Friday

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July 2016

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Reflections: Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award

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As I received the Young Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award and reflected on my accomplishments and the last seven years of entrepreneurship, one thing comes to mind.  I could not have paid thousands of dollars for a better education than what life experiences teach us daily.  Every […]

Friday

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July 2015

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Wednesday

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July 2015

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Tuesday

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July 2015

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Dream Downtown

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I recently flew to New York City to attend an event for one of my favorite groups, M2M (Marketers to Marketers.) Every six to eight weeks, I am fortunate enough to be able to reconnect with these incredible ladies and discuss all things marketing and […]

Thursday

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June 2015

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Tampa Bay Eats!

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“It’s easy to impress me. I don’t need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I’m happy. I’m satisfied. I’m content.” -Maria Sharapova Once I stepped foot back in my hometown of Tampa, I felt like a kid […]

Thursday

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April 2015

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Top Promotional Products To Make Your Brand Memorable

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“Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” – Seth Godin As the owner of a promotional product company, Ali Specialties, people constantly ask me how they can raise their brand awareness in the community. My response? Networking in combination with the effective use of the […]

Thursday

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April 2015

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Thursday

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March 2015

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6 Years, 6 Lessons

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“Life is a journey, not a destination.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson I have to pinch myself when I think that Ali Specialties has been in business for six years. When I started the company from my home in 2009 I had no idea what to expect. […]

Monday

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March 2015

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Action Separates the Dreamers from the Doers

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“The most effective way to do it is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart We all know what happens when January 1st rolls along. You set new goals for yourself. The goals are crystal clear, and you create a mental picture of the end result. […]

Tuesday

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February 2015

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How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking

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“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” Thomas Carlyle  In 2012, I was elected as the chair of the University of Tampa’s Board of Counselors. I […]