Hey there, I'm Alex Exum

I'm a marketing director based in Texas. I write about marketing, career development, and other random things.

Recent Work

The Delegation Traps

Are there downsides to delegation? As I have started delegating more work, I've discovered three traps to watch out for.

Two Lessons from Purple Cow

Seth Godin is one of the most respected marketing voices around today. I picked up Purple Cow because I had never read a book by Godin, and I wanted to see what all the hype was about. Here are two things I learned.

Seven Rules for Work

I’m pretty young, but I’ve been working for eight years. Along the way, I’ve tried to create rules that govern my work. Here are seven rules I try to follow every day.

Three Lessons from Rework

I picked up this book because I read about the company’s unique culture. They seem to enjoy doing work differently than most Silicon Valley software startups, and I wanted to know more about their rules for work. Here are a few things I learned.

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