These days, companies clamor for consultation time with me, but when I began exploring a career in marketing, I was laughed at for the very creative spirit that landed me where I am today.
Early on in my career, I signed up to sell tickets for concerts and events. I was struggling to sell tickets for a concert with Lil Jon, and decided to integrate a little bit of silliness into my selling strategy. I created a mannequin (complete with a rhinestone grill) out of nylon, yarn, paint, and my younger brother's clothes. Then, I recruited a buddy to let me paint his car and drive it around the market with music blasting.
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Here was the glorious result: