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Mr. Perfect... No Such thing...

Leadership. What exactly are the elusive qualities that make a perfect leader? And is there a set formula? I’ve sat through tons of classes and presentations on this particular topic, and the theme is always the same. Treat people with respect, project an

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Beatblogger is Buried Under a Pile of Paper Today...

So I PROMISED myself that I would NOT miss a weekly post for ANY reason, whatsoever.

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Fresh Off Hollywood

Not too long ago, I was rubbing elbows with several Hollywood A-listers…like Christian Bale, Olivia Wilde, Steve Carrell and funny-man Zach Galifianikis. Hell, I once brought Jim Carrey his apple juice and took Steve Buscemi’s lunch order!

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The Seven Year Itch

My technical colleagues ask me all the time why marketing people are so “finicky.” It appears that we are guilty of changing jobs frequently over short periods of time.

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What does your "Why" Look Like?

If you have been following my posts on this blog, you know that I am a self-proclaimed movie buff. Even my comments on other people’s posts tend to involve movie quotes or links to scenes. But only slightly behind movies (at least in my mind)...

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The Perils of Ignoring

“The busy man is a lazy man.” This has been one of the most convincing quotes that I have read recently. What C.S. Lewis was really getting at is that it is incredibly easy to fill up your schedule while never truly getting anything of significance...

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"Sticky Note Motivation" (The President's Mid-Year Update)

Rewind to last August (2014), and I specifically remember a wise person telling me to write my future-self a piece of advice, something that I would need in six months (the halfway point through my SMPS Chapter presidency).

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A Marketer's Mind, as told through "Memes"

A meme is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture."

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Who else wouldn't mind a small breather? A blogger "Spring Break" of sorts.

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Welcome to the Machine... The Proposal Machine

I've been doing proposals for more than a few years now. When I think about it, it feels like an eternity…like decades. Wait a minute, it has been decades!

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