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BMW Helps Me Choose My Bike!

Fitted for a BMW from TamelaRich on Vimeo. How cool is this?  I have more footage on the Performance Center itself…will post that next week.  THANKS, BMW!

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Shiny Diner, Good Samaritan, Buckeye State

As I’ve admitted elsewhere, I have an affection for shiny things, so when I saw a gleaming stainless Denny’s Diner at the bottom of the exit ramp in Zanesville, OH, I had to check it out. I was headed from my brother’s, who’s been teaching me to ride one of …

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Positivity!

Major developments for the road trip this month! The Charlotte Observer’s social media columnist, Eric Frazier, wrote about my trip and how I’m using social media to promote it and update followers along the way. He got the worldwide scoop on BMW Motorad’s involvement — they’re sponsoring me with a …

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Social Media: Ethics & Best Practices for Attorneys

Like financial professionals, attorneys bear the burden of using good sense and propriety online.  Would that everyone bore a similar burden! (but I digress). Friday morning I co-facilitated a continuing education seminar for the Mecklenburg County Bar on social media with Andy Ciordia and Ted Claypoole . The attorneys asked great …

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Newtonian Physics and Balancing a Motorcycle

When it comes to motorized vehicles, my brother has a sixth sense for matching people with rides.  He can ask five questions and tell you the three cars that will most satisfy you in any price range. With another five he can nail it and spare you the test driving! …

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April Road Books

On my business blog I feature a monthly column called “Book Lust” which highlights books on nonfiction topics like global development, finance, communications and current events. This travel blog will feature books about the regions I’ll travel this summer along with those on  motorcycles, women in mid-life with a dose …

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C’mon, Caribou!

I’m putting social media to all kinds of use on the pre-trip.  Let me tell you about Facebook’s power: in one evening’s search I found a group of women motorcyclists from Canada and the US who are riding to a central(ish) meeting point in Cheyenne, WY in support of the …

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April Book Lust: Special Travel Edition

[note] Regular readers know I’m planning a major road trip this summer across 20 American states. This month’s Book Lust features American travel-related books on the regions I’ll be passing through and a special contribution by the inimitable Paul Denlinger on a place I hope to one day visit: China. …

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Where To?

Here’s my route. Details are sketchy, but I know I’m leaving Charlotte, NC on 6/26 and passing through Cheyenne, WY on 7/8-9 with the Conga III ride to benefit breast cancer research. I‘ll be in Bend, OR with my co-author for the High Desert Trader’s Conference 7/18-22. Please weigh in …

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Presentation Note Taking

This morning I co-presented a workshop on social media for real estate agents with Andy Ciordia and Beth Griffiths.  The Broker In Charge asked us to provide the presentation in advance so that she could print it out for everyone to  take notes on. This is what people ask you …

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