Author Archives: Joseph Margolis

“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #4: Evaluating “Mini Momments”

I think Starbucks created a really cool gift in its Mini Moments book of gift coupons. At $25, its value is so much more than just a cup of coffee. In fact, it’s not directly about coffee at all. What … Continue reading

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“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #3: Doing Petal 1

Before you find your way, you have to find yourself¬†– Something I came up with while sitting at Starbucks (but I’m probably recalling something I’ve heard before). Despite it’s billing as such, What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013¬†is less about … Continue reading

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“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #2: Thinking of 2033

I’m still in the process of creating a better future for myself. Today I’m over at Starbucks across from UNCC. I’m thinking about the kids who attend this place and wonder where they’ll be 20 years from now. Surely some … Continue reading

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“Why am I at @Starbucks?” #1: To Solve The Meaning of Life

“We may not see the meaning now. But in the context of our total life, this experience will eventually turn out to have meaning.” – Richard N. Bolles, What Color is Your Parachute? 2013 I’m at Starbucks reading What Color … Continue reading

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#ThePPL Let’s Us All Join the #DNC2012 Story

I’m flooded with emotion right now for how awesome it feels is be a part of history here in Charlotte. For those who don’t know, DNC2012 is here and it’s an amazing time! Particularly eventful, has been my short time … Continue reading

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A Short But Serious Word With My Past

I’m only giving myself 10 mins to write this. Because I need to get this out of my system, ship it, and then move on. In a nutshell as I look back on the on the first 21 years of … Continue reading

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Repost: Seth’s Blog: Crash diets and good habits

Seth’s Blog: Crash diets and good habits. Great post from Seth Godin on why good habits will always pay off and why Crash diets, whether to lose weight or market your business, never do.

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