• Startup Weekend is Creating Lifelong Entrepreneurs

    by  • July 17, 2013

    One of the reasons that I was originally excited about helping to bring Startup Weekend to Cincinnati is because I was convinced the experience would help create a wave of new entrepreneurs. For anyone who is even remotely interested in being a part of a startup, participating in Startup Weekend might very well change...

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    If Tuesday After a Holiday is “Worse Than Monday”

    by  • May 28, 2013

    If you’re sitting there this morning thinking about how much harder Tuesday’s are after a holiday weekend then I want to challenge you. At the risk of sounding cliche, life is way too short to be doing something you dread day in and day out. I’ve been fortunate enough in my professional career to...

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    Lifecycle Messages You Should be Sending

    by  • April 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    While working on building a lifecyle messaging plan for Cladwell, I spent some time looking for a starter list or outline of messages that companies should send. After not much luck, other than a few decent posts here and here, I decided it’d be worth creating my own list to share. And since the best way...

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    The Best Leadership Training, Ever

    by  • April 1, 2013

    As I was watched one of the most disturbing sports injuries I’ve ever seen in the Louisville-Duke elite 8 match up last night (check it out ONLY for the non-squeamish), I was reminded how important and relevant participating in sports is in creating future leaders. While this young man was undoubtedly in the worst pain...

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    SEM 101 Presentation at Cintrifuse

    by  • February 28, 2013

    I had the pleasure of presenting last night, along with Connie Ross from Empower Media Marketing, to a crowd of probably 50-60 people as part of Cintrifuse’s first community class, and thought I’d share the presentation we used. We covered the basics of all things SEM (PPC, SEO, Mobile, Local) by drawing on our combined 20 something...

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    Innovation: Simple, Focused, Timely

    by  • December 10, 2012

    While listening to Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter Drucker, I was struck by how lasting the principles about innovation that Drucker oringinally penned in 1985, are. For example, 3 keys of successful innovation that he highlighted (in different ways, throughout) were: keep it simple, stay focused, and be timely. What’s striking is how much his original...

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