Chris Dessi, the CEO of Silverback Social and Creator of the Westchester Digital Summit, is turning 40 years old this week. I am lucky to have literally had the chance to work side by side with Chris. Our team learns from Chris multiple times a day and I thought what better way to honor him […]
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Snapchat is a photo-messaging app developed by a trio of Stanford University students and debuted in September of 2011. It didn’t take long for the app to grow, and by grow I mean over one billion photos shared within the first 13 months. The app, which critics pegged as only being for teens to send […]
Henry Ford once said “Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” As we delve in to a New Year, why not stay young and make 2015 one of the most successful years of your life? The concept of reading and surrounding yourself with those you can learn from is not new, yet few people make it […]
People often ask me what my favorite part of my job is. My answer is always quick and consistent: it’s that I am lucky enough to meet so many brilliant, driven individuals who are continually disrupting and positively changing the world. Many of these encounters come through meetings that I take with Chris Dessi. Chris and I are similar in that smart people fascinate us. We ask a lot of questions, we get excited, and sometimes we get scared that people are functioning on such a level. Mostly, though, we get inspired.
I am the CMO of Silverback Social, and everyday I am excited to meet new and incredible people because, frankly, that’s how I got here. My story is unique, but it’s the law of numbers. Start simple – one or two people a week and see what happens. Everyone is busy, so it’s your responsibility to make time whether its breakfast, lunch, drinks, or dinner. It might take two months, two years, or two decades, but it’s always worth it.
Growing up, I thought I knew everything. Seriously, just ask my friends or family. Parents nodding in agreement about their own kids can breathe a sigh of relief. Somewhere during, or shortly after college, I realized how little I really knew. I also realized that the things my father taught me growing up make a […]
Most startups have little to no marketing money. This fact forces companies to be creative, or in this case choose the option that is right in front of you. Take some time to build your own brand, it will help you meet more people who can help your business, more people who can help your career and it spreads brand awareness. Don’t feel like you have to be on TV, or an author like our CEO Chris Dessi
@AdamSchefter Enough is enough If you or any of the agents you sound off for have a problem with me, you know where to find me #BRINGIT— Richie incognito (@68INCOGNITO) November 03, 2013 There is no doubt the NFL adopts a “Band of Brothers” mentality. It makes perfect sense; only these players understand the physical […]