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Reflections on the workplace today

April 29, 2015

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I attended one of my fun marketing seminars the other day. It was held in an office near the North End of Boston. It’s a cool place. As I was sitting in the conference room, I watched as the employees came into work. This is what I saw: Well maybe the employees weren’t quite this […]

Scary marketing

March 25, 2015

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I was going to do a blog post about, “Where’s Waldo?” but that will have to wait. I have to get something off my chest. Here’s an email that I just got: **************************************** Hi Nancy, I hope all is well! My name is Yutaka Yamamoto and I’m with Oracle’s Business Intelligence and Analytics team, as […]

Now THAT’S great marketing

February 18, 2015

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As we are having our 4th big snowstorm in two weeks, I am really, really enjoying my Jessica Smith workouts.  Jessica lives and films her workouts in Florida.  It is so nice to see palm trees, pretty water views, boats and pelicans.  I can pretend that I am somewhere warm.  Maybe I should write a […]

How to watch the Super Bowl (like a girl)

February 4, 2015

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Blah, blah, blah. I hate football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. Yes, the Patriots won the Super Bowl. Yes, it was a cliff hanger of a game. Yes, […]

Nancy vs. Smartphone – Round 1

December 10, 2014

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Round 1 of Nancy vs. Smartphone has ended. It’s a tie. Here’s the story. 1. The delivery. Ever since I ordered my new toy smartphone, I have been running to the window, anxiously waiting for the UPS guy to deliver the package. I see a UPS truck come down the street – hurray! But it […]

The smartphone saga

December 3, 2014

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 to     I have decided to enter the 21st century and buy a smart phone. I really, really wanted the new and super cool iPhone 6, but my cheapness, er common sense, prevailed.   Before this, I had a TracFone, which isn’t fun or sexy, but it is dirt cheap and does the trick. After […]

Mystery solved

November 19, 2014

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So for those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the answer to last week’s, What is it???, the answer is here. It is a Netgear Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router. What?? In English terms, it’s a machine that allows your computer, smartphone, tablet or any other device to connect to the Internet […]

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