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Chris Dessi Success

10 Unusual Ways to Manifest Success In Your Life

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Too many think that if it doesn't feel good - you're not following your passion. Bull. If you have a vision and you know that you have to climb a mountain to get to the top, you're taking the steps to land on your passion.
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One Simple Life Hack to Help You Create Good Habits

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I don't pretend to have all the answers. But lately I've been implementing a little trick that has helped me. I think it can help you too. My agency is growing. We have amazing clients. We also produce a world class conference. The conference and the clients are synergistic events on paper. In execution they are at odds. One takes from the other in time, energy and sweat equity. I needed to clone myself, or find a solution.
Chris Dessi on unemployment

The No. 1 Thing You Need to Do Right Now If You're Unemployed

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I have lots of experience being out of work. It happened to me three times in a two-year span. Five times total throughout my career. I'm only 40, so that's a pretty impressive streak. Also - I split up a business partnership. I didn't read the fine print of our contract. I battled my partner for almost a year. I made almost no money.
15 Tips for Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind
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15 Simple Tips For Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind

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Three years ago I launched the first Westchester Digital Summit. Last month Forbes magazine called us one of the "Conferences That Will Keep You Ahead of Marketing Trends This Year." We've hosted over 1000 executives in that time. I'm an extrovert, and I understand the power of networking. What hurts me is to see introverts not capitalize on the opportunity of an event like the summit. So here are 15 practical tips you can use the next time you're at an event. I hope you join us at this year's summit and test them out.
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What a Year for Silverback Social

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What a Year. A look back at 2014 for the Silverback Social team - Westchester Digital Summit, Baltimore Digital Summit, & clients like Legendary Pictures.
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Our Definition of Social Media Expert is Killing Social Media Experts

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Raise your hand if you've been asked if you're a social media "expert" before. Keep your hand up if you've ever really thought about what that means. Being considered a social media expert can mean many different things for many people. If you were to ask a 13 year old if they're a social media expert, chances are they wouldn't hesitate to say yes, and they'd be 100% correct.
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Social Media is Dead.

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The past two weeks have been unique. Last week I was in Syracuse, New York training a brilliant sales team at BlueRock Energy. The week before was spent hopping from borough to borough with the talented team at Vanguarde Consulting speaking with small business owners (save the Bronx due to a scheduling mix up).
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Social Week Gives Back

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Big things are happening. Next week I’m honored to host and present during Social Week’s special event called “Social Week Gives Back.” This special event will take place over the course of five days next week. It will be held in each of the five boroughs of New York City. Here’s the schedule – follow the links for registration details.
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5 Steps to Super Charge Your Facebook Fan Engagement Today

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I’m blessed, really I am. I’m infinitely passionate about what I do for a living. I also love helping people. Despite some isolated incidents when I’ve felt that prospective clients have taken advantage of my good nature (which I’ve blogged about here), I love to share information that will help us all engage better via social media.
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The Future of Social Media is You

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Last week I was honored to lecture to a group of MBA students at my Alma Mater Loyola University Maryland. I’m always thrilled when I have the chance to get back to Baltimore to help my fellow Greyhounds – but I get particular enjoyment when the people I speak with get it.
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I’m a Social Media Expert. No, You Can’t Pick My Brain

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This morning I had an interesting conversation with a producer of a local public television show in the tri-state area. I’d been chatting with her for months about social media and how the proper execution of social media would certainly positivelyeffect her boss (the host of the show).
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Mark Zuckerberg Must Step Down as CEO of Facebook

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Last Friday I appeared on Fox Business, Varney & Co. to discuss why social media stocks are tanking. During the segment which lasted just over four minutes we focused mainly on Facebook.
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5 Steps to True Social Media ROI

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How do you get to the true ROI of social media? Here are some tips: 1) Start today
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The Social Media Tidal Wave has Crashed.

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While I know it’s only the end of July, I happened to catch a special on the History Channelabout Nostradamus last night which got me thinking about the new year. So I thought I’d make some Nostradamus like predictions for 2013.
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In Response: Cathryn Sloane’s Social Media Article

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This afternoon I was perusing my Twitter feed when I came across Noah Malin’s Paper-li The Social Media Thinkers Daily. This is also where I discovered Cathryn Sloane’s post titled: Why Every Social Media Manager Should be Under 25.