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This is scary. Vote these people and their irrational fears away, please, by voting blue right now, blue in November, and then voting for hope and progress for years to come, with each new #drumpf. There are more people who don't let fear rule them, but they too often stay away from the polls.  I don't want this potential sad, scared version of our country:
A niche group of political scientists may have uncovered what's driving Donald Trump's ascent. What they found has implications that go well beyond 2016.
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Nearly three decades after I forcibly rejected all things Southern (including my accent, unless I get angry), I find mys…
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I took a deep breath and wrote then I let it sit in my drafts for hours before I hit send. #nomorestigma   #iamthe95percent  
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Researchers Discover Possible Key Trigger For Alzheimer's Disease

A group of the Lomonosov Moscow State University scientists, together with their colleagues from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences and the King's College London, succeeded in sorting out the mechanism of Alzheimer's disease development and possibly distinguished its key trigger.

The research is in Scientific Reports. (full open access)

A group of the Lomonosov Moscow State University scientists, together with their colleagues from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences and the King's College London, succeede
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His were the eyes of a man who has gazed into the abyss, and the abyss gazed back, and then he endorsed the abyss.

There is nothing I could possibly add to this article.

h/t @quinnae_moon on Twitter.
Standing behind Donald Trump on Tuesday was a man who has just realized his own mortality.
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We sat down with three of our executives to find out how they handled gender inequality throughout their careers: 
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What happens if Twitter gets long. A think about the thing. #brevity   #content  
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Full stack marketer, storyteller, digital connector, tattoo enthusiast, music lover, bookworm, wine and whiskey aficionado, foodie, kettlebelle

Author: Social Media Metrics for Dummies (June 2012, Wiley) BUY NOW!   (Like it? Review it!)

Author: Grande Guide To Social Advertising DOWNLOAD / READ

Contributor: Social Media ProBook DOWNLOAD / READ

Co-Author: the original Twitter for Dummies (June 2009, 2012 Wiley) Note: 2015 edition has new coauthors! Check them out.

Past Author Credits: Mashable, Profy, Blorge, StyleCareer, Eloqua, IMN, BzzAgent, Salesforce

I want to help your business tell your best story, then show you how to measure the results.

You can find me most frequently on Twitter @leslie (Say hi! I love making new connections.)

If you need help with marketing and with organizing your business around social results in all departments, tracking metrics or knocking your content marketing out of the park, call me. I'd love to help.

For a glimpse at the other things I do, check out my website (or just hit me up on social media and start a conversation with me about it - that's the real deal.)

Do you wonder what to start a conversation with? That's easy! I'm into music, books, movies, politics, psychology, sports and more. Find me and tell me what you're into. I want to know.

If you are here about the books I've written, or to collaborate on a writing project, hit me up on my web site.

Former McKinsey & Company, now BuoyUp, StoryEngage. I love what I do.

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Content Marketing, Emerging Media and Business Specialist, Author, Speaker, Teacher, Seeker, Doer
  • BuoyUp LLC
    CMO, 2015 - present
    Focused on helping the world.
  • Story Engage, LLC
    CCO, 2014 - present
  • McKinsey & Company
    Digital and Social Media Marketing and Content Strategy Expert Consultant, 2014 - 2016
  • Director of Content and Founder Magnitude Media; Leslie Poston, Writing, Speaking
    2004 - 2014
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