Author Archives: Chris Buchanan

Notes from the 2016 Best of Big D Party

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The fall of 1984 saw a rare instance of an employee migration out of the D/FW Metroplex. In June, the inimitable H. Ross Perot had sold his brainchild, Electronic Data Systems, to the megalithic General Motors for an at-the-time astounding sum of $2.6 billion. As my own father was an executive with EDS, our family […]

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Our Wicker Baskets: Legend & Myth

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Presentation is a vital component of the ORCHARD At The OFFICE fruit delivery service. We “eat with our eyes” and so we do our best to make sure the fruit is attractive as well as delicious, and that it comes artfully-arranged in our fabulous wicker baskets sourced from a Top Secret location. Once we receive […]

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March 2016: In The Moment

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The following “month in review” is penned by our Marketing Wiseapple, Chris Buchanan. It is a blend of professional and personal observations and is presented for general interest and entertainment only. It has been said that the difference between living and mere “existence” can be summarized in the notion of eating a peach rather than […]

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Thank you for sharing: OatO at the DBJ Healthiest Employers in North Texas event

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Despite low-hanging clouds, our spirits were high on Thursday, March 10 2016 as we pulled into the loading dock of the Hyatt Regency Dallas laden with a delectable display of fresh fruit. It was the morning of the Dallas Business Journal’s “Healthiest Employers in North Texas 2016”, an annual event where those invested in corporate […]

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