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June 3, 2016

Yacht Rock Friday at Nebo

The email went out Monday a week ago:

“As some of you may have heard, we will be switching it up this year and celebrating the start of summer not with a pagan sacrifice to an ancient, profane god, but with Yacht Rock Friday aka ‘Smooth Grooves and Booze’ aka ‘Adult Contemporary Christmas’ aka ‘Johnny’s Ramadan’.”

May 23, 2016

The Advertising Paradox: Leading in an Industry that Objectifies My Gender

The advertising world has a problem. It’s ads like this:

May 13, 2016

The Difference between Content Marketing & Copywriting

“Content marketing” in the digital sphere has been around since the Internet became a household staple, when users slowly started to grasp how they could leverage the World Wide Web to share information. In the 2000s, blogs rose through the ranks to become the go-to resource for anything you needed to know, whether it was personal style tips or how to remodel your house on your own. Fast-forward to 2016, and content marketing is at the top of everyone’s to-do list, from Fortune 500 companies to Aunt Jane with her handmade soaps.

May 11, 2016

An Intern’s Perspective on the Importance of Preparation

Woman in Scuba Gear preparing for a dive

Imagine yourself immersed in a tropical paradise, almost 100 feet underwater off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico. The water is clear as you swim by endless colors of coral reefs on top of sandy valleys. It’s the most extraordinary dive you have ever performed… until you realize your tank is low and you didn’t pack your spare air.

With scuba diving, it’s all about preparation. After all, great preparation leads to a greater dive. The same can be said for preparing for an internship.

May 5, 2016

A Comma Misconception: A Follow-Up

Magritte-The Pilgrim; comma mustache

It’s been three years since the landmark article "A Comma Misconception" was published. We sat down with the author to discuss how the piece came about and how his life has changed since it took the world by storm.