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Adam Kmiec
Attended University of Minnesota; Curtis L. Carlson School of Management
Lives in Chicago, IL
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A very determined face. Bowling with bumpers is serious stuff.
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Life Magazine's iconic photo of the VJ Day celebration in Time Square has a familiar community backdrop...The Walgreens Times Square store. Discovered this while pulling some content from the archives for a presentation. Pretty cool.
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Thrilled to rejoin the Walgreens family in my new role as Sr. Director Social Media and Content. http://www.thekmiecs.com/walgreens/im-rejoining-walgreens/
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This is what I love about natural light and shooting wide open. This may in fact be the best photo of Cora I've ever taken. For those interested, this was shot with my Nikon D700 and Nikon 35mm 1.4 at 1.4.
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Tremendous, rich and robust article on Quartz that gives a window into Apple's roadmap, a year before Steve Jobs' untimely passing.

http://qz.com/196005/the-steve-jobs-email-that-outlined-apples-strategy-a-year-before-his-death/

This passage really stuck out to me "ship iPad 2 with amazing hardware and software before our competitors even catch up with our current model" - I often say Speed Wins. If you set the pace, you control the race. That's a famous riff on a Steve Prefontaine quote. It's very true in just about everything we do, across all business verticals and business maturity states.
In 2010, a year before his death, Steve Jobs outlined Apple's strategy in an email to the company's 100 most senior employees. He heralded the "Post PC era," vowed "Holy War with Google," promised to "further lock customers into our ecosystem," and warned that Apple was "in danger of hanging on to old paradigm too long." The email...
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Great feature by the Facebook team to let you see your history from the last 10 years...or in my case, the last 6. Create your own here: https://www.facebook.com/lookback/
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I'm sharing an ad? An ad that was a pre-roll? It's an awesome ad. Well done Heineken.
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"Moving fast enables us to build more things and learn faster. However, as most companies grow, they slow down too much because they’re more afraid of making mistakes than they are of losing opportunities by moving too slowly. We have a saying: “Move fast and break things.” The idea is that if you never break anything, you’re probably not moving fast enough."
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When enterprises grow large they cannot move as fast, due to their size. That is indeed why they try and creat small nimble entities to drive innovation.
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Sr. Director, Social Media and Content For Walgreens
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Chicago, IL
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Camden, NJ - Brooklyn, NY - Minneapolis, MN - Omaha, NE - Pittsburgh, PA - Sussex, NJ
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Leading Social Media & Content For @Walgreens. Dad to @corakmiec & @johnpkmiec. Love ironing, bourbon and BBQ. Living life, like I stole it.
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I'm constantly looking to keep the information and knowledge flowing. Sometimes I'm learning from others and sometimes I'm sharing. Ultimately it's about becoming better today than I was yesterday.
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Took on the Dagwood Challenge and won
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  • University of Minnesota; Curtis L. Carlson School of Management
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