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Double black diamonds, anyone?

Some people think I’m crazy because when I go on vacation, I don’t relax. I go. Hard. For instance, I like to go to the top of the mountain, feel the sun on my...

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We’re Designed to Crave the Unexpected

Patrick Bettenburg is currently working with d.trio as an Account Executive. This month our word is Surprise and with Halloween around the corner, tricks, treats, and surprises are top of mind.  A recent blog...

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Revisiting “Principles of Improv”

About a year ago, I wrote a blog on the principles of improv and how they fit into my professional life. Revisiting this blog for our September “Improvise” month, it’s amazing how much these...

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d.trio featured work: Japs-Olson Company

Tasked with creating new sales material for Japs Olson printing company, d.trio jumped at the opportunity. We wanted to create something that balanced the strength and history of the company that also showcased their...

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Following the Crowd to Innovation?

“The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” — Elbert Hubbard Given the current pace of innovation, this...

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Celebrate the Power of Positivity

At first, I heard it. The footsteps of a co-worker buzzing by me at the pace of an Olympic-style racewalker, steam almost visibly pouring out their ears. Then I made eye contact and saw...

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Humble Minnesota?

The great city of Minneapolis has received a great deal of kudos recently from various semi-useless, semi-pride-inducing rankings. Being a non-native Minnesotan, I’ve taken it upon myself to celebrate all the props my new...

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5 Trends in Financial Services Design

The economic recession that began in 2008 has changed the way that financial services companies represent their brand. In an effort to re-establish trust and confidence with their customers, providers have dramatically reduced the...

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Read, Reflect and Relax

Technology is amazing. It can help us make great presentations, keep us up-to-date on what is going on in the world and we can now be connected 24/7 and 365 days a year. Our...