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English Atkins (inglesita)
Works at Camelot Strategic Marketing & Media
Attended Texas A&M University
Lives in Richardson, TX
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"Right now, we have a tax code that no one can understand being enforced by an agency that no one trusts."
House Speaker Paul Ryan

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I have learned a lot from +martin shervington. Martin, +Mia Voss , +Christine DeGraff and +Paul Simbeck-Hampson were my first mentors on Google Plus when I had no idea what I was doing. They made it fun (and I need to get into the fun again). If you are wanting to create engaging content, build or grow an audience for your service or product, you should check out Martin's Plus Your Business Marketing Agency and Academy. You will laugh and learn a lot from Martin and all of his followers. He is very accessible and extremely knowledgeable about all things Google and Social. 

#marketing   #marketingtips   #marketingstrategy   #socialmarketing   #socialmedia  
 
The 'Plus Your Business' website - Marketing Agency, and Academy. (NEW)
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+Mia Voss​, you're welcome. It's been fun seeing your posts on FB. Please let me know if you are in the Dallas area again. I'd love to take you to lunch or out for drinks and meet IRL. ☺
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Like #trance ? You'll enjoy this groovy, relaxing playlist.
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Neil Gaiman with a whimsical and wise #qotd

Words to Inspire: Friday
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Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. -Neil Gaiman, author
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Hello madam. How are you today? you are very very beautiful. The people Texas very very nice. The face you very very nice. Be usually active and good look. Love bos.
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Texans leading the way for ... grammar??
C'mon, y'all! Now y'all have to admit that we Texans have been pretty darn smart about a logical and useful word for second person plural in English. Guess it's because we are so close to Mexico. The Spanish language has THREE options for second person plural - ustedes (most common) and vosotros/as (for fancy folks in Spain, Argentina and Chile). But we Texans are much more pragmatic. We'll stick with just plain ol' y'all. Hope y'all find our contribution to the English language helpful. :-)
English has no standard second-person plural word, and it’s time for that to change.
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Here'bouts we use "y'all" for second person singular and "all y'all" for second person plural. 
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My "alien DNA" is singing to Bowie's
Absolutely loved this emotional, intelligent, personal, and creative testimony about the impact that Bowie's life and work had on the life and work of my dear friend's brother. I know that many others share these feelings and are shaken by this loss. I couldn't express it so eloquently, but Bowie's power to change lives, inspire art, and make us superfreaks realize that we are not alone is an eternal gift to us all - humans and aliens.

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or: Everything I Know About Science Fiction Worldbuilding I Learned From David Bowie Words, even Bowie's own strange elliptical cryptic lyrical vocabulary, will never be sufficient to describe or d...
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Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching. ... I have been bent and broken, but -- I hope -- into a better shape.
-- Charles Dickens

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Wow. This quote hit me like a freight train. Seems that I can never catch a breath and am always tired. I've felt this way for at least the past 6 months. Can't keep up. I'm ready to jump from this merry-go-round.

Anybody have any tips for slowing down, being present, living with less and with purpose?  I'd love to hear them.

#productivity   #qotd   #mindfulness   #timemanagement  
This article explores our cultural desire for speed and its consequences. Slow, it turns out, is the best way to increase understanding and avoid-problems.
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Thanks, +Kathy D! You are so right. :-)
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"And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed."
John Steinbeck

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Bowie Reimagined
Two of my loves in one album - Bowie and samba. Never knew of Seu Jorge before. Thanks, +Google Play​! Just listened to Life On Mars. Incrível!! Muito bom! 
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Interesting times for Google/Alphabet 
Not sure how I feel about an AI genius overseeing Search. Machines getting closer to understanding what makes humans tick??

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Google said its longtime search chief Amit Singhal is retiring and will be replaced by John Giannandrea, an executive who has worked on machine intelligence efforts.
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+David Dickens - creepy! Maybe he is. How would we know?? :-) 
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Work
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Media Strategist
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Bilingual (Spanish/English), Media Planning, Digital Media, Traditional Media, International Media Strategy, Social Media, International Account Management
Employment
  • Camelot Strategic Marketing & Media
    International Media, 2014 - present
  • McCann Worldgroup
    International Media Director, 2002 - 2014
  • DDB Worldwide
    Associate Media Director, 1994 - 2002
  • Ornelas & Associates
    Media Planner, 1989 - 2002
  • Tracy-Locke
    Media Assistant, 1988 - 1989
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Richardson, TX
Previously
Dallas, TX - College Station, TX
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English Atkins is a Latin American media strategist by day, bookworm and tech geek in her free time.
Introduction
Single mom of an awesome 9-y-o son. Digital enthusiast, Chrome/Android/Google addict. Texan by birth, Latina en la corazón. Ironically, my name is English Atkins, but I have my degree in Spanish from Texas A&M.  Being bilingual and loving the Latin culture has led me to an exciting career and amigos fantásticos. Aggie fan during football season. Fiscal conservative, compassionate Christian who is pulled to the left on some social issues. When I'm not working or goofing around on the Internet you'll find me near the closest body of water or with my nose in a book - or both.
Bragging rights
Raising my son on my own (with help from fabulous family & friends). Geek badge: Early beta tester of the Cr-48!
Education
  • Texas A&M University
    Modern Languages
    Bachelors degree in Modern Languages Major in Spanish (3.4 GPA) Minors in English and History
  • Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
    Advanced Spanish
    Study abroad program in Santiago, Spain
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In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed
www.farnamstreetblog.com

