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Heading to the Vertical Challenge Finals!

Vertical Challenge LogoWe’re packing our bags for a great ski weekend in Vermont! Saturday is the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge finals at Okemo Mountain Resort. Representatives from 11-year series presenter Chevrolet will be there, and from the other generous sponsors we’ve been working with this past year: D’Angelo, Frito-Lay, Irving Oil, Muscle Milk, Neuro, and Rockstar Energy Drink.

If you missed seeing the Infusion Studio-designed posters hanging in your local supermarket this winter and are wondering about the Challenge, let me fill you in.

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Say No to Networking?

I recently read a Forbes article by a successful businesswoman who proposed that “saying no should be your top resolution in 2013.” A few years ago, Stephanie Chandler was feeling so overwhelmed, she decided to trim her schedule, drastically. The first thing to go: “all those darn networking meetings.” For her, it worked. But it’s not the answer for everyone, especially not for me at this point in my company’s growth.

In my daily tweets (@InfusionStudio1), I share a specific article I find inspiring or thought-provoking in some way. On Monday I picked a FOXBusiness column by Ivan Misneron what he calls the “networking disconnect.” (Simply put, if everyone at a networking event is there to sell themselves, who are the buyers in the room?)
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