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Barely Legal (And Desensitized)

August 31, 2016
Barely Legal (And Desensitized)

In 1983, when I was just 11-years-old, I made a pact with my friend Sam. When we turned 18, we were going to go downtown and hit every seedy place in the area. In other words, we were going to hit every strip club, every adult book store, and every adult theater — places with […]

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How To Get Better

July 31, 2016
How To Get Better

My first book had major problems. One of the reviews somebody posted said, “A joke, just like David Hooper himself.” Had I known things would work out this way, I don’t know if I would have done it. But “you don’t know what you don’t know.” Because of this, I’ve continued to release books, learning […]

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A 21-Word Sentence That Will Guarantee Your Business Success

June 30, 2016
A 21-Word Sentence That Will Guarantee Your Business Success

Was out having dinner with my wife a couple nights ago and a song in the background caught my ear. It sounded familiar, sort of like old school Memphis soul, but I couldn’t place it and I knew from the recording quality it was newer than that. Took out my phone, opened up SoundHound, and got […]

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A Remedy For Pain

May 30, 2016
A Remedy For Pain

This isn’t a political blog, but when it comes to marketing, there are a lot of lessons to be learned from politics. I find what’s happening with Donald Trump especially interesting. When I wrote about him last year, Trump had support from 24% of Republican voters. Today, he has so much momentum, everybody else has dropped […]

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Have Employees? Read This.

April 4, 2016
Have Employees? Read This.

#1 – PERCEPTION = REALITY Of course, it’s totally possible that there happened to be two disabled drivers, both in “Mantis Green” McLarens out that night… #2 – NOT TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PEOPLE YOU HIRE When a patron asked about the situation, here is the response she got from the restaurant manager… We apologize […]

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The Truth About Snapchat

March 30, 2016
The Truth About Snapchat

When I turned 30, I remember going to the gym and thinking, “This isn’t as easy as it used to be.” The same thing happened when I turned 40. And here I am, once again, in a similar situation regarding my new book… Last year, I started working on a manuscript with the working title […]

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