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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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10 Ways to Hit the Reset Button on Your Productivity

10 Ways to Hit the Reset Button on Your Productivity

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!Now that we’ve wound down the previous year and are getting back up to full speed, this presents the perfect opportunity to hit the reset […]

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Three Words for 2013

Three Words for 2013

Welcome to 2013 and Happy New Year! As the holiday season fades into a memory, we spend time reflecting on the year that has past and on what the next year will bring. The start of a new year represents another opportunity to achieve the goals we have set out for ourselves. Inevitably there will […]

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How To Improve Visibility, Communication & Accountability of Social Media Within Your Company

How To Improve Visibility, Communication & Accountability of Social Media Within Your Company

Do you want to improve visibility, communication and accountability of social media within your company? It’s as simple as sending a project dashboard on a regular basis to a broader team. Really. That’s the magic pill. It seems so simple yet not enough of us do it. Instead, we complain that there are silos or […]

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Being Your Own Competition

Being Your Own Competition

Who is your competition? Not who is your company’s competition but who is your personal competition. You may have colleagues, close friends or a significant other that you have a friendly competition with – a way of pushing each other. But if you want to be at your personal and professional best than you should […]

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Scaling Social Media by Changing Your Mindset

Scaling Social Media by Changing Your Mindset

With the emergence of companies moving towards becoming a social business, scaling social media within the business becomes even more important. If done correctly, social media becomes embedded into most functions within the business ranging from customer support to sales to email marketing to communications to product marketing and so on. Scaling social media, especially […]

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