This article explores our cultural desire for speed and its consequences. Slow, it turns out, is the best way to increase understanding and

Google Search Chief Singhal to Retire, Replaced by AI Exec
www.bloomberg.com

Google said its longtime search chief Amit Singhal is retiring and will be replaced by John Giannandrea, an executive who has worked on mach

Super Wines For Super Bowl - My Wine Tribe
www.mywinetribe.com

Assume that football means beer? Not necessarily. We have wine recommendations to pair with all of your fave game day snacks. Enjoy!

Five Time-saving Updates for your Wunderlist
www.wunderlist.com

Everyone loves a good surprise. And this week you’re bound to have a Wunderlist-shaped smile on...

How the Family of the Man Who Discovered Pluto Feel About Yesterday's Flyby
www.popularmechanics.com

Clyde Tombaugh's ashes sailed past Pluto yesterday. Here's how his children felt as the first close-ups came in.

Jeff Goldblum's baby was born on Independence Day
mashable.com

Actor Jeff Goldblum and wife Emilie Livingston welcomed their first baby, Charlie Ocean Goldblum, on a very fitting date: Independence Day.

Are Google+ Notifications About To Change? - Techaeris
techaeris.com

Google appears to be making some tweaks to the top bar in its products as Google+ adopts a new role in the company's portfolio.

Officer who told a teen his parents had died attends graduation in their...
mashable.com

Police officer Eric Ellison attended Kazzie Portie's high school graduation after the teen's parents were killed in a drunk driving accident

Clips – Move it!
www.moveitshow.com

A new web video series that explores the science and art of the $986 billion-a-year U.S. logistics business. Each episode takes you inside t

5 Ways Reading Makes You a Better Leader
michaelhyatt.com

The Science Behind Reading and Influence Pollsters say reading is in decline. As an author and former publishing executive, the statistics m

Wingstop files for $86.25M IPO - Dallas Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com

Dallas restaurant chain Wingstop has filed paperwork for an $86.25 million stock debut on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol WING.

A Guide to Google+ Collections - Plus Your Business
www.plusyourbusiness.com

Google+ has a new awesome feature called 'Collections' and here is a guide covering just about everything you'll need to know!

Google’s new Handwriting app can read your chicken scratch and turn it i...
www.digitaltrends.com

Google released Handwriting Input, a keyboard plugin that allows users to use finger or pen to write text by hand.

The Man Booker International Prize 2015 | The Man Booker Prizes
www.themanbookerprize.com

Welcome to the Man Booker International Prize 2015. The Man Booker International Prize recognises one writer for his or her achievement in f

Let's connect at SMMW15! - Martin Shervington
www.martinshervington.com

Inspired by Chris Brogan on this one, here are my thoughts about how we can help each other out when we connect at the event!

Can Tony Haile save journalism by changing the metric?
www.cjr.org

The company that wants to deliver journalism from a decade of digital bloodletting is perched like a physical metaphor in an office six stor

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mobileenerlytics.com

Estar. Because mobile devices are not mobile if they are plugged in. Get it on google play. Find energy-efficient apps ... Energy Rating. Ju

Air Pollution Levels In Perspective: China And The US
www.statista.com

This chart shows daily average particulate pollution (PM2.5) in the 10 worst Chinese and US cities.

The freshest, most delicious Chinese food I have ever eaten. We eat here at least once a week. Try the fried fish (with sauce or with jalapeños and garlic); the mustard greens w' tofu; the sesame cakes; the fried pork chops with jalapeños; the Chinese broccoli; any of the soups. My advice is to look at the food people are ordering around you and ask for whatever looks good. Get outside of your comfort zone and be amazed!
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reviewed 10 months ago
My son has become a different person since participating in Sun Lee Taekwondo. He is more disciplined both at home and at school. The after school program is fantastic and my son usually comes home with his homework completed. The emphasis that the school places on personal responsibility, self-control, respect of parents/elders is really making a difference in my son. Master Jason and the other instructors treat you like family and you can tell that they truly care for their students and want them to succeed in life. I highly recommend Sun Lee.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Dr. Harrington is fantastic with children. The staff is very friendly and they offer lots of nice services - free Starbucks coffee while you wait, other concierge services. However, if you need to watch your finances, be warned that their accounting office is unorganized at best and fraudulent at worst. Get quotes and pre-determination in writing before committing to treatment. The cost their business manager estimated I would have out-of-pocket after insurance was only 40% of the cost that I ended up being charged. I had to pay more than double their original quote. I realize that navigating the complexities of insurance is not easy, but that is the business manager's job. Not being able to provide estimates within +/- 15% should be unacceptable. The runaround played between their accounting office and my insurance company cost me a very unwelcome financial hit at the end of the year.
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