Category Archives: How To Kick Ass

Change Your World – One Story of “No” at a Time

I’m out to change the world one story of “No” at at time. And here’s why? Trust. In a world where most flee from some imagined form of stress instead of picking up a follow up phone call, trust is … Continue reading

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Just Why The F*#K They Still Let Dick Clark (@dclarkp) on TV

Dick Clark has a speech impediment and his face is slightly disfigured. Both are outcomes from a severe 2005 stroke that would have ended most broadcast careers. But not Dick Clark. Every December 31st, there’s still a Dick Clark’s New … Continue reading

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A Good Idea Never Needs A Holiday Sale to Work

I can’t get over what I saw this past Thanksgiving. The Best Buy in Burlington had a line that was at least the length of a football field. And for what? Well, the results from my highly unscientific poll found … Continue reading

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Former Yahoo Chief Solutions Officer Coming to Charlotte to Talk to Generation-Y

The YMCA of Charlotte believes you’re never too young to start giving back. To make their case, they’re bringing in Yahoo’s former Chief Solutions Officer Tim Sanders to discuss how to maintain your confidence through acts of generosity that are … Continue reading

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Your Business’ Online Efforts Hit a Wall ? May Be Time to Call A ‘Civic Reverse’

BLOGGERS NOTE: I’m going football analogy on this post. I know that many readers will not immediately relate, but stay with me for these two reasons: 1.) There’s a video to help you both get the mechanics of a football … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Don’t Suck By Being Boring

Does your first sentence suck or does it suck in your readers? With the latter being the goal, think about connecting with someone. Make them laugh. Make them cry. Get them angry at the world. You can even piss them … Continue reading

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If you want to be something in this short life …

I recently heard a talk given by a buddy of mine. He’s not just any buddy: he’s Noah Rickun, CEO of Jeffrey Gitomer’s TrainOne. I mention Noah because yesterday one of his ideas became my good advice to a mutual … Continue reading

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