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Musings from 75 years of combined marketing (and life) expertise. After all, marketing is life, right?

Facts Over Fear: A Quiet Entrepreneurial Rebellion is Afoot

Parents right here in Middle Tennessee are slowly—and somewhat secretly—taking back their children’s education. Why? Because the majority of public schools have chosen not to hold in-person classroom sessions due to COVID-19. This is a decision that is not supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics.[1] The AAP believes it is far more beneficial to send children to regular in-person classes—when done safely—than it is to continue at-home, online-only classes. The AAP’s COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry states, “the AAP strongly advocates that all policy considerations for the coming school year should start with a goal of having

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Scientist Looking for Cures

On Hope and Freedom

I’m writing this from a space the size of an old school dorm room, sitting in a narrow twin bed. It’s day 10 of a clinical trial where I am a helper to my daughter who has a form of Muscular Dystrophy called Friedrich’s Ataxia. There are no treatments, there is no cure and this trial is phase 1, meaning a safety trial—the first one with humans after a successful animal research. Risky? Yes. Scary? Yes. Painful? A bit. Due to COVID what should have been more comfortable just a few months ago is now anything but comfortable. I think

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Facts Over Fear: A Quiet Entrepreneurial Rebellion is Afoot

Parents right here in Middle Tennessee are slowly—and somewhat secretly—taking back their children’s education. Why? Because the majority of public schools have chosen not to hold in-person classroom sessions due to COVID-19. This is a decision that is not supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics.[1] The AAP believes it is far more beneficial to

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Scientist Looking for Cures

On Hope and Freedom

I’m writing this from a space the size of an old school dorm room, sitting in a narrow twin bed. It’s day 10 of a clinical trial where I am a helper to my daughter who has a form of Muscular Dystrophy called Friedrich’s Ataxia. There are no treatments, there is no cure and this

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