FIve for Friday {August 1}

Rabbit rabbit! Cheers to my birthday month!   Hub Spot: 7 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Email Marketing. Particularly interesting stat: 20% of your annual openers do so after being inactive for 6 months. Cue “He’s not dead yet!” from Spamalot. Fast Company: 5 Free Apps for Keeping Up With The Headlines. I still prefer The Skimm, though. Ad Age: Eight Media and Marketing Buzzwords … Continue reading FIve for Friday {August 1}

Five for Friday {July 25}

Next week is August. That’s crazy! Hopefully 2H2014 goals are set and you’re all on the right track to meet them. Politico: Benny Johnson and Buzzfeed’s Achilles’ Heel. A fascinating look at Buzzfeed’s “curation.” Fast Company: 5 Ways to Stay Focused In a World Full of Distractions. Because we all get distracted. Levo: The Anatomy of a Power Outfit. Because what we wear does matter. Mashable: How Apple … Continue reading Five for Friday {July 25}

Five for Friday {July 4}

Happy Fourth of July!   Secrets for Success from Mark Cuban. Cuban owns the Dallas Mavericks NBA team. That probably helps a lot. Seth Godin: More information doesn’t always make you happier. Truth. Levo: Is it time to give up? Good question. Fast Company: The Art of the Vacation Auto-responder. Relevant during the summet season. Mashable: Entrepreneur Barbie Joins LinkedIn. Waiting for the case study on this … Continue reading Five for Friday {July 4}

Bereavement and the workplace Most anyone who enters the workforce thinks about achieving a management position — whether it’s managing a group of people in a department, or managing an entire company. We usually think about being “in charge,” making the decisions, or just having your contributions to the company be acknowledged via a promotion. But there are many facets to managing people that have nothing to do … Continue reading Bereavement and the workplace

{Travel} Throwback Thursday: Singapore

In October 2011, I had the opportunity to travel to Singapore on a work trip. It was a truly incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experience to literally travel across the world and spend a week in a culture so completely different. I did spend most of the days stuck in conference rooms for meetings, but we did take the time to explore. The coworkers I traveled with and … Continue reading {Travel} Throwback Thursday: Singapore