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My Top Six Kickboxing Lessons for Marketers

My Top Six Kickboxing Lessons for Marketers

Today I get a kick out of my job, but for some time in my younger days, kicking was my job. I was an avid martial arts student as a youngster, winning state and national competitions in taekwondo. I eventually branched out into different disciplines but started gravitating to more combat spots like kickboxing. Between my undergraduate and graduate school studies, I actually moved to Japan to try to compete professionally. … Read More

How 30 Hours of Meetings a Week Make Me More Productive

How 30 Hours of Meetings a Week Make Me More Productive

When I tell people I spend an average of 30 hours a week — roughly six hours a day — meeting with my team members, the response I receive is usually some form of condolences, tagged by, “How do you get anything done?” The pervasive negative attitudes toward meetings in the business world, however, usually are symptoms of ineffective meeting strategies. … Read More

When Apps Are Apropos for Marketers—and When They’re Not

When Apps Are Apropos for Marketers—and When They’re Not

These days, marketers can’t really survive without a smartphone, and a smartphone can’t survive without apps. So love ‘em or snub ‘em, apps are the present and foreseeable future of mobile communications. The challenge is to find the apps that actually are useful for your marketing tasks and for organizing your business life. … Read More