter of the International Society of Event Planners. We won the award for a video piece we did for the Houston Center for Contemporary ...

    Read more  ●  Monday, August 11th, 2008

  • The Houston Oral History Project- Houston Voices Its Past

    Yesterday Mayor Bill White and Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, launched the Houston Oral History Project (HOHP), a web-based archive that celebrates the many voices of Houston’s past. Last summer Mayor White commissioned 1...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

  • The Importance of Acknowledging Your Employees

    Flickr photo: akanesio Paying tribute to the people who have made your company what it is today can pay great dividends in several ways. This article, in an edited format, was written for the Houston Business Journal and ran in it’s “Best Places ...

    Read more  ●  Monday, June 29th, 2009

  • The Symbolism of Passing Something from One Generation to Another

    flickr photo: shamitsnaps If any of you are into collecting watches, you know that watch prices can run from a few dollars for a drugstore watch that serves merely as a timekeeper to hundreds of thousands for jewel and precious metal combinations valued for ...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, April 29th, 2009