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Why Seemingly Smart People Have Fear of Failure

By: Gini Dietrich | February 3, 2016 | 
Really good students don't learn an important skill early in life: Failure. Classwork comes easily to them so they excel and they're told how smart they are. And then they enter the workforce and are surrounded by other really good students and become paralyzed. There is a reason for this...and a cure... Read More
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On Writing and Advice from Ernest Hemingway

By: Gini Dietrich | February 2, 2016 | 
When Ernest Hemingway suggests you do something with your writing, you stop and listen. Here are books he advises you read, how to overcome writer's block, what to do about the art of revision, and more... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Frolicking, Dancing, and Singing

By: Gini Dietrich | January 29, 2016 | 
This week's Gin and Topics is full of emotion: You'll laugh, you'll cry, your heart will warm. Watch the frolicking panda, the dancing barista, the singing audition, and the lip-syncing vacation to experience it... Read More
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Content Marketing Most Certainly is Not Dead

By: Gini Dietrich | January 28, 2016 | 
Content marketing is dead! Content marketing doesn't work! We have content shock! Sure, we're at a point of saturation, but Gartner calls this the trough of disillusionment. Gini Dietrich describes why we are here and what we need to do to make it to the slope of enlightenment in the Gartner Hype Cycle... Read More
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PR Earned its Place Long Before 2016

By: Gini Dietrich | January 27, 2016 | 
It's true PR has always been an add-on, but to say it's finally earned its place at the strategy table in 2016 is bunk. Gini Dietrich asks why this is news and describes how the PESO model gives us center stage in any program... Read More
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Agency Specialization is Necessary for Success

By: Gini Dietrich | January 26, 2016 | 
To specialize your agency or not to specialize your agency. That is the question. Gini Dietrich provides the reasons why you definitely should specialize—against the advice of an AdAge columnist—and provides a pre-amble to this afternoon's guest blogger... Read More
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Gin and Topics: The Undercover Boss is Kylo Ren

By: Gini Dietrich | January 22, 2016 | 
This week's Gin and Topics has a great video of Kylo Ren on Undercover Boss, Stephen Colbert endorsing candidates with a hopey-changey attitude, our favorite weatherman—Frankie McDonald—and more... Read More
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The White House is Killing it on Social Media and You Can, Too

By: Gini Dietrich | January 20, 2016 | 
Have you ever been told you can't do something on social media because of ? Well, the White House is going to help you put all of those excuses to bed. If they can do it, you most certainly can, too. Here is what you can learn from them. ... Read More