How To Defeat Mental Swampass

“When there is nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire”- STARS The weather outside in Florida isn’t the only thing that has been funky. Recently, there has been many life changes that have left me a bit in of what I like to call “mental swampass”. What this means is that,…

Destructo After SOBcon: 5 Ways To Change Your Life

“Is this real life? Yes, Chris… SOBcon is real life…” After SOBcon, a three day social media/business/blogging mastermind convention in Chicago. I feel like the David After Dentist kid, it’s hard to step back into reality after three days of being surrounded by some of the most caring, innovative and successful people in the business.…

Yammin it Up At TedxGreenville!

Last week was a rollercoaster, it started out not so good (as most of you know my father Cpt. Spauldad has been in the hospital), however ended with a great accumulation of returning to my past in Greenville and inspiration for the future. Greenville, South Carolina… where this whole social media career started for me,…

Lifestyles of The Self-Employed!

At Destructo HQ, things can get a little bit nutty like any office. Phones ringing, dogs barking, tweets tweeting and the occasional burp or two from Cpt. Spauldad. Ever since I was a little destructo, I knew that my work would not take place in a conventional office setting, I think I saw the movie…

Why Conan is Still A Winner to Me.

Today late night host Conan O’ Brien posted a statement to the New York Times announcing his decision to pretty much end this whole “Lenogate” and NBC mockery.Another casuality of the ratings game after NBC decided to move Jay Leno back to the 11pm spot. It’s okay if you think Conan is not funny, that’s…

What Is A Social Media Expert?

What is a social media expert? Some will say… if you have $500 dollars and an hour of your time, they will be more than happy to tell you what they do. I honestly don’t have a definite answer for this question, as I think of everyone as astronauts in social media. Social media is…

Destroying Your Boredom: Silly Life Goals

Silly Goals Only…. Here at Destructo Deviations we are starting a new feature called “Destroying Your Boredom” where every week i’ll ask my twitter followers to answer one question. It will be a question to help you explore your inner self and motivate you to destroy your boredom. Answer the question posted on my Twitter…

Tweetup to The 80’s: The Aftermath

Well, we all survived the first Castle Tweetup! I met a few new faces I had been chatting with on Twitter, it wasn’t really a tweetup to network but to experience something new. The DJ’s at The Castle in Ybor were spinning the best 80’s tunes and videos, I hadn’t seen this Max Headroom- Art…

Identity Crisis? Create A Press Kit!

The Miss Destructo Press Kit One of the most important things you can do as a creative or freelancer is to CREATE your identity and MAKE a press kit.  When I became unemployed many months ago this is one of the first things I did.. Now, it isn’t a golden ticket to a job. I…