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Jim Mitchem
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I've never seen/heard this speech before, but it resonates. #poetry   #kennedy   #JFK  
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JFK on poetry and power (Amherst College, 1963)
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Read a book about a conflicted copywriter who hears voices and who has a gun. And other stuff. http://minorking.com  #SummerReading
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Write well or die. 
Everyone writes. But not everyone writes the kind of content that businesses need today. Smash Communications helps solve that problem.
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If you want to know why nine out of the 10 poorest states are located in the hyper-religious South, look no further
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What a gloriously controversial week. #SCOTUS #LoveWins 
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Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.
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Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us. pic.twitter.com/oeOMt2qgmh— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015 The Grey Lady made the Internet sick to its collective stomach today when it...
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There comes a day when you realize that you've become the kind of old man you once detested. For me, that day was last Saturday.
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Great story, old man. Did you go home and look at your dimples in the mirror? :-) +Jim Mitchem
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A MONSTER wave near Margaret River – hailed as “probably the biggest ever ridden in Australia” – has left a surfer in hospital with a broken leg.
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Whether you like it or not, here in the USA we don't take kindly to discrimination.
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It's 2pm on a Monday and Jim Mitchem would rather be writing, or spending quality time with his family. Instead he's sitting outside of Starbucks in record breaking heat talking with me, so we can bring you an exclusive look inside the mind of a writer. We discussed everything from trusting the ...
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Writer. Communications tactician.
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  • Smash Communications
    CEO, 2001 - present
    We help companies create sustainable marketing programs.
  • Boxman Studios
    Marketing, 2009 - 2015
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Writer. Consultant at Smash Communications. Debut novel Minor King out now.
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I'm a writer who works in business. I go on adventures in my head. http://www.obsessedwithconformity.com
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On Being a Writer - obsessed with conformity
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Crayon World - obsessed with conformity
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A look back at childhood by a child in adolescence. A poem by my daughter, Crayon World.

Reinvention
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I’d like to introduce you to my new old company, Smash Communications. And I’d like your support in helping launch it. As you probably know,

Florida Man
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I was born and raised in NE Florida, just south of Jacksonville near St. Augustine. The best days of the first half of my life happened ther

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A place where baby elephants find "surrogate mothers"

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If you've spent any time on Twitter lately, you've no doubt seen the hashtag #meerkat. This new iOS app was debuted at SXSW, even though Gar

A Remarkable Recovery
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I recently underwent a procedure to clear up some future skin cancer on my face. I was using a product called Fluorouracil which attacks can

ACES / American Crocodile Education Sanctuary
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ACES, American Crocodile Education Sanctuary in Belize crocodile rescues, croc relocations, croc research, and croc education

Wear Sunscreen, Kids
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A few years ago I was diagnosed with a form of skin cancer. A few months later, cancer appeared on my face. I've since gone back to the derm

Swim Meet
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Upon entering the indoor pool, you remove your sweatshirt. It's a rainforest. The kids go off on their way to fraternize with their fellow s

Life Inside the Hurricane
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When my wife and I married, I wasn’t a big fan of children. They were ok. Over there. It wasn’t that I didn’t like them, I just wasn’t aroun

Amy Winehouse and the Big Lie
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Singer Amy Winehouse died on Saturday at the age of twenty-seven. I didn’t listen to her music, so I can’t pretend to be sad that she’s gone

Coming To
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The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Minor King. This is from Chapter 14, where the protagonist, Jim Christianson, is confront

The Art of the Elevator Pitch
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So you've got a great business concept. Awesome. And because it's yours, the whole thing makes perfect sense. However, when you explain it t

Unbucketable
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I am not a blogger. I'm a writer who, since 2008, uses a blogging platform to share ideas. And I've done a good job of using the platform to

Postcards from Belize
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Over the past year my family spent a month in the enchanting nation of Belize - home to the nicest people, best food, and amazing natural be