@cookjmc authored, Leadership

Perspectives from an American in Poland- truths never learned.

I decided to share a few of my personal travel experiences on Facebook, with the idea that if I share them inside and outside of my circle, they will go farther, and maybe provide some sense. I feel strongly that in our education system, we have had limited exposure to horrific truths. Yesterday I experienced one walking the… Continue reading Perspectives from an American in Poland- truths never learned.

@cookjmc authored, Content Development, Leadership

The most important marketing research project I’ve taken on- ancestry. My genealogy.

Critical Thinking as a Path to Research As a marketer, I'm research oriented by nature. I enjoy looking up and verifying facts, knowing that the internet is not how you learn, it's how you use your critical thinking to build stories/assumption or outlines based on truths. As I embark on a last minute trip joining… Continue reading The most important marketing research project I’ve taken on- ancestry. My genealogy.

@cookjmc authored, Cooking

Sundried and Roasted Cherry Tomato Shallot #Risotto. | Facebook

See on Scoop.it - Jenn's CuisineJennifer Houdek Cook's insight:I'm single in SF cooking for 1, and most often, for a few friends. Sometimes planned, sometimes not. I try and make whatever is in my kitchen work for me! Follow along on my Facebook page and enjoy the journey of cooking from a place of love,… Continue reading Sundried and Roasted Cherry Tomato Shallot #Risotto. | Facebook

@cookjmc authored, Branding, Leadership, Marketing

Rejuvenating Enterprise You- Your Personal Brand

I wrote this blog in 2009. Your personal brand is your most valuable asset in an ever-evolving workplace full of transition rocked by our modern economy. Do you have one? Who is your enterprise?   Original blog posting 2009- my very first blog. You Are Your Brand I thought I would begin my first blog… Continue reading Rejuvenating Enterprise You- Your Personal Brand

@cookjmc authored, Hunger, Leadership, Women and Business

I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For… Remembering to be Grateful with Glide

If ever I am looking for a reason to be thankful, yesterday will remain be a very good experience to cherish in my heart. Glide is an amazing organization that supports so many people in our community of San Francisco. They feed hundreds of people a day, provide shelter for those that don't have a… Continue reading I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For… Remembering to be Grateful with Glide

@cookjmc authored, Leadership, Women and Business

Inspirational Leadership by Design- The New Wave of Brave Leaders

Last week I had the fantastic opportunity to attend Dreamforce. I didn't go to attend the sessions, I went to attend the keynotes. And along the way I was amazed as to how much the keynote speakers were aligning to where I am in my career path and life in general. The messages I heard… Continue reading Inspirational Leadership by Design- The New Wave of Brave Leaders

@cookjmc authored, Business Strategy, Content Development, Marketing

Success Stories From Scratch

See on Scoop.it - Marketing The daunting task of developing customer success stories often overwhelms marketeers leading to inaction. There's an easier way to get started and deliver customer success stories from scratch.   Cookjmc's insight: Resharing an article I wrote a year ago that still holds true. When it comes to success stories, be… Continue reading Success Stories From Scratch

@cookjmc authored, Leadership, Marketing, Social Media

How Miles and Social Media Brought Out the Very Best in My City

I admit it, when I heard that SF Make a Wish was going to transform San Francisco into Gotham City, I had chills for many reasons. Every child and adult has a favorite superhero and a concept of what that means. We've watched most of the movies and even cartoons as kids. Batman for me,… Continue reading How Miles and Social Media Brought Out the Very Best in My City

@cookjmc authored, Branding, Leadership, Marketing

Ready, Set… Launch! The Journey in Launching a New Brand for a SMB

This was something I started to write when I was working with a former client- and I just ran across it recently and thought to finish it up and publish it. It's not the "definitive how-to guide" type of document, but there is some good insight and aha's to keep in mind when launching something… Continue reading Ready, Set… Launch! The Journey in Launching a New Brand for a SMB