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Recap: It wasn’t that bad!

The Good Overall I’m really happy  that I had the opportunity to start a blog. Yes, it was painful at times and I felt bad writing about random topics knowing at least one other person had to read my posts … Continue reading

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Sugar high, it’s everywhere!

A Life-Changing Article: Lately there’s been a lot of buzz about sugar and its pseudonyms: sucrose, lactose and fructose. In the April 13 New York Times Magazine Article, “Is Sugar Toxic” Gary Taubes describes studies by Robert Lustig examining sugar … Continue reading

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#NikeTraining App Challenge – are you in?

My colleague and I discovered the Nike Training App and instantly fell in love. She’s convinced she can replace her personal trainer with her iPhone, and I’m convinced I might have found a workout routine that will keep my attention, … Continue reading

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A Feathered Frenzy

Today I realized BIRDS ARE BACK, and they have been for a while. Fair enough, the hashtag made a serious comeback too, but birds are everywhere. Thanks to Twitter, Angry Birds, Rio, birds dropping from the sky and a recent … Continue reading

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Altrusocialmedia // PART II!

Social media giving platforms – so many options. Part 2 Thanks for checking in two weeks ago, when I compared three dominant online fundraising tools: Facebook Causes, Crowdrise and Jumo. Now I’ll outline a few others that are a bit smaller, without the … Continue reading

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Kristof – a master communicator

The changing media environment has drastically affected how professional communicators operate, for the better. One of my favorite professional communicators – Nicholas Kristof has expertly maneuvered and adapted to the changing landscape. Merging the old with the new: Nicholas Kristof … Continue reading

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Altrusocialmedia – how altruism+social media is making a splash!

Social media giving platforms – so many options. Part 1 According to Dictionary.com, Altruism can be defined as: 1) The principle or practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others, and; 2) The philosophical doctrine that right action is that which produces the greatest benefit to others. Most of us have the desire to do good, whether by work, family, religion or society. … Continue reading

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