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Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

May 14, 2014
While I don't consume every post from the majority of the blogs or podcasts that I subscribe to, there are a handful that I never miss an article or episode from. Mike Vardy's website, Productivityist.com, and his podcast, Mikes on Mics, with Michael Schechter are two of those. If there is a new productivity tool or technique, Mike has likely already tried it. He has a straightforward approach to his writing. Mike helps those that regularly consu…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

May 2, 2014
Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. It's the middle of a busy week and you're craving comfort food. Or maybe you're tired of eating chicken breasts, steaks and fish but are trying to stay healthy while keeping a high protein diet. Either of these sound familiar? Stress n…
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Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications

Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communicati…

April 28, 2014
Throughout life we have the opportunity to meet people who make you smarter by being around them. They push you to be sharper. They help you to see challenges from different angles. Christopher Penn is one of those people in my life. In fact, Chris pushes us all to be better. Better marketers and better individuals. In this Marketing Fit interview, Chris covers everything from his top productivity tip to what he's learned self-publishing two b…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

April 25, 2014
  Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. Eating healthy does not have to mean eating bland food! Take for example this recipe that we recently created to solve a Mexican food craving that both Laura and I had. It is easy to make, tastes like you’re having a chea…
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How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

April 22, 2014
As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. It occurred to me that checking in at the gym has become part of my morning routine. When I arrived home and took Sasha for her morning walk, I began evaluating how I am currently using Foursquare. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness Events Vacations On a t…
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A Day to Be Thankful

A Day to Be Thankful

If you’re new here or just an old friend, I’d love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!For the first several years of my life, I didn’t celebrate any holidays, including Thanksgiving, since I was raised a Jehovah’s Witness. After a few […]

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Increase Your Morning Productivity by Starting the Night Before

Increase Your Morning Productivity by Starting the Night Before

If you’re like me, how you start your day usually provides the foundation for how the rest of your day will go. Sure, things inevitably come up which can steer the day in a different direction. By developing a morning routine and accomplishing your most important tasks first thing in the morning, you ensure that […]

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Shut Down Work Apps at Night to Improve Work-Life Harmony

Shut Down Work Apps at Night to Improve Work-Life Harmony

Are you having trouble achieving the proper work-life harmony? If your primary machine is a laptop, then you are likely using it for your work and personal apps. This means that most of the time you have a blend of apps and websites open. You might have Outlook, Twitter, PowerPoint, Gmail, Facebook and more open […]

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Breaking Through a Marketing Plateau

Breaking Through a Marketing Plateau

Has your marketing program become stale? Are you not seeing the same results that you originally experienced? This could be because you’ve reached a marketing plateau. It’s time to introduce a change to help spark growth, engagement and activity again. This concept is preached in fitness magazines every month yet we don’t consider this for […]

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Overcoming Self-Doubt to Achieve Your Greatest Potential

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Achieve Your Greatest Potential

We all face self-doubt. Even the most confident people have moments where they doubt their capabilities. The key is to recognize when self-doubt is kicking in so that you can deal with it before it prevents you from accomplishing your immediate or future goals. When I thought of self-doubt I always considered it in the […]

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