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About Q

Mark Quinn is a 20-year mattress industry veteran with a passion for presenting business in the best possible light. He works hard on strategy and culture, and has a business focus on leadership and marketing. Quinn believes every company is a media company and works hard in the digital space to bring products and stories to the right audience. Family comes first, and FAITH is a verb.

8 Years in the Rearview Mirror

Since I announced my resignation from Leggett & Platt, things have passed by as a blur. I want to thank Furniture Today, Sleep Savvy, Bed Times, Furniture World, and Home Furnishings Business for writing about my departure. As for Sleep … Continue reading

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5 Signs an Outsider Won’t Make It in the Mattress Industry

Have you ever heard someone say something like, “That person is coming from outside the industry and we all know how well that turns out.” There seems to be a strong bias that when it comes to managing business at … Continue reading

Leaving Leggett

Gail Sheehy is an American author and journalist and was quoted as saying, “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” That pretty much sums up where I am with this decision to … Continue reading

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Why Should You Care About Personal Brand?

You wake up every day, hopefully take a shower, and then head into your closet to select your uniform. Do you select pants that are two inches too short? NO, unless of course you are dressing up as a Sleep … Continue reading

Story of the Scullery Maid (re-tell this to somebody)

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley (the other half of Dos Marcos) In a moment we’ll get to the story of the scullery maid. First I want to talk about kids. During a career day panel, I … Continue reading

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