Framing

Anita Schillhorn van Veen
Culture, marketing, and strategy with a dash of social impact
Created 17 Apr 2020
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  • Leveling the Playing Field: Sports Metaphors at Work
    08 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    In its recent article lambasting the managerial class, the Atlantic offered up one complaint that caught my eye: One truly insufferable habit of the modern manager is their reliance on the sports meta...
  • ScarJo, Smash Sisters, and Other Violent Women
    11 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    I recently watched Black Widow, Marvel’s latest blockbuster. In it, ScarJo and FloPu first fought each other and then subsequently kicked the ass of the bad guy, who traffics in young women—and made $...
  • Convenience > Compassion
    30 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    The other night some friends and I started reminiscing about couchsurfing.com. A website that predated AirBnB, couch surfing connected travelers with people willing to offer up their space. The compen...
  • Dim Sum, the Stew, Squirl, and Shibumi
    08 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    I started this during AAPI Heritage Month, but identity never quits, so I’m continuing the conversation into June. Cue the air quotes—we’re talking authenticity and food. One of the biggest things I’m...
  • Almost Half of Americans Can't Name a Prominent Asian American
    18 May 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    It’s AAPI Heritage month, and this year it’s more important than ever to recognize the collective experience of Asian Americans. I’ll be writing posts on Asian American identity and creativity. Ten ye...
  • Saved by the Bell, Van Halen, and Asian American Identity
    11 May 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    It’s AAPI Heritage month, and this year it’s more important than ever to recognize the collective experience of Asian Americans. I’ll be writing posts on Asian American identity and creativity. In her...
  • What Did We Really Learn from 2020?
    23 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Do you remember the moment you knew that 2020 was going south? Do you remember what made it real for you? For me it was a Friday night, the one right before everything closed. We didn’t know what was ...
  • What Did We Really Learn from 2020?
    23 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    Do you remember the moment you knew that 2020 was going south? Do you remember what made it real for you? For me it was a Friday night, the one right before everything closed. We didn’t know what was ...
  • A Really Bad Day
    18 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    In case you didn’t know, six East Asian women were murdered yesterday by a 21-year-old white man. It’s impossible to pull apart the anti-Asian sentiment (Korean papers report that the murderer yelled ...
  • Pandemic but Make It Fashion
    09 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    The idea that suffering makes great art is a truism hasn’t really held true over the last few years. Despite the odd hope that a Trump presidency could somehow inspire creativity, there was little evi...
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