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Last Minute Holiday Gifts, Gets & Getaways

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As much as holiday shopping is a thrill-filled function, it can also overwhelm amid the glut of retail marketing messages asserting deals, steals and grand gifting opportunities galore. With so much to choose from, here’s a short list of a few tried-and-true gifts, gets and getaways that are well-suited for a holiday spending spree. ***** […]

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Five Must-Visit Southwest Vacation Destinations

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Whether for a stress-relieving holiday getaway or vacation in the New Year, or for experiential gift-giving targeted to those on your “nice list,” travel is top of mind for many this time of year. With that in mind, I wanted to share a collection of my top travel picks of late in the American southwest […]

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Autobiography Turned Film: Defying the Odds, Forgotten Boy Triumphs

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::: Hope for the Holidays: December 1st digital release of the USA Today Best Selling Memoir, “A Chance in the World,” reveals how lauded global executive Steve Pemberton’s disturbing, tremendously moving and highly inspirational story of persistence and perseverance has resulted in a legendary corporate executive career and ‘paying it forward’ advocacy work for kids […]

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Surprising Way Customer-Centric Antifragility Helps Companies Safeguard Against Inevitable Future Uncertainties

::: How supply chains—and other organizational systems—can move beyond resiliency and achieve true ‘antifragility’ in order to meet modern challenges and expectations ::: The convergence of social and demographic trends, consumer behavior and new technologies like the blockchain, mobility and various facets of “the cloud” are continually re-shaping mission-critical business areas across industries, and the […]

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Five Frugal Wine Gifts Under $40

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If you’re wondering what to get the oenophile in your life this holiday season, there’s certainly no shortage of options—for better or for worse. But, can you actually impress without doing major damage to your bank account? You betcha! Here are 5 wine gifts under $35 sure to satisfy: The Dreaming Tree Wines Cork Speaker […]

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Grand Gift Ideas for a Holiday Shopping Head Start

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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday looming, many are already strategizing how to take advantage of the throngs of deals and steals to be had. And online shoppers are poised to make an indelible mark given their collective spending power—a retail category that’s demonstrated exponential growth year after year. According to Statista, around $72.3 billion […]

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Five Reasons to Attend the 2018 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

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San Diego, CA. With the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival set to take the San Diego gastro-scene by storm for its 15th year this coming Nov. 11-18, there is a cornucopia of flavor-fueled activities poised to satiate the hearts, minds and palates of foodies throughout the week-long fest. As always, the event will showcase […]

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Six Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

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In a marketplace that can be ambivalent about purchasing luxury goods, particularly among Millennials and the Gen Z set, one game-changing bedding brand—cloudten—is garnering more than its fair share of A-List attention. Beyond an array of performance athletes like tennis pro Genie Bouchard, NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens and United States Olympic […]

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