Remote Work And Working In Costa Rica

Remote Work And Working In Costa Rica

  Pixel506 is a tech company based out of New York and Costa Rica. Antonio Ramirez, CEO of Pixel506, sat down with Scott to discuss remote work and working in Costa Rica during COVID19. Antonio Ramirez gives tips on creating award-winning websites and how to set...

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The Authenticity Bomb

The Authenticity Bomb

By Jackson and Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 5 minutes Editor's Note: A father and son project often results in something being built. A...

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Now Cyber Security?!

Now Cyber Security?!

by Scott GillumEstimated read time: 5 Minutes Covid, remote teams, layoffs, diversity and inclusion, trade wars, and now security risk? There is so...

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Getting Through This Together

Getting Through This Together

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 4 Minutes Our goal when we founded Carbon Design LLC was not to get rich or famous. It was about doing...

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Run Your Race

Run Your Race

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 3 Minutes I was out for a run this weekend and heard the footsteps coming from behind me. Soon, he was on me,...

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WTF Do We Do Next – And Why

WTF Do We Do Next – And Why

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 3 Minutes It's a good question given the current uncertainty of our world. When will the economy reopen, what...

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WTF are We Going to Do Now?

WTF are We Going to Do Now?

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 3 Minutes No one had to say it because we all felt it.  After months of research, repositioning the...

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LHH Rebrand

LHH Rebrand

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 1 Minute Is it enough just to give a company a new look? For Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) the answer was no.  After...

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What Buyers Really Buy

What Buyers Really Buy

by Scott Gillum Estimated read time: 8 Minutes “The best sellers are the people who make the product,” said my son as we were walking out of a store...

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Our Top Four Posts of 2019

Our Top Four Posts of 2019

by Katie WeiszEstimated read time: 5 Minutes The beginning of a new year can be a perfect time to pause to reflect on all the things in life and...

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The Machine of More

The Machine of More

by Scott GillumEstimated read time: 5 minutes People, we have a people problem. The US unemployment rate once again hit a 50 year low at 3.5 percent...

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Top Three Tips for Fall

Top Three Tips for Fall

by Katie WeiszEstimated read time: Less than 1 minute In September, CEO Scott Gillum sat down with VP at Gartner, Brent Adamson, to discuss the...

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Artificial Empathy, Part Two

Artificial Empathy, Part Two

by Glen DrummondEstimated read time: 6 minutes Part Two in a two part series Recently, I published an article with a provocative observation.  While...

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Do We Need Outbound Sales Anymore?

Do We Need Outbound Sales Anymore?

Do we need outbound sales anymore? We are at the intersection of inbound marketing and sales engagement. With the increasing sophistication of content management platforms and the risk associated with the sales person negatively impacting the information collection process, we face two very strategic questions for sales and marketing executives.

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That Awkward Feeling

That Awkward Feeling

I hadn't had that type of feeling in 20 years until today. It was back in grad school. I had a professor who taught a class on entrepreneurship. He...

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Death of the “Company Man”

Death of the “Company Man”

In the 90’s casual Fridays brought about the slow death of formal business attire in the office place. In the new millennium, mobile devices...

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Running Uphills

Something odd happened the other day on my morning run. Deciding to ramp up my training, I grabbed my Garmin GPS watch and headed out. The goal was...

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Do You Know Your Andres?

There is a grocery store a few miles from my house. It’s small and older, at least thirty years in its current location. Usually, the shelves are...

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11 Things To Do in Your 40’s

I posted this on LInkedIn last month. Surprised by the response, so I thought I'd share it here. One day you wake up and you’re 50. You’re the old...

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Why We Are Ripe For AI

It’s coming, the “futurists” are saying that the hype about Artificial Intelligence is real. The reason according to Andrew Ng, chief scientist at...

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Emotional Experience Mapping

Imagine this; you’ve booked a three-day trip to Miami. Would it make a difference in how you pack, the airline or hotel you select, even your...

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Binge Buying

I’m a “binger.” I’m “all in” when it comes to consuming content and I’m not alone. Netflix reports that of it’s 40 million US subscribers, over 60%...

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Telling is Selling?

My first job out of college was selling office equipment. The first thing I ever learned about selling (from my very Southern sales manger) was that...

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The Top 5 Posts of 2014

It's the time of the year to look back over the last 12 months and create a "best of" list. This year I've pulled the most popular posts from five...

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Merry Christmas Bavarian Style

Our digital Christmas card to our sister office in Munich. No one does Christmas better than the Germans. Thanks to Michael Holder in our Cincy...

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To Hell and Back

Our air condition picked preciously the right moment to die -- during a streak of the hottest weather of the summer.  We knew the day was coming for...

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Why Do People Run?

Why do we do it?   No one is forcing us.  As Christopher McDougall points out in his brilliant book, Born to Run, we no longer need to chase down...

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The Hell that is Business Travel

A few years ago, I suffered through four days of business travel hell.  I saved emails and documented my nightmare so that one-day I might look back...

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The Disappearing Sales Process

Twenty-five years ago, I was a snot-nosed kid out of college who suddenly decided that law school was not in the future.  With a recession on, and...

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Why Sex Sells

Original posted on Forbes July 25, 2011 Years ago some colleagues of mine built what we thought at the time was the “holy grail” of business...

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The Death of Big Data?

Big data is about to get bigger. Deliotte predicts that by the end of 2012 more than 90 percent of the Fortune 500 will likely have at least some...

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Data Driven Insight

Original post date December 15, 2010 Last month I had the chance to be a panelist at a forum hosted by Wolfgang Jank and the Robert H. Smith School...

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The Missing Social Platform

Original post date February 17, 2011 On the flight to LA the other day I read an article about Evan Williams, founder of Twitter and Blogger.com. ...

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The Social Manifesto

Original post date December 6, 2010  I’m on the plane returning from Munich, Germany, and I’m having a "Jerry McQuire" moment.  Today’s Financial...

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Unclogging the Pipeline

Original post date Feburay 21, 2009 This post was recently featured in an article on MarketingProf's Pipeline slowed to a trickle? Opportunities...

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Direct Marketing Done Right

Original post date November 3, 2008 Click on the image above. Now this is how you market in a down economy. Over the past year I’ve focused on the...

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Financial Services Melt Down

Original post date September 23, 2008 Wow, what a couple of weeks it's been for the Financial Services industry. Investment Banks have disappeared,...

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