The Word “Friend”

The word “Friend” may have been generally devalued by Facebook brilliantly taking “ownership” of the word, but its all about how YOU use it, and the reputation you build. Always keep in mind… Your brand is what you do, your Reputation is what people Remember and Share. Since they were young, well before Facebook, I […]

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Events, Traveling and Relationships

The beauty of events and traveling is the ability to take relationships developed digitally to a face-to-face encounter that cements the connection. Most think this does not scale, but it does because when you make this a regular part of your travels, always reaching out and creating “moments,” others participate vicariously and feel a part […]

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Twitter and Friendship

For me Twitter and new friends have gone hand-in-hand from the beginning. And I’m not just talking about gaining followers here—I’m talking about true connection, forming relationships and making things happen. I’ve never “bought” a single Twitter follower for any of my profiles, yet I’ve amassed over 700,000 followers to date (and I’ve been active […]

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My father taught me the value of friendship…

12 Most Important Lessons We Learned from Dad via #10. Ted Rubin My father taught me the value of friendship, at all levels, and how important it is for you to be a friend first without expectation. He was always doing things for our neighbors… cleaning up, fixing things, helping out in any way […]

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Ted Rubin "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain."

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