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    March, 2011

    Archive for March, 2011

    I’m always amazed by humans’ response to natural disasters. You hear amazing stories of survival, see extreme acts of compassion, and a general goodwill from the rest of the world to help rebuild the affected area. And then, you have the scammers. Forbes published an article this morning about people who rushed to register pertinent [...]

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    A big thanks to Nicole at EmployedPanache for inspiring and sharing the Photo Job Shadow Project! The premise is to take pictures throughout your day to give some insight into what your job looks like. So, here’s a quick look at my day as a Marketing Coordinator. I skipped all the waking up and getting [...]

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    This week has been a mix of fast-and-furious and slow waiting. I had a mid-term exam in my Buyer Behavior class, started round 2 of Accounting, and received a number of promo packages and proofs at work. This weekend is birthday celebrations with two family members, and some singing! Whew… what a week! On another [...]

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    Like the outfit? See more details here! Just like products, we package ourselves in many different ways. And, just like products, the packaging is often the first thing you notice. For business people, our packaging is usually in the form of our clothing and appearance. Are we clean cut and put together, or sloppy and [...]

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    I’ve been in the corporate world for a few years now, and I’ve encountered some normal-but-kind-of-awkward lunch situations. Who orders first? Are we planning to stay for a while, or make it quick? I’m always a little weird when it comes to who picks up the check, particularly in a situation where most of the [...]

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    I spent a few years in California, and the pride and joy of the fast food industry in this state is In-N-Out Burger. I’ve also heard others from around the US mention that In-N-Out Burger is AMAZING, and if only there was an In-N-Out Burger where they lived! I don’t mean to start a fight, [...]

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    It’s been a productive week for me! Here’s a few articles I came across that I thought would make nice weekend reading material: On building relationships vs. cold calling: A Cautionary Tale Hate getting sniped on eBay? Become the sniper! via ERE blog: Gixen Are women their own worst enemy? via The Huffington Post, The [...]

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    Have you guys seen this Chipotle BOGO deal? Apparently, it’s been going on for about a week, but I’ve been in class, so I missed it! However, it’s an interesting marketing situation. They’ve partnered with a TV show to be able to generate buzz for the show, and increase customers for Chipotle. Is it working? [...]

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    Like the outfit? Check out the details here! First, a disclaimer: I totally buy into the illusion, so this is more humorous than judgmental. But let’s face it, to some extent, we all know it’s an illusion. I’m talking about the illusion of formal business attire or “dressing up” for the business setting. When we [...]

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