Keeping It Real: A simple question: “Is that what you’re wearing?” Answer: “Basspole.” Or something like that.

Posted On October 8, 2019

You can now find my Keeping It Real commentaries via your favorite podcast app. Search for Keeping It Real with Cam Marston. Or tune in to Alabama Public Radio Fridays at 7:45am or 4:45pm. Today’s episode – A seemingly simple question that gets an odd reply.

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A ministry of hope: helping the marginalized find their way into the workforce

Posted On October 4, 2019

When many of us see panhandlers “flying signs” alongside the road, we only see someone looking for a handout. Matt Armbruster sees people who need someone to believe in them. Armbruster, our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working With Cam Marston,” operates Ransom Ministries, which teaches life and work skills to marginalized people […]

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Keeping a funky beat takes more than talent, it takes hard work and perseverance

Posted On October 2, 2019

What’s more important to success? Talent? Or hard work? Obviously, that may depend on what you’re trying to be successful doing. For a musician like Stanton Moore, drummer for the New Orleans funk band Galactic, we might assume that talent would be king, that how far he is able to go in his line of […]

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The Coach Belittled an Audience Member. It infuriated me.

Posted On September 23, 2019

On this week’s episode of Keeping It Real, I retell the story of watching a coach’s speech and how he broke one of the cardinal rules of public speaking. For more Keeping It Real commentaries, search for them on your favorite podcast site or search Keeping It Real with Cam Marston on Facebook.

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Think your information is secure online? You might want to think again

Posted On September 23, 2019

Think your computer is secure? Think passwords are a devious prank the IT department invented to drive us all crazy? Think the Dark Web is a working title for the next Spider-Man movie? Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working With Cam Marston” begs you to think again. Glenda Snodgrass is president and […]

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Not Just Dorms: Filling a niche by creating a space that feels like home

Posted On September 11, 2019

The foundation of entrepreneurship is identifying a need and providing a solution. Shawn Cushing did just that. When her oldest daughter left for college, she was shocked by the amount of money and effort that parents put into furnishing and decorating their children’s dorm rooms. And she thought she could do it better. So in […]

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Think you know iGen? You might need to think again

Posted On September 9, 2019

What do you think of when you think of iGen? A bunch of teens glued to their devices, posting selfies to SnapChat and following the latest trendsetters on YouTube? Maybe you don’t know them as well as you think. A report from the British Institute for Practitioners in Advertising referenced at PRWeek.com recently found that […]

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Making it in the restaurant business is about more than just the food

Posted On September 6, 2019

Does a restauranteur ever get tired of foodies trying to pick his brain? Not Chris Rainosek. “No, not at all, because I am one of them,” Rainosek, owner and head chef of The Noble South in Mobile and our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working With Cam Marston,” says of food aficionados. “It’s […]

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Scrap that top-down thinking: Listening to your employees is important

Posted On September 3, 2019

If one were to read a book by a man who built a scrap metal business that includes 77 locations and handles 3½ million tons of recycled metals a year, that book would be about recycling scrap metal. But the book that George Adams, owner of California-based SA Recycling, decided to write isn’t about recycling. […]

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How to stand out: the differences between manners, etiquette and protocol and why they matter

Posted On August 30, 2019

Have you ever been invited to a formal dinner and didn’t know what to do? Been in a meeting and weren’t sure if it was rude to check your smartphone? Joined a conversation in progress and didn’t know how or when to introduce yourself? Our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working With Cam […]

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