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The power of the question

Last night I met with a PR account coordinator to interview her for a book that I am writing. I met her about two years ago when I was speaking at the University of Denver. I saw her again a couple months after that at a local PR awards dinner and spent a few minutes […]

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Building a solid foundation from a House of Cards

Media is changing. Well, not exactly. People are consuming media differently, but no one seems to notice. Appointment television (i.e getting home by 7 to catch the new Friends episode) has become binge TV — people want to sit down and digest entire seasons of a show at once. However, traditional broadcast institutions are built […]

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Dear America, You’re starting to scare me a little.

Partisan politics because are based on the simple assumption that “I am right and you are stupid.” It seems we all took debate in school when we probably would have been better served with a class on understanding and negotiation.

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The illusion of balance

Is life balance real or is it just illusion propagated by life coaches, self-help authors and bloggers in search of page views and easy content? Is balance a myth that we all chase like hamsters in a wheel?

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Don’t say shit like that, people can hear you

The gossip was not juicy enough that if I repeated it people would lose jobs, but it was juicy enough for me to completely lose respect for some editors and there are a couple reporters I never will work with again.

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Stop multi tasking if you want to get anything done

So bottom line is this, multitasking is nothing more than some MBA’s excuse for his uncontrolled MBA and a whole bunch of people decided it was a good idea because it excused theirs. If you want to get something done, cut out all the other distractions and foc … Hey look, something shiny!

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Mmm, breakfast … again!

Originally posted on Pownce: I had a great morning skiing with my dad, sister and dogs. Skiing in the summer is always a nice escape from the heat.The great relaxation came from the quiet solitude on top of a great patch of snow with my dogs – one of whom almost scored a ptarmigan lunch […]

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