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Monday Mash-Up ~ Vol. 2, Ep. 35

By Tom Ruwitch

Save Your Favorite Things from The Internet in One Place + How a Psychotherapist Transformed His Marketing To Sell More + “There’s always been a rainbow hangin’ over your head…”

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Why You Need to Clean Up Your Stinkin’ Thinkin’

By Tom Ruwitch

Back when he was a star catcher for the New York Yankees, Yogi Berra told a young teammate, “90% of the game is half mental.” OK, maybe Yogi wasn’t as good at math as he was at catching, throwing, and hitting. But he had a point. To succeed in baseball, you need mental focus and…

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How to Eliminate Guesswork and Catch a Big One…

By Tom Ruwitch

I just returned from a week in southern Wyoming where I gathered with high school buddies for some R&R and fishing. The first day on the North Platte River I stood knee-deep in the icy water. The only sounds: The rolling river, the occasional screech of a red-tailed hawk, and the “chirp-chirp” of grasshoppers… …and…

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Monday Mash-Up ~ Vol. 2, Ep. 34

By Tom Ruwitch

Ogilvy on Advertising + “The Moment with Brian Koppelman” + An Ogilvy Cheat-Sheet + Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Open Rates + My Favorite David Ogilvy Quote

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The Importance of Building Human Connections…

By Tom Ruwitch

I launched my new podcast, The Story Power Marketing Show, back in July. We’re up to eight episodes. Last week’s is a good one. It’s all about being HUMAN. The episode title: “Act Like a Human, Not a Humorless Robot (with Dr. Heather Walker)” The more human you are in your business, the more HUMAN…

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Monday Mash-Up ~ Vol. 2, Ep. 33

By Tom Ruwitch

Making “Intentional Connections” in a Remote Working World + What We Can Learn from Introverts + Decisive by the Heath + 5 Storytelling Secerts + Wise Words from the Guy Who Built THE Chocolate Factory

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Bruce Springsteen’s Ode to Fallen Heroes

By Tom Ruwitch

I usually don’t send emails on Saturday’s. But I make an exception today. In addition to Story Power Marketing, I run a thing called (ware)HOUSE Concerts — a venue in St. Louis where (before the virus) we would host intimate concerts in a space that can best be described as a warehouse turned into an oversized living…

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Client-Attracting Secrets from the Storytelling Hall of Fame

By Tom Ruwitch

Major League Baseball inducted three players into the Hall of Fame yesterday — including one of my childhood heroes Ted Simmons. So yesterday seemed like a good day for me to release my new e-book that features …5 legendary ads from the Storytelling Hall of Fame. The e-book title: 5 Storytelling Secretsto Help You Captivate Prospectsand…

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Cautionary Tale: How to Waste Money and Repel Prospects

By Tom Ruwitch

I came across this quote from Bill Gates the other day that makes a ton of sense: The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. For 19…

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Why I Dumped This Rotten Trickster…

By Tom Ruwitch

I got an email the other day with the subject line that said, “Receipt for P’pal payment…” It came from a marketer named Victory Akpos. I bought software from him last month. I couldn’t understand why Victory sent a receipt now, weeks after my purchase. I worried that, maybe, I accidentally signed up for something…

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