Reading Time: 3 minutes Over 9 million times every month, someone does a Google search on the word “trust”. Google Trends shows a steady upward trend in the word “trust” used in media stories since 2004. We hear the word every day. Many of of use the term daily. Some more than others. “Trust me, I wouldn’t even offer […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald A few years ago, Kevin M. Schultz, a historian and teacher, published a revealing book about two of America’s most noteworthy intellectuals, William F. Buckley, Jr.

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Leadership is what every organization needs and so few have inadequate supply. Part of leadership is what the first President Bush called “the vision thing”. It’s the ability to see what does not exist and then gather, mold and shape the resources needed to make it happen. Part of leadership is the passion for the

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ethics right vs. wrong

Reading Time: 2 minutes “But I for one believe that one of the gifts of Social Media marketing is the movement of business into an Ethical age, one where ethical action (largely) leads to more money, greater success.” -Kevin von Duuglas-Ittu One of the more interesting conversations I’ve witnessed on ethical behavior was about SEO link building. The discussion was on

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