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Instagram Ad Disclosure and the FTC

  I wrote last year about the new Federal Trade Commission rules that mandated social media influencers explicitly disclose sponsored posts with identifying hashtags such as #ad or #sponsored. The social media business model here…

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Blogger Yann Girard – On Planning

  Yann Girard is a blogger I’ve been following for a few years now. He’s German 30-something who lives as a nomad and writes about entrepreneurship and motivation. Girard first landed on my radar screen…


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Running – A Reflection

  Confession I hate running. I actually hate cardio in general. At best, it’s a necessary evil. And running? It’s hard. And boring. And I’m not good at it. But it was one of my…


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Dorothy Parker – 30 Best Quotes

  I admire quick wits and sharp intellects. And in that rarefied world of minds who could cut deeply and poetically, few could hold a candle to author Dorothy Parker. Parker received acclaim for her…


BoJack Horseman – 10 Best Tweets

  My friends know I’m a huge fan of the Netflix cartoon BoJack Horseman. It is, simply put, brilliant. Basically, it’s an alternate reality version of “The Bob Saget Story,” wherein we’re asked to follow…



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Kentucky Derby Day Reflections

  It’s Kentucky Derby Day – the annual event that heralds the coming of spring with a sea of hats, bowties, mint juleps and preppy swagger. As a Yankee who attended a college devoid of…


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Your Favorite Superpower

  If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Me? It took me well into adulthood to realize my answer. When I was a kid, I collected comic books. My favorite superhero? It…


When Mediocrity Is Okay

  You don’t need to be perfect all the time. Most of the time you don’t even need to be good. Because putting any effort toward your goal – whatever it is – puts you…