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There is something that 90% of us admit to doing, and the other 10% will lie about.

That, of course, is Googling yourself.

As an avid follower of myself, and everything I do, I look forward to a weekly Google Alert that tells me all about what I've been up to. Unfortunately, it also tells me about the doings (and mis-doings) of people with the same name, such as this one about "Magic Mike":

Another first for the Pine Tree Festival and Southeast Timber EXPO is the multi-talented and entertaining Magic Mike Gilliland and his sidekick, Lollipop the Clown. Mike Gilliland mixes magic, comedy, and more into his show and has been entertaining crowds since he was 8 years old. Gilliland gets help in his show from a rabbit, dove, and even a dog.

I think I first heard about Magic Mike's act in the movie, The Aristocrats.

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Mike Gilliland

Product Marketing Manager

Michael Gilliland is author of The Business Forecasting Deal (the book), editor of Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions, and Associate Editor of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting. He is a longtime business forecasting practitioner, and currently Product Marketing Manager for SAS Forecasting software. Mike serves on the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Forecasters, and received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement award from the Institute of Business Forecasting. He initiated The Business Forecasting Deal (the blog) to help expose the seamy underbelly of forecasting practice, and to provide practical solutions to its most vexing problems.

6 Comments

  1. Mike - don't google yourself anytime soon... you don't want the Sunflower Market Mike Gilliland google results! As for me, I've done it before, but can't say that I've created a google ALERT but then again, I'm not the celebrity you are :)

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