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Entries Tagged as 'Responsibility'

American Red Cross makes First Aid Info Accessible

June 19th, 2012 No Comments

The American Red Cross has launched its official first aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users. This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in first aid and emergency preparedness information. It’s also the only [...]


Message to Graduates

June 12th, 2012 No Comments

Went to a number of Graduation parties the last couple of weekends.  Some of my very favorite young people.  The future of each one of them is very bright I have no doubt.  I read something in Roy H Williams this morning that hit home for me…  The person who achieves spectacular failure has at least [...]


Today’s Time Clock

June 6th, 2012 2 Comments

 “Back in the Day” when your parents’ or grandparents’ work day was done, it was done.  When the inbox was empty, when the forms were processed or the whistle blew, you could stop.  They didn’t take work home with them. Today, it’s never done.  There’s always one more tweet to make, FB post to write, [...]


Hurricane Season officially opens Today

June 1st, 2012 No Comments

Dr. Gray has predicted a quiet hurricane season this year; however, only one hurricane is enough to make for a bad day.   The question is, “are you prepared”?  Here is a very handy list to help you get prepared  Go-Bag   A component of your disaster kit is your Go-bag. Put the following items together [...]


Leaving your Mark(s)

May 8th, 2012 No Comments

When I was young, I wanted to be famous (most kids do I think).  I dreamed of being an Olympic Athlete or a famous movie star.  Alas, I wasn’t nearly good enough nor pretty enough.  As I grew older, I realized that it wasn’t that I wanted to be famous.  I wanted to leave my [...]


212 degrees. The Extra Degree

October 12th, 2011 No Comments

I love this illustration of putting forth that one extra degree of effort whether it’s in work, school, person relationships, sports, and just life in general. 212° The Extra Degree, by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson shows you how to see an exponential increase in your business or personal achievements. It’s the extra degree of effort that [...]


Research should be part of the Plan

September 1st, 2011 No Comments

My company spends a lot of money on research so we continue to know what our listeners want.  This  is an important investment that is essential to future growth. The web is R&D in public. So are apps. Not just for tech companies. For any company that is trying to figure out how its customers think [...]


How we “help” build our little ones and a better place

August 25th, 2011 No Comments

One of the best books I have read in the last decade is “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett.  One of my favorite scenes in the book was also one of my favorite in the movie and something we must NEVER lose sight of as parents.  I think it’s one of the primary points of the [...]


I don’t wanna grow old

July 22nd, 2011 1 Comment

At some point, most brands, organizations, countries and yes, people, start talking about themselves like they’re old.  I’ve never really felt old, although it did enter my mind last week when I looked around a meeting and realized that everyone else was half my age.  I recently found myself talking about myself like I’m getting old and I’ve [...]


Information is key

July 19th, 2011 No Comments

In today’s world, information is easily accessible.  You don’t know the answer?  Google it?  There’s no excuse for not being informed. I’m blown away when someone enters new territory without doing a bit of research. Consider the knucklehead saleperson who makes a call without checking out their prospect.  Or someone who goes on vacation to a [...]