Cracking Quora - 6 Tips

Cracking Quora – 6 Tips

  I’m late to the Quora game. It’s the latest in crowd-sourced knowledge platforms – a distant relative of earlier websites such as Wikipedia, Ask Jeeves and WikiHow. If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard…


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25 Facts About Pinterest for 2016

  Pinterest intrigues me. It’s among the fastest-growing social media platforms and purportedly the easiest to monetize. That said, in the six years I’ve been working in public relations since its launch, I have not…


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12 Parody Twitter Accounts to Follow

  One of the best things about Twitter is the very smart people who have offered us bite-sized entertainment through their contribution of parody accounts. Today I want to highlight 12 of the best parody…


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Jeremy Lin, Linsanity and the Power of Perseverance

The Mythology of Failure There’s an entire cottage industry devoted to highlighting the failures some of our society’s most successful have undergone on their road to success: Michael Jordan – didn’t make the varsity basketball…



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Disney is Wrong About ‘Rogue One’

  News broke this week that Walt Disney executives, apparently unhappy with the tone of their forthcoming Star Was spin-off film Rogue One, have ordered four weeks of re-shoots this summer to lighten it up,…


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Tinder in Budapest

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs My friends may disagree, but I’m shy –…



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Discipline Equals Success – Scene From a Gym

  What does success look like? It’s the hidden work, performed behind-the-scenes in quiet solitude, long after everyone else has gone home. My gym in Arlington, Va. is cheap and functional – it’s $10 a…