Racism exists. There’s no denying it, which I don’t (and haven’t). Even so, I have been absolutely clueless as to just how deeply ingrained and pervasive institutionalized racism actually is in around the world (not just America). Needless to say, the last couple of days have been like a series of gut punches as I’ve(…)
For the last few years, I’ve been pretty staunch in saying something I’ve believed my whole life: all lives matter. Prior to 2013, saying that wasn’t a big deal, in my circle it was kind of a ‘captain obvious’ moment.
For the last year now, I’ve been dealing with a bully. For a while, it was very passive-aggressive: to my face, he was nice while asking me to do things like help him out by buying his girlfriend a plane ticket in December (which I did because that’s what friends do), but behind my back, the(…)
Sometimes, no matter how much I’d like to believe the contrary, it can feel like we never really escape high school. Who gossiped with whom about what, who got invited to what party, who showed up to what event and who didn’t, what’s the status of so-and-so’s relationship and did you hear what they said?!…(…)
Have you ever just had to deal with something (or maybe someone) you just couldn’t get behind? Of course you have… we all have. Last year, for me it was lists. You know what I’m talking about: influencer marketing lists typically made from who’s the noisiest on Twitter… something I think about every time I hear the(…)
There’s a lot of talk in our digital space about the special place reserved in hell for women who don’t help other women. For the most part, I agree with that… although, personally I’m not going to promote or help anyone just because they’re a woman. They also have to be competent and likable for(…)
The value of employee recognition goes far beyond branding.
I realized the best thing I could possibly do for myself was to stop trying to figure everything out.
“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
This morning, I weighed in with initial thoughts on the #AlexFromTarget situation; creating a social media phenomenon of one of their employees, a high school student from Frisco named Alex. It seems to me that while modern marketing both sees and is working to capitalize on the opportunities these kinds of viral hits bring; once(…)