I had been stuck on spin cycle in addiction for almost two decades. My wife had been incredibly patient with me but wasn’t too far from leaving. I became super lost, unhealthy, and was letting my addiction take over.

I was about to lose everything.

To be able to move…


In the last few months my wife and I have noticed our old mattress needed to be retired. We’ve been sleeping awful and we knew it was time for an upgrade.

I was tired (literally) of sleeping horribly and wanted to get a replacement in quick. I had of a…


Since Influencer Marketing has hit the scene in business one popular tactic has been having an influencer do a social takeover.

This is when the influencer gets the password and login for the brand’s Instagram account and post content for a day. …


this donut was so good…

Mistakes happen in business.

While we all have pure intentions ( I sure hope you do!) when doing business with customers flubs can happen. The risk in avoiding a mistake and hoping it will magically go away is that customers remember the wiff and not buy from you again.

Customers…


While we’ve seen a massive increase of companies adopting social media marketing into their overall company strategy, I’m still seeing executives struggle with investing in social. This leaves marketing teams frustrated and slows the growth of the brand.

I’m not going to point fingers at who’s at fault (actually I…


We see it all the time. People change jobs or get laid off. There is this unspoken rule that before your laptop is taken out of your hands you scribe ONE last email to #AllEmployees to inform them of your departure.

I see these all the time. People invite everyone…


In 2011 I was living with my wife and two kids working for my dads environmental consulting company in Farmington, NM. We’d been there about 2 years and life was pretty comfortable. …


Live video is gaining a lot of attention lately as social users are starting to engage with brands through Periscope, blab, and Facebook Live. I’ll share ways to use Live video for retail brands and how to pitch this to your team. …


My dad hung this wooden plaque in his office for years and I never knew the story behind it.

It looked like a sign you’d see from Yellowstone park explaining that you actually have to pay for lunch.

My dad finally told me the story.

He struggled in his under…


This last February my mom passed away. In the last seven months I’ve been on a Tilt-a-Whirl of emotions. You may have heard of an ‘emotional roller coaster’ but when my mom died I felt like there was constant spinning with a mix of up’s and downs.

My Relationship with My Mom

In the last…

Adam Buchanan

Marketing and Business Consultant | Public Speaker | Influencer Marketing Strategist | Author | Beekeeper

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