Category Archives: Those Who Kick Ass

“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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My Story-Filled Walk Along a Kickass Greenway

If you’re in Charlotte and you’ve yet to use the Little Sugar Creek Greenway along Kings Road – you’re not only missing an awesome Greenway but a beautifully told story. Until recently I’d been among those missing out. But I’ve … 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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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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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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