2014 State of Search Notes

September 29, 2015

Opening Keynote – Marty Weintraub Social communities can be valuable Twitter works well for celebs and big brands Do be present on Google Plus, personalized results important. HIPAA is no reason for doctors and hospitals to not use social media. Unless you tweeting patient records. Social Media is not Mon-Fri 9-5 Senior talent should be […]

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6 Ways Motorcycles Can Ride Defensively

September 22, 2015

I hit the brakes and nothing happened. I just kept sliding toward the intersection. I knew I had to hang on and keep the bike straight, or I’d be in big trouble…. Riders come across a lot of situations where proper actions at the right time can keep the shiny side up. After sliding through some […]

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7 Things I’ve Learned Riding 50 Thousand Miles on a Motorbike

December 22, 2014

Over this past weekend I’ve crossed the 50,000 mile threshold riding motorcycles. It’s taken a little over 3 years to hit that mark, so you can say I ride a lot. I commute daily, do weekend fun rides with friends, and have taken longer trips. I usually tell people that riding a motorbike is about […]

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Highest Common Denominator Marketing

January 1, 2013

Who are you selling to? Who is your “tribe?” Who are your “raving fans?” There are mainly two approaches to this question; Companies and brands seek either the top or bottom of the market. The bottom of the market, I’d like to dub the “Walmart effect.” This means massive economies of scale, lukewarm followers, ease […]

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What Are you Building?

August 27, 2012

Ask yourself, what am I primarily building? Is it a skill set, or a lifestyle? A skill set is a framework, and a specific set of tools, to be used in varying situations. It’s like having all the crayons in the box. A lifestyle is something that becomes what you are. Think Donald Trump as […]

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People as Interchangeable Parts

August 22, 2012

In the past, tools and machined parts were custom made. One of a kind. Unique. When something broke, or needed replacing, a one off replacement for that unique situation was sourced. You carriage or wheels we likely to be different then you neighbour’s. Then came the industrial revolution, large scale manufacturing, and assembly lines. A […]

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I Live in Dallas Radio – Episode#2- Culinary Anarchy & Live Mural Painting at Bryan Street Tavern

August 18, 2012

This is our second episode of I Live In Dallas Radio. This I Live In Dallas show, co-hosted by Neil Lemons and myself, features two outstanding Dallas movers and shakers, William Keller, and Jerod Davies. We chat with  while enjoying the outside patio scene at Bryan Street Tavern in East Dallas.   The reason we […]

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Raison d’etre

August 18, 2012

    Why does this site exist, the raison d”etre, or “reason for being?”  The concept is for it to be a hub of my leadership and business related thoughts, as well as an aggregator, for whatever project I’m working on at the time. I want this to be “home base.” I’m not the first, […]

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I Live in Dallas Internet Radio-Episode#1-Lockhart Smokehouse

August 12, 2012

This is the premier episode of I Live In Dallas Radio. This podcast features I Live In Dallas co-founder Neil Lemons and I hanging out at Lockhart Smokehouse in the heart of Oak Cliff’s Bishop Arts District. In this intro Internet radio show, we talk about several topics including: -Some of our favorite BBQ joints […]

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