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Chill while you can, big project coming your way.

Rick Littrell
Today's fortune submitted by:
Rick Littrell

Louisville, KY, USA

Rick Littrell will be remembered as a technology marketer and real estate investor. Rick was known for his innovative business development and leadership. With over 30 years of experience, he moved into real estate, investing in properties and trading mortgage notes. Rick founded multiple companies, excelling in marketing and international business. He was celebrated for making complex technologies accessible, leaving a lasting legacy in every industry he entered.

I was very sad to hear of Rick's passing. We worked together in AMA Boston and had became great friends.

Vacation's Creative Boost

Today's Marketing Cookie suggests giving your marketing team a break to 'chill' and relax before the 'big project' kicks off. While I recognize the potential challenges in coordinating time off, such as managing workflow and meeting deadlines, the benefits of well-timed breaks are undeniable.


Taking time off for a vacation with your family or for yourself is incredibly important. It’s vital to truly disconnect from work during this period. While it might be tempting to "check in" with the office to ensure everything is running smoothly, real downtime away from the desk is crucial for mental health and productivity. Before I fully embraced the concept of a proper vacation, I hadn't truly experienced the rejuvenating effects of completely unplugging from work duties.


On my first genuine vacation, I spent a week without my computer, simply enjoying time with my family on the beach. This break not only allowed me to relax but also rekindled my passion for drawing, something I hadn’t made time for in years. The physical and mental break helped me return to work with fresh ideas and renewed energy.


For marketing professionals, taking a vacation can be particularly beneficial. It’s a chance to step back from the constant demands of campaigns, client needs, and creative brainstorming. Disconnecting allows the mind to wander, often leading to breakthrough ideas and a fresh perspective on existing projects. Moreover, rested employees are more productive, engaged, and less prone to burnout, which contributes positively to both the quality of their work and the overall atmosphere in the workplace.


Encouraging your team to take dedicated time off not only supports their well-being but also fosters a more creative and productive work environment. Remember, a well-rested marketer is often the most creative and effective one.

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Rick Littrell

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Louisville, KY, USA

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"Kid's popcorn, candy and soda: $158."

What marketing says:

"Kid's discounted movie tickets: $8."

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