Taking The Long, Lonely, Hard Road (CMO Rants)

When you want what other people don’t have, you need to do what other people don’t do.

It can be a long and lonely road. Today I reflect on going down the road less traveled. The people who will bring you down, won’t understand you, will mock you, and want to be like you without all the work. And I’ll answer the questions – was it worth it? And would it have been worth it if I hadn’t succeeded?

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How To Go From $22k Per Year To Six Figures. A Real Guide (No Ivy League. Not Quick. Not Easy.)

There’s a lot of stories out there about people who make six figures, but not much on how exactly to do it.

Or you can find plenty of “get rich quick & easy” advice, encouraging you to take big risks for a big payoff. That’s great, but they neglect to mention all the people who did that and failed. They’re also short on specifics. “Come up with a million dollar business idea!” sounds great, but, um, how.

I’m going to change that. Today I have CMO’s complete guide to going from a low-paying job into a lucrative career. This is all either what I did to go from someone going to community college and earning $22,000 per year to an MBA earning six figures.

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Social Media Crisis 101 – For Life, Entrepreneurs, and Bloggers (Inspiration – #medtwitter and #personalfinancetwitter)

If you use social media, send emails, own a business, or generally live in 2018, you might one day face a social media crisis. It might be the result of something you did (intentionally or not), or totally fabricated. Today, I’m going to go through some tips for ordinary people to manage a social media crisis.

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Will AI Destroy Your Job? Yes, but No

I’ave been seeing a lot in the news lately about how artificial intelligence will destroy the job market as we know it. This is true, but I don’t think our kids need to worry. The job landscape of today would be totally unrecognizable to someone transported from the 70’s or 80’s, and we’ve adapted. I’m confident our kids will adapt too.

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