406 Creatives is a morning lecture series in Montana that brings local creative professionals together for a quick hit of inspiration every month. Each event includes a short talk from a local creative professional with time for audience questions and socializing afterwards. Each lecture is free and open to anyone. Coffee is provided; just BYOM (Bring Your Own Mug). Learn more, sign up for the email list, and see videos at the 406 Creatives website.
Drawing on examples from his tour guide experience and from the Star Wars movies, Connor Harbison describes fundamental story structure and how everyone can use it to tell great stories. Since graduating in history and political science from the University of Pittsburgh, Connor has taught in Indonesia, conducted research for a nuclear energy startup, and served as a legislative fellow on Capitol Hill. He currently serves as an AmeriCorps VISTA through Montana Campus Compact. He directs outreach for the Blackstone LaunchPad at MSU, an organization that helps campus affiliated entrepreneurs start businesses. In his free time, Connor enjoys reading and hiking. (more…)
An avid traveler to over 40 countries, Kayte Kaminski has learned that opportunities for exploring compassion are everywhere. She talks about when to practice it, when to embrace it, when to look for a deeper understanding. She also describes her work developing The Compassion Project. (more…)or Download
Tyrel Thornton completed his degree in Graphic Design at Montana State University and currently steers the creative ship at Armstrong Marketing Solutions, a marketing and design agency in downtown Bozeman. Tyrel is passionate about the design process, using a strategic approach to problem solving. One of his greatest talents is his ability to communicate with broad audiences through creative content—finding the language of a business and delivering the values of a brand to connect with customer values. (more…)or Download