Inviting Guests To Your Home (Town)

By Scott Lankford I understand that Traverse City has the richest Rotary Club in the world. I have heard that Traverse City boasts one of the most active Chamber of Commerce in the nation. If you look at our Visitor Center, it is located, as is...

What Business Does Design Have … With Business?

This is the next installment of a new bi-monthly column about local architecture and design by Scott Lankford of Lankford Design Group in Traverse City. In 1980, Business Week magazine opened the eyes for many in business to the value in design. The ROI when investing...

Our Fair City: How Will We Build It?

This month marks the launch of a new bi-monthly column about local architecture and design by Scott Lankford of Lankford Design Group in Traverse City. I want to start a conversation about our City, our growth and responsibility to our memories and meaning. For me, our...

Your Home as a Tool for Your Business/Career

Can you say your business or your career has been enhanced or improved by investing in further education? Never stop learning, right? When we travel, attend an incredible performance or enjoy a meal with loved ones, our paradigms can be challenged, our set points or...

The Great Reveal: The TCBN Office Re-do

Last month I outlined the challenge that Traverse City Business News editor Lynda Twardowski Wheatley put to the Lankford Design Group: Help her redo the office she shares with head writer, Lynn Geiger - and do it inexpensively.After an assessment of her office I identified...