9 Things the Cubs 2016 World Series Championship Can Teach Us About Building A Community Strategy

  One thing I learned from my No Sports for a Year experiment is that I love learning from the strategic side of baseball and I love applying what I learn to other areas of my life. So, lately, as the new 2017 season gets going, I was thinking more about how and why the Chicago […]

What I’ve Learned In 5 Years At Walgreens

I recently celebrated five years at Walgreens, and as part of this career milestone employees are given a ceremonial 5-year pin and the team gathers around as managers and colleagues say a few words about the milestone and the employee’s accomplishments and contributions to the company. At Walgreens, this pin holds an important cultural significance […]

What My Toddler Is Teaching Me About Working Out Loud

  I was inspired by this Working Out Loud post by John Stepper. It’s a post asking what you can do to accelerate working out loud (WOL). I’m accepting John’s challenge and I’m going to do “my something” and share with you how my son, a toddler, is inspiring me to think differently about and […]

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Listly Is A Cool Tool For Live Music Fans

    I got another cool tool to share with you that I discovered while I was at the Community Manager Unconference. During my adventures I had the pleasure of meeting Nick Kellet co-founder of Listly. I told him about our community of live music fans here on Live Fix and after hearing about the […]

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Should Concert Fans Run Rock ‘N Roll Half-Marathons?

    I’m about to do something I’ve never done before. It’s kinda like running up 80 floors which is kinda like a band touring. And because I’m constantly curious about the connection between live music and running, I’m going to attempt a new grueling physical and mental challenge and then see what happens during […]