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Randall Kenneth Jones
Works at MindZoo
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Naples, FL
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Eventually, each of us is going to have two jobs: caregiver and caretaker. The first focuses on the physical care of a loved one; the latter carries an emphasis on shepherding their legacy.
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Topic: Personal Branding: At work, at home and everywhere in between. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 7:30 a.m. to­ 8:30 a.m. Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples CLICK HERE TO REGISTER We (shou...
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Mitchell Gold's ongoing fight to end discomfort By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News Mitchell Gold, co-founder and “chair-man” of home furnishings company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (MG + BW), wants to make people comfortable—in every sense of the word. comfortable [kuhm-fer-tuh-buhl]  adjective Providing physical comfort: a comfortable chair. Free from stress or anxiety: comfortable in one’s surrounding...
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By Randall Kenneth Jones When The Goodman Group—the development and management company for East N...
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Suze Orman: the teacher, the friend, the confidant, the brand By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News It’s practically impossible to write about time spent with personal-finance wizard Suze Orman using a detached, third-person journalistic voice. Why? Suze Orman excels at leaving no financial or emotional stone unturned—she lives to get personal. Orman’s response
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So happy to have worked on this wonderful event. Alzheimer's care has come a LONG WAY!
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There would be no Kathie Lee and Hoda on TODAY without this wonderful woman!
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Want to get out of Jury Duty????
I recently found a foolproof way to get out of Jury Duty: be myself. Our story begins with my receipt of a personal invitation to attend the coveted jury selection process at the exquisite Collier County Courthouse in Naples, Florida. How could I refuse such a lovely offer? Ironically, this was my first dip into the jury pool and, though I have
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Mitchell Gold, co-founder and chair-man of home furnishings company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (MG + BW), wants to make people comfortable — in every sense of the word.
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Happy Easter!
My bunny issues began when I was seven years old. In the middle of the night, the Easter Bunny stood outside my bedroom door and observed me for what seemed like hours. I should have taken this as a sign: When I grow up I am going to be a lobbyist for the Fur Information Council of America and begin a very personal bunny eradication process. Besides,
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Occupation
President, MindZoo; Founder, RediscoverCourtesy.org; Columnist, Business Class; Humorist, AttackBunnies.com
Skills
Marketing guru, business humorist, professional-courtesy advocate, branded-content writer, creative-development consultant, and entertaining motivational speaker .
Employment
  • MindZoo
    President, 2001 - present
    “Once Upon a Time” are the last four words a business or organization wants associated with their brand. Founded by Randall Kenneth Jones in 2001, MindZoo continues to help clients tell their story in a powerful and compelling way. Whether it is words or images, marketing or public relations, print or online—MindZoo understands that all business communication is meant to sell something: a product, a service, or an emotion. If you’re looking for a happy ending to your organization’s story, let MindZoo help you tell your tale.
  • Business Class
    Columnist, 2012 - present
    “Business Class” is an exploration of positive business principles selected from interviews with high-level executives, business leaders, and business-savvy celebrities. Subjects and contributors include Regis Philbin, Jack Hanna, Magic Johnson, Phil Beuth (former President of Good Morning America), Jack McKinney (former NBA Head Coach), Michael Feuer (co-founder and former CEO of OfficeMax and co-founder and current CEO of Max-Wellness), Darrell Hammond (Saturday Night Live), Mimi Chapin Gregory (France’s National Order of Merit), Nicole and Alana Feld (Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey), Bob Emfield (co-founder, Tommy Bahama), Karna Small Bodman (journalist, political insider and novelist), Peggy Post (Director, Emily Post Institute) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer, One Life to Live).
  • AttackBunnies.com
    Humorist, 2007 - present
    Through a series of no-holds-barred essays, Randall Kenneth Jones introduces us to the characters who have shaped his character including his “nemesis,” ABC News’s Elizabeth Vargas as well as his former boss at Satan, Inc. Jones’s greatest gift is his honest and humorous portrayal of the “workplace” through his understanding of the diverse definitions of “work” as relating to jobs, parenting, relationships, community affiliations, friendships and sometimes, the work involved in simply getting out of bed each morning.
  • RediscoverCourtesy.org
    Founder, 2011 - present
    A project of Jones’s Naples, Florida-based agency MindZoo, RediscoverCourtesy.org hopes to shed a positive light on the benefits of professional courtesy relating to business relationships, written and verbal communication, profitability, proactive thinking, ethics, loyalty and business operations.
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marketing guru, business humorist, professional-courtesy advocate, branded-content writer, creative-development consultant, and entertaining motivational speaker
Introduction

Marketing Guru. Writer. Speaker.
Creative Guru. Humorist. Leporiphobe.

Marketing guru, business humoristprofessional-courtesy advocate, branded-content writer, creative-development consultant, and entertaining motivational speaker Randall Kenneth Jones is the creator of RediscoverCourtesy.org and the president of MindZoo, a marketing communications firm in Naples, Florida.

A self-described “professional storyteller,” his portfolio includes work performed for such household-name clients as TJMaxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Pier 1, Walgreen’s, Carter’s, JCPenney, GEICO, Sears, The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and more.

As the creator of RediscoverCourtesy.org, a national professional-courtesy initiative whose mission has landed him on Public Radio’s Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal and CNBC.com as well as inside the pages of Smart Business Magazine.

His column, Business Class,” is an exploration of positive business principles selected from interviews with high-level executives, business leaders, and business-savvy celebrities. Subjects and contributors include Regis Philbin, Jack Hanna, Magic Johnson, Phil Beuth (former President of Good Morning America), Jack McKinney (former NBA Head Coach), Michael Feuer (co-founder and former CEO of OfficeMax and co-founder and current CEO of Max-Wellness), Darrell Hammond (Saturday Night Live), Mimi Chapin Gregory (France’s National Order of Merit), Nicole and Alana Feld (Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey), Bob Emfield (co-founder, Tommy Bahama), Karna Small Bodman (journalist, political insider and novelist), Peggy Post (Director, Emily Post Institute) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer, One Life to Live).

Jones’s “confessional development” series, AttackBunnies.com, has showcased him as “a whimsical combination of David Sedaris and Dale Carnegie.”

He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.


Bragging rights
Randall Kenneth Jones has appeared at the Sugden Theatre in Naples, FL as Norbert/The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Roger DeBris/The Producers, David O. Selznick/Moonlight and Magnolias, Andre/Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Rooster/Annie. For Shakespeare in Paradise, he directed The Taming of the Shrew and appeared as Bottom/A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He also appeared as Nosferatu in the independent feature film, Ninjas Vs. Zombies.
Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    1984
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