Archive for January 2014

Trapped in a maze of snow? Who isn’t? – SCN Encourager 1/23/2014

A brilliant person offers us this advice. And don’t worry, this is the real deal. This isn’t some dubious tip swiped off the internet. This gem comes from a more credible source — Parade Magazine. You know it. It’s the thin 16 page magazine insert that comes inside our Sunday newspaper. Usually it’s sandwiched between…

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A TEDx talk for both MASA & NASA – SCN Encourager 1/22/2014

But to be honest, the NASA engineers have already heard it. And they were impressed by Stephen Shapiro’s approach to innovation. I know I was. Of course, I wasn’t at a big ticket NASA conference in Florida when I heard Shapiro speak. I was in my bathroom shaving one morning and listening to an ESPN…

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More than pain. More than injustice. – SCN Encourager 1/21/2014

Sometimes it’s beneficial to bring up the rear. And not be an “early adopter.” The real winner may actually be the one who sweeps up the street after the parade has long passed by. You never know what discovery you’ll make. You may be surprised. Sometimes even a person who arrives “late to the party”…

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15 marketing tips from the top pros – SCN Encourager 1/17/2013

Hey!  This “collaboration thing” really works. It was a privilege for me to be part of a curation project which pulled together the latest and best marketing tips from experts from across the country. And I’ve sure got to hand it to the other 14 experts. While I’m sure they had my contact information nearby,…

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