September 10, 2013

Marketing to People with Disabilities: It’s Good Business

Mark Hogan and I have known each other for the past 12 years. We have become friends, through our wives friendship. Recently, we’ve had the opportunity to share marketing stories with one another. Over coffee this morning, I mentioned this wonderful video produced by Guinness. Mark has a very well-written blog. He takes a look at businesses with an interesting marketing platform then goes in-depth about their successes and failures. I have enjoyed reading his
April 29, 2014

Shocking Photo by Shaq – No One Cares. Everyone Watching Donald Sterling

America wake up! While Donald Sterling’s comments were idiotic, hurtful, and certainly newsworthy, did you see what Shaquille O’Neal posted about Jahmel Binion? If we are going to be outraged about racism shouldn’t we also be outraged at discrimination against individuals with disabilities? You can’t turn on the television, radio or the internet right now and not know what Sterling said. He doesn’t want his girlfriend hanging out with his African-American employees – members of
June 5, 2014

Our Ability – June 5 Press Release

For immediate release: Contact: Doug Hamlin (518) 339-6046 JUNE 5 OUR ABILITY FUNDRAISER TO FEATURE NYS CANAL CORPORATION DIRECTOR BRIAN STRATTON 360 mile Journey will once again focus on everyone’s Abilities Our Ability, Inc. will embark on their second annual Journey Along the Erie Canal later this month. To draw attention and financial support to their effort, a fundraiser will be held at the Skaneateles Country Club on Thursday June 5 from 6:00 to 9:00pm.
October 2, 2015

Guest Blog: Sodexo Employees Celebrate the Abilities of Others for #NDEAM – Part 1

Sodexo Employees Celebrate the Abilities of Others for #NDEAM – Part 1 By Autumn McReynolds, Employment Brand Sourcing Manager Do you know what the “world’s largest minority group” is? Often unseen, disabilities are more common than most people know. For me, however, this has always been top of mind, having grown up with a grandmother who was unable to walk, a close family friend with a learning disability and a former coworker with an intellectual