Keepin' It Real (Opinion)

Fridays at 7:45am and 4:44pm
  • Hosted by Cam Marston

Host Cam Marston brings us fun weekly commentaries (opinion pieces) on generational and demographic trends to provide new ways to interpret the changing world around us. You can learn more about Cam and his research at generationalinsights.com.

Theme music: "Tchfunkta" by Stanton Moore featuring Charlie Hunter and Skerik

On this week’s episode of "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston discusses the research his company has done on employee benefits plan trends for the future, and how his findings on mental instability amongst today's youth concerns him...

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On this edition of “Keepin’ It Real," Cam Marston tells us about the night he proposed the idea of Yeti Caskets at a client dinner and, to his surprise, everything clicked from there…

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This week on “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam tells us about being a drone parent and how he’s trying to raise “free range” kids, but, ultimately, they’ll be messed up anyway…

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This week on “Keepin’ it Real,” Cam talks about using strange descriptions of scotch whiskey to describe other things he likes - and doesn’t like…

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On today’s edition of “Keepin’ it Real,” Cam Marston talks about how, wherever he goes, people think their city is unique. Well, it’s not. Except for, maybe, San Francisco…

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On this episode of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam explains how the travel bug that once bit is no longer biting, at least not right now. But that may change someday…

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This week on “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam tells us how he and his wife - no, he alone - set up guidelines for making new friends. The trick, he says, is to ask three times then walk away...

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On this edition of “Keepin’ it Real,” Cam deals with a deep coating of pollen, a busy travel season, and 21 stinking, literally stinking, fourteen year olds…

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On today's segment of "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston asks you to help keep the news out of the hands of frothy-mouthed people and still has a few more candied apples, if you’re interested... 

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Today on “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam Marston takes issue with the all too common question: “Who am I to judge?” and what it means when it comes to the content of a person’s character...

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On this segment of “Keepin’ it Real,” Cam Marston makes an argument for February 15th, the day after Valentine’s Day, being turned into a holiday called the National Day of Apologies and Reconciliation...

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On this week’s episode of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam Marston tells us about a video camera he found while cleaning a closet, and how he hid it from himself again…

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On this week’s edition of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam checks in from Toronto Ontario where the temperature is zero degrees and realizes people who live there aren’t being punished, they’re willing…

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This week on “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam ties together the government shutdown, balancing the federal budget, the sermon on the mount, and coupons...

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On this week’s  "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston tells us where he stands on the Marston Family Great Chain of Being and it’s nowhere near the top…

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On this week’s episode of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam Marston reminisces about his football playing days and how he hopes they’ll never ever happen to him again…

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On this week's segment of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam addresses an insight he’s had about the different communication styles between men and women which, he thinks, explains a lot…

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On this installment of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam tells us about the predicament he’s gotten himself into after volunteering to interview applicants for his college alma mater...

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On this week’s edition of “Keepin’ It Real,” Cam tells us about a Cold War-style escalation of Christmas lights on his street and wonders what’s wrong with his neighbors…

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On today’s “Keepin’ it Real,” Cam tells us about how the Elf on the Shelf came into his house, and left prematurely. So, if you have believers listening, beware…

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This week on "Keepin' It Real," Cam recounts something one of his college professors said about tall buildings in big cities and how, initially, he dismissed the whole idea...

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This week on "Keepin' It Real," Cam tells us how a conversation he had during a recent shoe shine caused him some deep reflection and the realization that, maybe, he’s been rushing things too much...

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On today’s installment of "Keepin' it Real," Cam discusses how the very same hardships that have shaped each of us into who we are today, we work to remove them from our own children’s lives...

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This week on "Keepin’ It Real," Cam  shares how he plans to introduce his children to a yard stick - the old school way...

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On today's installment of "Keepin’ it Real," Cam comes to grips with the fact that at his current age, he has fewer chapters ahead of him than he has behind him; and, he has no problem telling us exactly what he's decided to do about it...   

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Today on "Keepin’ it Real," Cam explores progress and how it impacts the next generation - using chicken as an example...

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On this week's episode of "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston shares his feelings about snacks at children's events...

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This week on "Keepin’ It Real," Cam Marston discusses helicopter parents who just can’t stop hovering over their kids...

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On this week's episode of "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston reminds us that kids these days - well, we made them...

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On our first episode of "Keepin' It Real," Cam Marston discusses how software and maps can help cultivate teamwork...

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