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All I Want for Christmas

As the Holiday finds continue on Music Friday, we travel back to a rare unplugged clip of John...
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Trust Us...it'll Qualify

For every really cool story in DMO-land (like yesterday's)...there are the bone-headed, the...
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Fighting Homelessness for the Holidays

As I noted in today's edition of the Z-News (subscribe here if you'd like to stay up-to-date with...
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The Grinch...on Steroids

The Grinch. A book by Dr. Suess. The television animation. Jim Carey. The Musical. And now, the...
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The Lure of Nostalgia

The last Howard Johnson restaurant in America closed earlier this year...victim, not of bad...
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Making Lemonade Daily

We are fans of Arnie Weissmann's columns in Travel Weekly...and we often link to the ones we find...
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Morgan's Christmas Mash

I first saw Morgan Myles four or five years ago at a Songwriters Festival in Virginia's Blue...
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Sure, Let the Embassies Run Tourism Promotion

OK...I may be missing something in the translation. But, this article from Travel Pulse certainly...
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Missed it By That Much

When I first starting getting links to a "story" out of an Atlanta metro newspaper serving, as...
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If I Was in My 20s

Maybe it's because I know (and love) Tulsa...and many don't. But, the newest move for this...
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Signs and Smartphones

My friend Amir Eylon (Longwoods International) shared this newspaper article with me last...
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The Power of a Gift

As we begin the month of Holiday-inspired Music Friday finds, it’s not a Holiday song…but a...
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Thankful

It is again that time of year to give thanks. We think of our friends across the country that...
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The Role of the DMO Board

We talk of it often. How today's DMO Boards seem to struggle with their role. Some seem to...
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Roy Clark

For most, he was best known as the host of the cheesy, country variety show "Hee Haw." From 1969...
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Sometimes, Loyalty is Over-Rated

I'm on a flight back to "the compound" after a great day ideating the future of Destination...
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Beautiful Dissonance

The GM of one of Philadelphia's most kick-ass steakhouses gathered us around the bar to show us a...
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Developing Your Conference Story Arc To Activate Participants’ Brains

Applying a story arc to the conference can activate participants’ brains. And you want...
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Back to the 60s

As a child, nothing heralded the approaching Holiday Season like mail-order catalogs. Sears, JC...
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The California Crisis Matrix

It always seems worse when you think you're in the middle of a crisis and believe that everyone...
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Use A Conference Story Arc To Shift Your Participants’ Brain Architecture And Strengthen Their Neural Connections

We are helpless story junkies says author, journalist, and storyteller Michelle Weldon. We...
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A Guerrilla Play

A few months ago in our client newsletter, we wrote about the South Shore Convention & Visitors...
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Darrell Scott

When he covers Sarah McLaghlan's "Angel," our friend Mike Massey often quips that it's the...
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If it's Too Loud, You're Too Old

That was a line from my wild, misspent youth, when hard rock overtook the land.  The science of...
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What's For Dinner Tonight?

If it's not Burger King's "Nightmare King," you must not live near one. I mean, really: The meat...
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