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David Sable

Social is Shaping the US Election--But Not in the Way You Think

David Sable | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
David Sable

There is much to learn from the current US presidential election, and that is without touching on issues and arguments. Those I leave to you, dear rea...

Star Trek to Mars--50 Years Goes By in a Flash

David Sable | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
David Sable

Fifty years ago I celebrated my bar mitzvah, the traditional coming-of-age ceremony for Jewish males at the age of 13. While its origin is spiritual,...

What Monday Night Football, Big Bang Theory and Google Have in Common

David Sable | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
David Sable

September 19, 2016, was a critical date for marketers. In fact, I'd argue it was a day when yet another devastating salvo was unleashed on the hordes ...

Most Tweeted Debate in History and Yet Least Understood

David Sable | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
David Sable

Trump or Clinton? Donald or Hillary? I apologize to my friends outside the United States for leading with the existential question we here are faced...

The Power of Vision: Elon Musk and The Wright Brothers

David Sable | Posted 09.26.2016 | Business
David Sable

And the naysayers nayed... First a Tesla crashes, tragically killing its occupant/owner/"driver" while it was on autopilot And then.... The Falcon ...

When Virtual and Reality Get Confused

David Sable | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
David Sable

Game of Thrones... Which after six seasons and a steadily growing global audience, watching across all platforms, continues to break records and win ...

What Does a Newspaper Stand For?

David Sable | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
David Sable

DIGIBABBLE is being taken to a new high... The Newspaper Association of America, the trade group that has represented the interests of major newspape...

(VIDEO) Putting People First Helps To Understand, Cope With Disruption: Y&R CEO David Sable

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.12.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

To fully understand business "disruption," according to Y&R Global CEO David Sable, it pays to revisit the Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalogue--circa 1894....

Illiteracy Might Not Be What You Think

David Sable | Posted 09.05.2016 | Business
David Sable

People First is a platform for development way more powerful than Mobile First; Digital First or even Pokemon First...forgive the sarcasm....

I'm Not Interested in Converting... Despite What Facebook Says

David Sable | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
David Sable

Do they really know everything about you? No...I'm not talking about your parents, significant other or best friend...but I will return to them... I...

The Olympics Are Over...But The Story Tail Is Long

David Sable | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
David Sable

I've admitted to being a sucker for the Olympics. But, truthfully, I am a sucker for those moments that, to me, are redolent of what the Olympics are...

Inequality is Not a Plus or Minus Game

David Sable | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
David Sable

Inequality, in mathematics, describes the relationship between two values when they are different. Expressed in its equation form as "a≠b," that is...

Think Twice Before You Call Someone a Dinosaur

David Sable | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
David Sable

When I became CEO of Young & Rubicam, an industry website famous for its anonymous postings called my company a dinosaur, with all of the associated i...

The Race is On -- So Help Me Pick a Winner

David Sable | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
David Sable

And the race is on! Wherever I have been in the world, the last few months, nearly everyone has asked me about the upcoming elections in the United S...

Why Are Ideas Shrinking If We Have So Much Information?

David Sable | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
David Sable

Confirmation Bias...the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one's existing beliefs or theories while giving disproportionately less ...

From Ripples Come Tsunamis

David Sable | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
David Sable

A few short weeks ago, I--along with thousands of others--walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is on...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: David Sable, Y&R

David Shing | Posted 07.14.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Cannes has changed a lot for the good. The promise of it was that it was about pure creativity, so you saw stuff that would win, but it might have ta...

Mobile vs Mobility

David Sable | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
David Sable

We just arrived home, having beat out traffic jams and a thunderstorm...not to mention having caught up with everyone we needed to and, yes, planned t...

Brand Me is Bigger Than Opting In

David Sable | Posted 07.04.2016 | Business
David Sable

We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. -- Manageme...

Brexit Bregret -- Or as The Economist Asks: "How Did the Wisdom of the Crowds Fail So Spectacularly?"

David Sable | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
David Sable

"Brexit: Europe stunned by UK Leave vote" - BBC Stunned seems to be the most used, operative word around the world, regarding the results of the UK v...

Are You Living Up to Your Personal Digital Potential? Does it Matter?

David Sable | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
David Sable

[T]he [US] government reported disappointingly slow growth and continuing stagnation in productivity. The rate of productivity growth from 2011 to 201...

Ode to Ali

David Sable | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
David Sable

I wish I had met him. I wish I had known him. But I did have two brief encounters with him that helped cement my love for what he stood for.

To Know You Is To Not Really Have a Clue...

David Sable | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
David Sable

Who am I?

I Have Met the Algorithm and It Is Us

David Sable | Posted 05.30.2016 | Media
David Sable

Facebook is biased! Facebook is hijacking the newsfeed! Facebook could change the course of the US presidential election!!!! Facebook will make us ...

The Tech Smokescreen Fighting Regulation

David Sable | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
David Sable

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and Constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human min...