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Finding Inspiration Within Transition

Or, “Go Surfing, Don’t Get Old.” Recently, I’ve been experiencing my fair share of life transitions and milestones. Origin turned 10; my son is graduating from college; my daughter got engaged; a close friend died; and my mom is experiencing a serious health diagnosis. 2018 has been what we’ll call “eventful” so far.

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Never Say Never

I joined the Origin Agency team during the summer of 2010. I was bound and determined to never work in an agency again, I was tired of the culture and intensity. I much preferred doing freelance writing and account service, making my own schedule. I wasn’t planning to join the team permanently, but I did…

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Rocky Mountain “High”

The only thing that breaks the horizon in the Midwest are low-lying clouds. I occasionally pretend they are mountains in the distance as I drive toward them on the crowded highways going home from work. Mountains have always amazed me and I like feeling dwarfed by their size.

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Jenny Kruse
Lost in Iceland

I spend a large part of my life trying to get lost. Lost in creativity. Lost in movement. Lost in nature. When I am lost, I can’t help but be present, intuitive and conscious. Recently, I found myself lost in Iceland. “Innsæi” is the Icelandic word for intuition, or to see within.

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Michelle Thomas
#DOUBLEDIGITS

Ten years ago, Apple launched the first iPhone, the pound sign became a hashtag, Mad Men filled their lungs, and everyone started keeping up with the Kardashians. While Harry Potter’s final chapter was closing, theories of the Big Bang began. Another great idea materialized that year with the origin of Origin Agency.

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Jenny Kruse
We’re 10 and That’s a Big Freakin’ Deal

This month Origin Agency celebrates our 10th Anniversary! We’ve been alive and kicking for a decade and I am incredibly proud of the company that we’ve created. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting several articles, by each member of Origin Agency, reflecting on the past 10 years and looking forward to the next 10.

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Julie Wood