When a fellow author challenges his readers to answer the question “why do you write?” I felt compelled to find and share my reasons.
I use to write poetry all the time and today it felt like the only outlet to share my thoughts.
Recent events have reminded me that it is time to refresh some of my personal security skills.
Check out my appearance in the latest promotional video for TripIt.
While out hiking with the family I took a tumble into a waterfall and strangely enough it taught me several things.
While I never thought I’d ever do a shoe review, there is a first time for everything.
The family and I had fun learning about saving for college and eating tons of free ice cream at the WGBH FunFest.
Please join me in the effort to help #ElectrifyAfrica
Family fun travel to Frederick, Maryland made for a great long weekend.
Come out this Saturday for some ice cream, fun and learning on the next stop of the 2015 U.Fund Dreams Tour, presented by Fidelity & MEFA at the WGBH FunFest.
Ever made a decision that you wish you hadn’t. Did you regret it and wish you could go back and change it?
If it scares you a little bit, it might be the perfect thing to do next. Get out there and enjoy the adventure of life.
Some advice on balancing your kids screen time and sunshine during summer vacation.
Another day and another horrific crime committed because we continue to hate people who are different than us.
Thursday morning and my head is full of thoughts on a variety of topics.
After plenty of soul searching, I think I’ve come to realize that teaching is more important to me than I ever knew.
The fresh spring air has me craving outdoors time.
Once again Misfitcon has occurred and once again it has had a profound effect on my life and all who took part.
A quiet morning has me reflecting on how much I love having stable and fast Internet in my house so that things run smoother.
Last night, I took part in a panel to discuss “The Once and Future PR Professional” put on by the Publicity Club of New England and hosted by SHIFT Communications.
It was an intimate conversation that covered a lot of ground.
I was honored to be on the panel with Steve Quigley from Boston University, Erica Seidel of The Connective Good and Liz Segran from Fast Company. We were moderated by Amy Lyons, President at SHIFT and she did a great job keeping the conversation flowing and everything on track.
We discussed how colleges need to evolve to insure that students are graduating with the skills the marketplaceRead Full Post
I have a new found appreciation for the ballet after getting invited to a sneak preview of the latest work from The Boston Ballet.
A random pile of wood in the woods or something more. You decide.
Being called Professor Chapman for the first time was an absolute thrill. Here is what I learned in my first semester as an adjunct professor at Bentley University.
During #GiveLocal15, I was on site to document and share throughout the day. Now that this successful national day of giving is over, I wanted to share some of the great marketing work I saw from nonprofits around the country.
Advice on how to get better results from the photographs you are taking on your phone.
Photographs I took on a walk around San Francisco this weekend.
A new dog story begins in the Chapman family with the adoption of our new little girl Roxie.
Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we began judging people on their actions rather than their beliefs?
Everyone seems to have an app these days, but I discovered on a business trip that the Verizon FiOS Mobile App was a very useful one for me.
Ever wondered what young voters are looking for from presidential candidates? I was, so I asked my class last night.
Speaking at WTFconf brought me to the Santa Ynez Valley, but the great people and super wine will bring me back.
To celebrate my father’s 60th birthday we headed to the woods of Vermont for some quality time together.
My time at SXSW this year was different than in previous years, but it was another step in the constant evolution of this event for me.
This year during SXSW, I’ll be running a social good campaign called Sync Your Ink for Social Good. Come and see me!
When an opportunity knocks, are you going to be able to open the door?
We only had a week with our exchange student, but I have a feeling we’ve created a lifelong bond.
Phone manufactures need to take a look at the Motorola DROID Turbo and implement some of their features.
If you know a brand who wants to be part of something amazing at SXSW, we need to talk.
Managing the Gray focusing on tolerance, beliefs, love, life and how to make the world a better place.
One little word that I think would improve so much for all those around us.
Winter in New England means snow and this year we certainly have plenty of it!
As a proud graduate of Bentley University, I’m excited to announce that I’m teaching my first class there as an Adjunct Professor of Marketing.
It wasn’t until I was asked to write this post that I realized just how much television we are watching. Maybe too much?
Dylan was invited to take part in the United States kick off event for Action 2015 in Washington, DC.
Marcus had reached the age when boys went through The Awakening and returned as men. That is if they returned at all.
A look back at some of my favorite photographs I took in 2014.
The beginning of what I hope is a trend of me sharing writing of the non nonfiction variety.
I’m not big on predictions, but when people ask, I’ll respond.
A yearly exercise of choosing three words to focus on in the new year instead of easy to forget resolutions.
Anyone else think that today is a weird day every year? That Monday between Christmas and New Years.