I can remember back to when I was 5 years old and I would sit with my mom and 7 year older brother in front of the big living room window looking out into the night. Sometimes we would watch the lightning storms, counting the seconds to the next thunder clap.
Matt Sweetwood is known for his innovative and transformative ideas as a marketing, social media and business-development consultant. He has experienced professional and personal success as an award-winning marketer and CMO club member and as president of Unique Photo, through his reinvention of the modern camera superstore. Sweetwood is currently writing his first book, Man Up, and is a regular contributor on national TV and to several publications in the business, social media, marketing. parenting, ethics and politics arenas.
It’s every parent’s nightmare. You turn your attention away from your child and something terrible happens. Michelle Gregg and Deonne Dickerson, parents of a 4 year old boy, had one of those dreaded moments this past Memorial Day weekend at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Let’s say you are applying for a new job. You have a professional resume, a complete LinkedIn profile and you have lots of experience for the position. You wait to be called in for an interview but the call never comes. What could have happened?
LinkedIn is the most widely used business networking site on the planet with more than 433 million worldwide users, including 128 million in the United States. They have a monopoly on the professional networking world, until now…
Thinking back to troubled periods in my life, I recall having daily thoughts of wanting to travel back in time to fix things or make different decisions. So let’s say I could go back in time and relive only one day. What day would it be and what would I do differently?
I surprised my adult daughter for her birthday by showing up at a party she was having. Is it a coincidence that the only two people in the room that weren’t drinking were me and my daughter’s boyfriend? It was obvious there was more to this than just luck.
I check my email multiple times an hour and my typical reply time is less than 30 minutes – unless I am very indisposed. When I ran my company, I had a communication rule that said every email had to be responded to within 4 hours – or else. So it came as a big surprise to me…
So you are thinking about getting divorced or maybe you are going through one right now? What you will likely discover is that divorce for a man, is as painful as childbirth is for a women – except the excruciating pain of divorce can last for years, decades or a lifetime.
Job seeking has changed a lot over the past few years. Gone are the days of waiting for the Sunday newspaper to scour the job section for new opportunities. So, do you need to use social media to find a new job? Does having a powerful personal brand give you an edge in the job market?
Over the past few years I have taken hundreds of selfies and posted them all over my social media. The discussion about the narcissistic nature of folks who take selfies has made its way out of the psychiatric community and is now somewhat commonplace. And therefore, I have been called…