#TTLAChallenge

After hearing about the #TTLAChallenge and seeing the video of actress Tabitha Brown I had to give it a try. For those of you that haven’t heard, the Smoked TTLA sandwich was created by Dennis Horton as a vegan substitute for the BLT. Between the slices of ciabatta bread sandwich you will find tempeh, tomato,…

New Year, Better Version of Me

New Years Resolutions are a commitment we all make to ourselves knowing that somewhere in the year we are going to revert back to our old ways. Unless you are in that elite group of overachievers that can just go out and be great all the time, you know what I’m talking about. You end…

ADTravels: Prague

After leaving Oktoberfest in Germany we took a bus to Prague, the seven hour journey was no easy feat for the hungover version of me however once exploring the city center my plight was well worth it. Only having been there for a little over a day and a half we made the most of…

ADTravels: Munich

I went to Munich (Courtesy of Lufthansa Airlines) to attend the internationally known OKTOBERFEST celebration. Originally a wedding reception meant for citizens to celebrate the nuptials of  Crown Prince Ludwig I and his bride, Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen, this party has been held annually since October 1810. Since then it has grown exponentially, and has played…

Using Social Media to Break the Internet

Last evening, Drake made an attempt to break the internet by releasing an album with no promo through iTunes. The 17 track mixtape features appearance from Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott, and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Sales projections are at 500,000 units before the end of Saturday – that is a gold record goal before with less than three…

6 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

This article was written by LOLLY DASKAL – @LOLLYDASKAL and was originally posted on Inc.com Intelligent and successful leaders all do one thing better than anyone else. They are constantly asking themselves questions to stay relevant and insightful. Whether you’re running a company, heading up a startup, or leading a team, asking yourself these questions every day will help…

Increase your Reach Across Platforms

I am not one to push my religion on other people but my Washington DC church home (@CapCityChurchDC) is amazingly progressive. One sermon that I often revisit came from the Executive Pastor, @HarrisonWilder, on October 06, 2013. The sermon entitled ‘Great Faith. Little Faith.’ spoke about reach, and ways to increase your reach across platforms…

5 Morning Rituals That Will Keep You Productive All Day

This article was originally posted on 1.15.14 at Business Insider and was written by James Reinhart, Entrepreneur. Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we’re only churning out high-quality work a portion of…

Inspirational Quote: January

Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits. Anonymous Instead of looking to get rid of habits in the new year I have created a vision board and am focused on the future. The mistakes of my past will lead me to a prominent career which will lead…

5 signs you’re not cut out for PR

Originally posted on PRDaily in March 2013 then Dec 2013 at PRDaily.com. Written by Scott Signore.  While my firm is incredibly fortunate to employ some of the very best PR and social media practitioners, we’ve also had a number of staff members who simply weren’t cut out for our business. Sure, they were good, hard-working people,…

Inspirational Quote: December

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision. Helen Keller It is very easy to get in the hustle and bustle of life, but we cannot forget to still be reaching for our goals and surpassing our expectations. This is where it is important to not only keep…