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Giving up information

November 13, 2019

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We do live in an information-based society. Most, or maybe just some, of us, are very careful about what we share online. But it’s funny how we react to things. A dear friend and I went to a financial seminar the other night. The topic was, “Managing your Retirment,” which is something we all need […]

Disturbing marketing

May 29, 2019

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Normally I’m a “live and let live” type of gal. But something happened last weekend that I just can’t forget. I’m in my exercise room, deep into my yoga practice and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Greece. All of a sudden I hear this loud pounding on our side door. Now normally I would ignore […]

Misleading marketing

April 3, 2019

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I should know better; if something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Last week, I was perusing Facebook and an ad popped up in my feed. Now normally I ignore ads, but this one caught my eye. It was for free bootcamp sessions at a gym near me. (On a side […]

What’s in a name

February 13, 2019

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As a marketing person, I thought I was immune to all the tips and tricks marketers use to draw you in. I guess not. I was shopping at my favorite food store, Market Basket, and I was very excited to see that they now carry organic milk. Market Basket is known for its low prices […]

The secret to watching the Super Bowl

February 6, 2019

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Yes, I live in New England and I am proud of that fact. Yes, I am proud of our sports teams, but I don’t live and breathe sports. As the annual Super Bowl was upon us and I was not looking forward to suffering through, er sitting through another game of 300 pound men jumping […]

Social media faux pas

April 4, 2018

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Okay, so social media is here to stay. But it seems it is degenerating into quick hits. A few recent experiences got me thinking about how little thought we put into what we say on social media. 1. Why connect. I’m a big LinkedIn user, since it is more for professional use. I am always […]

Tips for watching the Super Bowl

February 7, 2018

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Blah, blah, blah. I don’t like 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. This dates back to my junior high days when I was a cheerleader. We had a […]