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Fight or Flight: Job Seeking for the Faint of Heart

  “If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill   I’ll often critique digital marketing resumes for new graduates or professionals looking to break into the industry. I do it 100% of the time I’m asked because I so deeply wished someone would have helped me when I was starting out but […]


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Communicate Through Conflict: Do You Do This?

   When angry, count four. When very angry, swear. – Mark Twain I missed my train on Thursday evening of this week. The long wait allowed me to people watch. I saw a couple fight bitterly for several minutes as they walked through the Union Station concourse, a few steps ahead of me. The man […]


Despite the Best of Intentions

  “Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon   A monthly wrap-up of sorts, take what you need. Speaking of which…   The ‘Take What You Need’ Series Despite my best of intentions to publish weekly editions of Take What You Need, other priorities have kept me from regular […]

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5 Reasons to Attend the 2015 Digital Media Summit

One question you hear a lot in digital media has to do with advice: in a world where over 100,000 Twitter accounts identify themselves as “social media gurus”, how do you know who to listen to? The answer is to stop looking to individuals who boast their expertise, and focus instead on gatherings of professionals. […]


Take What You Need: You Need to Take a Risk 1

  “I was 17 when I thought of the concept of the Take What You Need series. I was taking a GO Train and knew no one would bother to read until I had taken a chance on my own advice and done something with it.” – A.R.     Your head and your heart […]

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