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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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My Wedding Reception Menu

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!Note: This was originally posted on my food blog, Prime Cuts. Head over there if you’re a foodie and never stopped by before… At my […]

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How Naked Are You

Yes, you read the title right.  I want to know how naked are you.  Do you prefer to wear a parka, hoodie, t-shirt, undershirt, jeans and everything else possible to cover yourself up? Or do you prefer to run around completely naked?  Maybe you’re somewhere in between.  You’re probably partially confused right now.  I haven’t […]

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How Do You React to Hurdles

While leaving New Marketing Labs today we ran into these geese walking with their little guys and gals.  At first I smiled, took a picture and watched them head into the woods behind the office.  As I watched them it got me thinking of all the small hurdles those little ones must have to overcome.  […]

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Providing Customer Service Without Ever Speaking

Is it possible to provide great customer service without ever speaking to your customer?  I think so.  Actually, I know so.  Since its inception, I have been a regular customer of Netflix.  There have been a couple times where I’ve canceled the membership because of traveling, moving, etc but I’ve always come back.  Why?  Well, […]

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What Makes a Social Media Expert

While at SXSW I was interviewed by Christine Major of Perkett PR.  It was a fun and short interview but one of the questions that she asked me was concerning what determines a “social media expert”.  While there is a lot more that goes into a real response, I think my answer sums up how […]

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