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The Long and Short Game of Accountability

By Aladdin Glasco May 1
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We all have responsibilities but I don’t believe that everyone has the integrity to do what is right by those responsibilities when nobody is watching. Not that everybody always does what they are supposed to do when they are being supervised, but I do think supervision is a good hack for committing to obligations in the short term. However experience has taught me that the long term game of being held accountable for your responsibilities is more about self awareness than it is about being watched. Continue ► “The Long and Short Game of Accountability”

Faith and Chaos over Crisis

By Aladdin Glasco April 20
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There is no crisis or state of emergency in my household, but there is plenty of chaos that I am able to overcome with hope, faith and perseverance. It has been about three weeks since the birth of my twin boys, Alister & Theodore. And even after my 16-month-old daughter Alyse had returned from the care of her grand parents while my wife and I were in the hospital, and for us to come home to be outnumbered by our children, I have yet to feel truly overwhelmed. Continue ► “Faith and Chaos over Crisis”

Getting Back on the Brand Wagon

By Aladdin Glasco March 23
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A couple things that I’ve learned developing the MrGlasco brand of commentary and creative content surrounding design, casual video gaming and practical health & fitness since 2013, is that adaptation and innovation are never ending and ongoing processes. This comes with the territory of being online, as the Internet is constantly changing and evolving along with end-user attention and novelty within a community. Additionally, the on-again, off-again execution of my early brand testing revealed to me that adapting and innovating aren’t only for the sake of adjusting to an audience and a market, adapting and innovating my brand has also been necessary to further develop my own self awareness. Continue ► “Getting Back on the Brand Wagon”