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Peter Shankman
Works at The Geek Factory, Inc.
Attended Boston University
Lives in New York, NY
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Brilliant show I've shared it.

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I did a thing! If you haven't heard, I have one of the top-rated ADHD podcasts on iTunes, and the NY Post has printed my op/ed on the drugging of our children for being different. Feel free to read, and take a listen to the podcast if you'd like, as well! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/faster-than-normal-podcast/id1087851721?mt=2
This year, Americans will spend more than $8 billion on members of the stimulant family, in a desperate attempt to keep squirmy school kids with ADHD glued to their chairs — or sometimes, even thei…
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Greatness is in the mind
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This constantly makes me happy. :)
Replaces the text 'Millennial' with 'Snake People'.
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Saying “I don’t have the time to do something” is inaccurate at best, and at worst, a sign of weakness. Everyone has the…
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Scholarship rolls right off.... .. . . . .
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https://shankman.leadpages.co/adhdhangout/ - Anyone want to find out how I survive with ADHD, and even thrive? Check out the free webinar I'm doing on it - For no other reason than to be nice. :) 
Using ADD and ADHD to your advantage in the real world: The stuff you probably don't get from doctors, because I'm not one. I use my ADHD as a superpower, and I'd like to show you how. For free, no strings attached, because it's a nice thing to do. Claim My Spot Now! November ...
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who cares about the alphabet world. You're the best, in mine, and apparently in te world over. i love you
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One of my over 20 talks in 13 days in Australia. I'm pretty proud of this one, honestly. :)
Entrepreneur Peter Shankman inspires high school students to succeed by telling them they have a responsibility to do good.
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Lovely!! You go Peter!!
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Patience, patience, patience! And, always remember what they were talking about before they went off on that last tangent 😆
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The question isn’t “why am I so happy all the time,” but rather, “what do you get out of being so angry?” Both are choic…
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Positive in awaitence
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‪#‎StraightTalk‬ One of the things most people don't realize about me, is that a lot of my success comes from knowing myself really, really well. For instance - I know myself well enough to remember, every single day, that at any given moment, I'm no more than three bad decisions in a row from being homeless on the streets. So I focus every day on not allowing myself to make the choices that would take me down that road. Join me on Tuesday as I talk about how I've learned to manage my ‪#‎ADHD‬ and use it as a powerful force for my success, knowing that it's the only choice I have. http://bit.ly/adhdhangout
Using ADD and ADHD to your advantage in the real world: The stuff you probably don't get from doctors, because I'm not one. I use my ADHD as a superpower, and I'd like to show you how. For free, no strings attached, because it's a nice thing to do. Claim My Spot Now! November ...
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Thank you for doing this. 
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Blog post: Use this one trick in your next job interview to determine if the company cares about their employees: http://bit.ly/1kf0gcL
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Six ways you're networking wrong, and how to improve: http://bit.ly/1ifYisd 
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"Stop looking for people who can do things for you, and start looking for people for whom you can do things!" Excellent advice. 
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Tagline
Husband, Father, Cat Father, Entrepreneur, CEO, Skydiver, Ironman... Told I'm smart about customer service, marketing, PR, advertising, and social media.
Introduction
PR Week Magazine has described Peter as “redefining the art of networking”, and Investor’s Business Daily has called him “crazy, but effective”. Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a dose of adventure, and make it work to your advantage.
Bragging rights
As far as I know, I'm the first person to text in free fall, and one of my tweets, randomly enough, wound up as one of the top ten tweets of 2011, as judged by ABC News and Twitter. See www.shankman.com for more.
Education
  • Boston University
    1994
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Gender
Male
Birthday
August 6
Work
Occupation
Currently, I'm multiple things: A keynote speaker, a corporate consultant, a best-selling author, and an entrepreneur by design and necessity.
Employment
  • The Geek Factory, Inc.
    Founder and CEO, 10 - present
    Once a PR firm, now a holding company for my random ideas to brew and bubble into magic.
  • Vocus
    Vice President, Small Business Evangelist, 6 - 3
  • Help a Reporter Out (HARO)
    Founder, 10 - 3
    Founded (and sold) Help a Reporter Out (HARO) - The world's largest source repository, connecting thousands of journalists to sources, every day. More at http://helpareporter.com
  • AOL
    News Editor, 10 - 1
    One of the original editors of the AOL Newsroom, back in the day when AOL - WAS - the Internet.
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New York, NY
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