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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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6 kick-ass Twitter Tips for Business

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Twitter really does make a bad first impression. It can be daunting at first. What’s the point? Where do I start? Who cares about what I have to say?
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Twitter Can Make Us Smarter; The Rise of the Amateur via Crowdsourcing

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Last week I finished listening to a fascinating audio book Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business. This week I can’t stop thinking about the implications of this theory within the ecosystem of Social Media.

Don’t be a Twitface; Stop Syncing Tweets with Facebook Statuses

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People are generally lazy. I understand this. We’re human. But there’s one place where I have to insist that we kick the need to cut corners. Please walk away from the dreaded Twitter/Facebook status “sync”, avoid the want for speed, and just take a minute to update both our Twitter and Facebook statuses separately.
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Relentless: Uncommon Tips for Your Small Business on Twitter

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I should have discussed this before. I should have realized that all of this chatting about Twitter would eventually find it’s way to small business in my area. I should have seen that if a business appears on the cover of Time magazine (as Twitter did in their June 15th issue) it would come up eventually. But I didn’t. In my own mind, I’ve been covering Social Media from every feasible angle. That’s until I met Chris Cornell (no not THAT Chris Cornell) although I’m fine with calling this Chris Cornell a rock star.