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4 Persuasion Tips from a Brewery Tap Room Manager

Today’s post was written by Brett Slater, Chief Social Media Officer at The Latimer Group. In addition to my work with The Latimer Group, I also work in the tap room of a local craft brewery in the tourist town of Boothbay, Maine. On any given summer Saturday, I interact with literally hundreds of people […]

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Dilbert Has Been Making Fun of Powerpoint for Over 20 Years

This post was written by Brett Slater, Chief Social Media Officer at The Latimer Group. Dilbert by Scott Adams has been poking fun at corporate culture and workplace communication since its inception nearly 30 years ago. And the above comic from last Sunday is a shining example — one that hits particularly close to home […]

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Don’t Be Anyone’s “Last Straw”

This post was written by Brett Slater, Chief Social Media Officer at The Latimer Group. True story: This is my Grandfather’s camel. Years ago, when my grandfather was in the day-to-day grind, he was in a job that frustrated him. So he bought this little toy camel, and snipped off a number of straws from […]

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Proof that Clarity and Simplicity Bring Good Fortune

Brett Slater here, Chief Social Media Officer for The Latimer Group. The above photo is of an actual fortune I got in my Chinese take-out last weekend. We had a great laugh about it around here. If you don’t want to listen to the team at The Latimer Group when they talk about getting to […]

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The State of the Union is “Distracted”

This post was written by Brett Slater, Chief Social Media Officer at The Latimer Group I admit, I only watched the first 20 minutes of President Trump’s State of the Union address last night, but something struck me as I watched. On any given panning shot of the crowd, attendees in the chamber – particularly […]

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“Yes” Moves the Conversation Forward

Today’s post was written by Brett Slater, Chief Social Media Officer at The Latimer Group. Improvisation fascinates me. A recent passion of mine has been improv comedy, and I’m a huge fan of jazz and jam bands, both of which lean very heavily on improvisation as a tool. Part of my fascination with the improv […]

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