My recent piece, Drowning in Pink has been received with great interest and so I'd like to provide an update today on the situation. First lets rewind to refresh our memories: 2/21/2014, METAvivor contacted Kohl's regarding it's very obvious adaptation of the METAvivor's campaign, "Elephant in the Pink Room," with request for the campaign to … Continue reading Drowning in Pink: An Update
A man sits on the ground, cold, covered by a thin blanket. People walk by in a hurry, pretending not to notice him. He is elderly. He is alone. I walk by and make eye contact. He says, "Good Morning." There is a sadness in his eyes. A look that tells me, he wants to … Continue reading Pressing Pause.
New hope in HER-2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer
Last week marked a very exciting moment for anyone with any involvement in breast cancer patient care, including, and especially, for breast cancer patients. On February 22 2013, the FDA approved Kadcyla, a new treatment for HER-2 positive metastatic breast cancer. Kadcyla was formerly known to many in the cancer world as T-DM1 and has … Continue reading New hope in HER-2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer
Stimulate your mind
It's Friday! Time for a creative challenge. A great way to kick off your weekend is to give your brain a little workout. This week, your challenge is to write down which word in each pair is a type of flower. Try to do this in 1 minute. Ready... Set...GO! 1) Hydrangea/Hyena 2) … Continue reading Stimulate your mind
Good luck, Inc.
Hello PUGTATO readers! Guess where I am creating this post from? The sky! Yep, that's right. I'm headed back to the states after a lovely winter get away to Mexico. Spending the past few days with limited access to social media and blogging was a challenge, and I am itching at the touchscreen to get … Continue reading Good luck, Inc.
PUGTATO reaches over 1000 Creativity Fanatics in 4 months!
It's a good day here at PUGTATO HQ. As of last night, PUGTATO hit a milestone, reaching over 1000 creativity fanatics! I am thrilled! Thank you to all who have read PUGTATO, commented and reached out to me. I look forward to our time together in 2013. Get ready to see what's hot in health … Continue reading PUGTATO reaches over 1000 Creativity Fanatics in 4 months!
Are you there, Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part 3: making real change in 2013
Welcome to the final entry in my mini-series "Are you there, Pharma? It's me, Liz," about creativity squashers in the pharmaceutical industry. Part one included a short overview of the uncertainty this industry is facing and a decree for strategic integration of social strategies. It also suggested that pharma must begin to, "Listen and Act." Part two … Continue reading Are you there, Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part 3: making real change in 2013
When I stopped wearing heels.
I never wear heels. I mean, never. They are banned from my wardrobe. No big deal, right? Think again. Turns out that there is this underlying cultural norm that we American women are taught from a very young age: heels are empowering. Want to look good? Wear your heels. Want to look professional? Wear your … Continue reading When I stopped wearing heels.