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Three Words

Please & Thank You Say them often. Use them daily. Works in life. Works in business. Don’t forget to. Rinse and repeat. Image: Fran Tapia

Thank YOU for supporting my Movember

As many of you know, I grew a mustache during November as a part of Team Boston in Movember. All of the money raised went on to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG. My team generated nearly $40,000 with $400 of that coming from those of you supporting me. To that I say thank…

Wyclef's brilliant PR response to attacks

Amid many of the stories that were printed on the relief in Haiti, perhaps the most troubling one was about Fugees front man Wyclef Jean supposedly profiting off of his charity. This morning he responded with a YouTube video to the allegations. This is a brilliant PR move (similar to Conan’s) that also gives more…

It's all about you

When I was packing to head to New Hampshire, I saw a Nike commercial that was titled It’s All About You in conjunction with Livestrong. Instead of the staple of Lance Armstrong, the commercial featured snippets of other atheletes who had beat cancer. One of the interesting stories that I saw in the piece was…

The slow death of traditional media continues

First it was the Internet, a fad that traditional news media would tolerate. This was the beginning of the end as it berthed blogs and last I checked some papers still don’t want to admit that blogs and other forms of online media have made the morning paper as outdated as a VCR. Aside from…

That’s a big whoopsie

Mistake (as defined by dictionary.com) – 1. An error in action, calculation, opinion, or judgment caused by poor reasoning, carelessness, insufficient knowledge, etc. 2.     a misunderstanding or misconception.  -verb (used with object) 3. to regard or identify wrongly as something or someone else: I mistook him for the mayor. 4. to understand, interpret, or…

What a contest

We’ve all had contests that we would kill to win. Whether its a high-dive meet for a shot at the podium, eating contest for the mustard belt or a putting contest for bragging rights the prize was only outweighed by the pride taken in the work – maybe not the eating contest. However most contests…

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