The Marketing Truth Behind The Pink: October in the NFL

The month of October. When leaves are falling, pumpkin lattes are consumed, UGG Boots make their way out of the closet, cold air is crisp, and the NFL turns pink. Most Americans watching football know it’s the standard that NFL players, coaches, and officials don those pink accessories, hats, and more during October. What most Americans don’t know is the truth behind the pink month in the NFL.

Know The Truth of Pink October in the NFL

Anyone that knows me, knows that I’m not one to ever bash or degrade good-willed movements and campaigns. In fact, I will be your biggest cheerleader. But I think the truth behind the pink should be made aware to more people who think that the NFL is leading a good cause to fight breast cancer but in reality is just putting on a good campaign for more profits from more exposure in the long run. Read More


2 Types of People: Doers & Sayers

We have heard the phrase “actions speak louder than words” plenty of times, but that phrase like many other clichés are just part of our language storage and doesn’t usually get the full credit that they deserve. It wasn’t until recently when I was getting to know a coworker that this phrase began to really play into my view of people I interact with on a regular basis and those people that I meet.

It All Started When…

well done better than saidThe conversation I was having with my coworker we were chatting about what high school we went to, what year we graduated, and our free-time interests. It was then the next question he asked that threw me off, he asked what my zodiac sign was. Now I’m not one to really follow zodiac signs or horoscopes, but I know there are many people that follow that religiously. Read More

Open Letter: My Worst Advice for Sara Bareilles

First off this is not a negative or trolling letter whatsoever, so if you are thrown off by the title I suggest you leave or read this to help you understand my purpose. I’m also not a “special” fan that wants a wish to come true, but instead just another listener and admirer of Sara Bareilles. I have a lot of respect and gratitude for Sara for her courage and great example she sets for the future generation. As part of my 2015 mantra I’m going to reach out to inspirational people that have made even a small impact in my life and encourage them to keep in inspiring those around them. This is my #Inspire Open Letter to her to start 2015. Read More

Impact of Small Changes

In the New Year I am trying to be a bit more open minded about changing things in my life, that may not seem like a big deal, but can be.

For example, last year at the ring in of the New Year I changed the way I parted my hair. GASP! I know big deal right? Well it didn’t seem like that big of a deal at the time and was more of a nuisance really. Read More