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Be Open to Transformation

May 15, 2020

Fear, uncertainty, and discomfort are your compasses toward growth. We must let go of the life that we had planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.” Joseph Campbell Has there Read More

Staying connected is important—a message from SMPS leadership

March 17, 2020

Here at SMPS HQ, we want to express a spirit of solidarity and to share with you the support you can expect from us in the coming weeks. Throughout our membership, people have the mandate Read More

Gifts We All Have

December 5, 2019

“At the end of the day, who you are, what you do, and how you show up in the world is special and unique. When you think big, show up bold, and share your uniqueness, Read More

What Really Matters

November 7, 2019

Sometimes the truth comes at us like a freight train—speeding and uncontrollable. This happened to me the other day. What if, instead of thinking of the holidays as a chore, you think about it in Read More

Fall: A Fresh Start and New Beginning

September 13, 2019

It’s that time again. Back-to-school time, that is. We’re in the midst of our firm’s planning sessions for 2020, and the SMPS year has officially kicked off. If you’re like me, you get all geeked Read More

SMPS Announces the 2019-2020 Board of Directors

September 4, 2019

Alexandria, VA (September 4, 2019) – The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 board of directors. The new board took office on September 1, 2019. “This year, I am Read More

Final Thoughts and a Fond Adieu

August 8, 2019

The Society’s vision is “Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership.” As I was thinking about my last Marketer QuickLook message to you as president, I thought I would share four thoughts that helped me transform myself Read More

Spring Has Sprung

March 4, 2019

The grass is starting to turn green. The weather is warming up, at least for some of us. And as we progress into the year, we get a little extra light because of daylight saving Read More

Forget the Resolutions: Do Something Different in 2019

January 10, 2019

Wow, where did 2018 go? It seems the older I get, the faster and faster the years go by. As the calendar turns to a new year, many will focus on a new resolution (or Read More

Do You Really Know Where Your Career Is Headed?

September 23, 2018

Sometimes the career path we initially choose is not the path that ultimately leads us to success. If you would’ve told me when I started my career in the early ‘90s that I would be Read More