The fine line of being polarizing

The fine line of being polarizing

The art of having an opinion without being an ass… Being polarizing has the function of dividing things into sharply opposing factions, or groups, or to give polarity.  In the process of being more vocal and allowing my true, authentic self be heard I am...
Diving Into Gamification

Diving Into Gamification

After much reflection, I realized I hate poor implementations It was staggering the number of people who stopped me at the office and said that they had seen my last post, “Why I think I hate gamification“ (please see that post if you have not read that...
Why I think I hate Gamification

Why I think I hate Gamification

Gamification… A foreword. Before we dive in, I wanted to tell you a story that came from my visit to Toronto while speaking at DSrupted (hope that the video of that will be up on the web soon). One of the other speakers held a very strong stance on 3D printing,...
Guest Spot – Brand Boost Podcast

Guest Spot – Brand Boost Podcast

Changing Corporate Communications through Modern Digital Signage When I first spoke to Vincenzo it was like speaking with a long lost friend or someone I have known for a really long time but we were just reconnecting.  It is rare for me to find someone who is outside...
Personal Branding – Being Memorable

Personal Branding – Being Memorable

Branding is more than identity, it’s the voice and attitude too… Last night while taking in a great conversation on Blab.im I started interacting with someone who felt rather familiar, we both followed each other on twitter and after the conversation she...
Radio Interview on The Hook Radio Show

Radio Interview on The Hook Radio Show

Was a super awesome time to hang out with the Marketing Maverick Jason Arcemont as well as Josh Reno who is the Marketing Strategist at BrightBox.  We talked about personal branding as well as a bit about my personal story on how I grew from an entry level position to...
Being a Linchpin

Being a Linchpin

In posting the list of the top 3 books that shaped me, and the mission that I’m on, well there was one book that I left out. There was one book that was way too personal to post a just a small blurb about. Consider this a bonus post based on the previous post....
Top 3 books that most impacted my career

Top 3 books that most impacted my career

I heard a cliche early on in my adolescence that really stuck with me, “Leaders are readers”.  Being someone who has not always been super efficient as a reader at first I was discouraged as it came off as if you didn’t read, you did not have the...
Perfection, Good Enough, and Excellence

Perfection, Good Enough, and Excellence

kYesterday I was a guest on Breakthrough Business Strategy Radio (#BBSradio) where I shared a super secret tip that would not be included in my Interactive Strategies 2015 talk later this month.  One of the things as a creative professional perfection is something...