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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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Revisiting My 3 Words for 2012

Revisiting My 3 Words for 2012

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!Welcome to July. We are now 50% of the way through putting 2012 in the history books. Have you taken time to review your personal […]

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Stop Letting the Start Line Move

Stop Letting the Start Line Move

In a new CarMax commercial a moving start line leads the guy from his older van to the CarMax lot. The message that CarMax is getting across is that searching for a new car can be confusing, time consuming and such a daunting task that you don’t know where to start but that their team […]

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Being Prepared with Back-Pocket Metrics

Being Prepared with Back-Pocket Metrics

You’re walking towards a conference room when one of the senior executives at your company passes you and stops for a minute to inquire into how everything within your functional area is going. Not having had the proper time to rehearse your KPI slide as you typically would before meeting with them, you quickly provide […]

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12 Ways to Improve Focus

12 Ways to Improve Focus

  We’re all incredibly busy these days trying to balance an endless list of demands on our time. Every day it seems as though we’re saying “yes” to another personal or professional project while jotting down another idea that we hope to pursue someday. Add that to the never ending abundance of information from blog […]

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Getting in Shape and Achieving Success in Social Media

Getting in Shape and Achieving Success in Social Media

You’ve decided that this year will be your year to get into shape. You’re going to hit the gym a few days per week and start eating healthier. You stop by the gym and sign up for a new membership plan with the towel service and free personal training consultation. After getting a new membership […]

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