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Our Extreme Culture: Is There a Way Back?

The language of extremes has become commonplace.

How many times can we be told a movie is “the most poignant drama of our time” or an actor has given “the best performance of his life”? Is there any reason to believe people who tell us an event is “unprecedented,” or a tennis exhibition features the “perfect match-up,” or a piece of jewelry is “one-of-a-kind?” What turned frisbee into “extreme frisbee,” and what distinguishes kickboxing from “ultimate” kickboxing”?

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Laura Pasternak to Speak at SMPS Event in New York

MarketPoint Principal Laura Pasternak will be a featured panelist at the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) event, Iron Marketer, in New York City, on February 18. The event explores the role of research in developing satisfying business relationships. Read more

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MarketPoint to Present at 39th Annual NCMPR Conference

MarketPoint Executives Michael Zimmerman, and Laura Pasternak will present “Challenger Brands: Competing Against the Four-Year Schools” at the 39th annual conference of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), in Chicago, on March 11. The presentation has been designed to help community colleges establish a solid marketing position and boost enrollments. Read more

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Laura Pasternak to Speak at ASTD’s Berrett-Koehler Book Marketing Workshop

Laura Pasternak, Principal and Chief Brand Strategist for MarketPoint, LLC, will speak at this year’s Berret-Koehler Book Marketing Workshop.  The event is sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), and will be held at the association’s headquarters on June 17, in Alexandria, Virginia. Read more