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Summing Up SummitUp

Yesterday I got to celebrate my birthday by having my very own social media conference – SummitUp.  I highly recommend this as a way to celebrate your next birthday.  (actually this was purely coincidence, but a nice one none the less.)  The day was simply amazing.  To give you an idea of how well things […]

Go Fly A Kite

Sometimes family fun can be as simple as an open field, a nice breeze, and the desire to make something defy gravity.

Pepsi, Leno, and Choice

Place a Coke and a Pepsi in front of me, ask me to choose one, and I will always pick the Coke. Restaurants offer a different scenario.  They typically carry either only Coke or Pepsi.  When I go out to eat I always ask for a Coke, but if the restaurant carries Pepsi, I happily […]

Cherries

For all of my adult life, the length of which is debatable, I did not eat cherries.  For whatever reason, I decided that I did not care for them.  It was not like I hated them, I just had no interest in eating them.  Ironically, I have always loved cherry flavored Kool Aid, candy, gum, […]

Adding Fun to Your Run with Nike Plus

"Hi, my name is Dave, and I am a nerd… a nerd who is trying to get in shape by running every day even though running alone can be mundane.  A nerd who is staying interested in running by gathering data about my running using an awesome gadget called Nike Plus.  If you are a […]

The Amazing Pizza Box Video?

Yes, I said "The Amazing Pizza Box Video."  it is not a typo. Need proof that the opportunity to innovate is all around us?  Check out this 45 second video from Eco Incorporated, a company who is "saving the environment one pizza box at a time."   This is such an awesome concept for so many […]

Canal Street Tavern – Take Two

Last night Derek Wade and I took the stage at Canal Street Taven in Dayton, Ohio for the second time in as many months.  We performed a half hour set of original music, that included a few new songs, a few old songs, and even a few songs with Derek playing Banjo.  While were were […]

Tiger and The Dip

Yesterday, fresh back from vacation, I was hard at work taking 3 business colleagues to the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.  I know, rough life.  It was my first in person visit to a PGA event, and I must say that I was blown away by just how good the pros are.  I was also […]

2 for 2 on IBW

How do you generate positive word of mouth?  How about if you decided to give away free stuff that people wanted each and every week.  That is precisely what the smart people at 800ceoread.com do on their site InBubbleWrap.com – one of my favorite sites on the web. I have mentioned the site on this […]

Suggestion Box

Wondering what is “hot” on the web?  Sure there are numerous ways to find new content on the internet, but none may be as easy as this.  The next time you decide to blow off your to do list in favor of mindlessly surfing the web for something interesting, try this fun and easy little […]