Marketing

Facebook Truths and Lies and Psychological Motions

Facebook Truths and Lies and Psychological Motions

We post the good stuff, the oh my goodness moments, the exuberant triumphs, what we believe in and the deep, deep sorrow. Many have written about the psychology of Facebook, but it is something I think about as it is a big part of what I do for clients and for myself to build my brand and connect with family and friends all over the world.

Cue the Music, Cue the Lights, It’s Magic Time #MSIgnite

Cue the Music, Cue the Lights, It’s Magic Time #MSIgnite

To the producers, the logistics folks. The ones who set up. Go early, stay till after the party is over.

Big ups to all those who are there when the canvas is blank. And clean up after all the festivities are done. The ones in the crew clothing, backstage, behind the curtain, watching from afar or above, many times the ‘all blacks’.

Those are the producers, the ones who get it done.

Back to Basics: Microsoft Partner Network 101 Webinars - Marketing is an All-Play

Back to Basics: Microsoft Partner Network 101 Webinars - Marketing is an All-Play

This week I sat in on a Microsoft Partner Network 101: New Marketing Tools and Resources Webinar led by Chinmayi Bhavanishankar & Diana Emleila Ishak both awesome marketers to follow on LinkedIn and on Twitter. They are part of Microsoft US OCP, which stands for Microsoft One Commercial Partner.

There is No Benefit to the Doubt

There is No Benefit to the Doubt

In observing many people present ideas, pitches, and presentations over the years, I continue to hear the following phrases in meetings:

“Well, you know, um, I think that…”

“Well, maybe, we could…”

“I’m not sure about this, however….”

“This may not be the best idea, but….”

These are all examples of “Doubt language.”

#RealTalk about igniting your personal brand

#RealTalk about igniting your personal brand

Here's the #realtalk about personal brand, for many people, it is the last thing on their list, it was for me and I'm a marketer. Why?

The Tragedy is Thinking You, Yes You, Aren't in the Middle of One

The Tragedy is Thinking You, Yes You, Aren't in the Middle of One

In business and marketing we talk about velocity, meaning the speed in which something moves, the pace of say software adoption or on the consumer side from placement to purchase.

To Launch! @FlightWaveAero

To Launch! @FlightWaveAero

I wrote this post a few weeks ago but had to wait until this week. I’m thrilled to be a part of the FlightWave Aerospace team launching the company’s new “Edge” Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) into the world.