Category Archives: strategy

Getting Engaged and Experienced in Vegas

WOW. What happens in Vegas: I’m writing about it, and analyzing it. Ok, before anyone goes scrambling for legal counsel and/or relationship counsel-ing, what I’m analyzing is Sitecore Symposium 2014 in Las Vegas: a slickly-produced conference with, I’m guessing, judging … Continue reading

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Battery case user, battery case user, pants on fire

…and other adventures from the iPhone 5 energy frontier When it comes to mobile battery life, I’ve been hurt before. For two years I owned an HTC Droid Incredible, which was a great phone but also had what I’m guessing … Continue reading

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“Dropped 40 pounds in a year, Jeff? How did you do it?”

UPDATE: -47 pounds and counting | The world is my treadmill… Me: November 2011 In the months leading up to my Grissom High School Reunion in July 2012, I knew I wanted to do something to get in shape. When our … Continue reading

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The Relay of Your Life

Everyone has their causes and things they support, and whatever you do that is positive, you’re making the world a better place. So I’m not here to preach or sell. What I will say is that if you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Newtown calls for new answers | Introduction & Part 1

A dear cousin has a childhood friend whose daughter attends Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, USA. As I understand it, their young daughter was home sick on that fateful day, just before Christmas 2012, when a cowardly, misguided and, … Continue reading

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MarketBLOG 2012 in review by WordPress

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. [WordPress’s words, not mine, but kind of hilarious so I’m keeping them.] Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog … Continue reading

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GoDaddy finally Likes Facebook!

I still (yes, in 2012) use GoDaddy to host and self-build/edit my core professional portfolio/branding domains. The dichotomy in my online presence becomes clearer with every word I type…here on my 100% FREE MarketBLOG, or on my just-as-100%-free MarketPOWER+ News … Continue reading

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LinkedOUT: I understand. Really, I do. Do you?

Hint: the real problem is LinkSpam I get a connection request almost every day now on LinkedIN. Look legit, professional, someone I’d like to know? No-brainer: “Accept.” So I don’t understand why LinkedIN tries to restrict you to connecting “only … Continue reading

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You can’t fire the planet. Engage it through social media instead

It always amazes me how, in the worst global economy of our lifetimes–where lost jobs can destroy families, and every family destroyed adds to the global misery index for us all–that when the subject comes up about employees and social … Continue reading

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Facebook privacy: 3 Degrees of Separation

Even Facebook knows the term “Friend” is relative–and that relatives may not be friends. That’s why the network, which in its IPO prospectus says it has more than 800 million active users, is in discussions with companies in a little-known … Continue reading

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