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…

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 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,…

5 Unexpected Ways To Build Your Personal Brand

Originally posted on December 10, 2013 by William Arruda onForbes.com Sometimes, effective personal branding requires nixing conventional wisdom. Here are five tips to help you increase your visibility, influence and success. 1. Be Lazy. One misconception about personal branding is that you need to constantly create new content to build your brand. For the overworked,…

Inspirational Quote: November

Whenever I feel bad, I use the feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. Beyonce I believe that adopting Beyonce’s attitude towards moving forward when the going gets tough is important. I  live a better life than this mega-star being that the world isn’t watching…

10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

Originally posted October 29, 2013 by Martin Zwilling on http://www.entrepreneur.com The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control and insist on a hierarchical organizational model. Yet I am seeing increasing success from “beta” startup cultures where the emphasis is on collaboration, curation and communication. Some…

Miley Cyrus Inc.’s Branding Tips

Originally posted October 28, 2013 by @DanSanker, President & CEO of CaseStack Inc. While talking heads are still busy squawking about Miley Cyrus’ wild MTV Video Music Awards performance of Sunday night, the celebrity is moving on. Cyrus’s performance was, in some ways, one of the most graphic and raunchy performances ever aired on MTV –…

Quoting @superkei2k – 3 steps to a better you

A friend of mine (@superkei2k) today posted three thoughts that were ruminating his mind this week and I wanted to share: [1] Credibility is built through consistency. [2] Truth leads to trust. [3] Calm is contagious.

Deadline

Originally posted on Literary.Land.of.Alysia:
After longs hours spent in The building. I try. The crackling of the keys my only companion. Will I? Can I? Make it. Each moment precious as Midnight approaches.