These days people communicate in funny ways. I often wonder if anyone is paying attention to the words they write down (forget what they say -- we eit...
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BlackBerry Inc. has sadly morphed into one more in a long list of corporate doofuses whose right hand and left hand refuse to communicate.
After a week here I believe that these leaders are childish and scared to change; and that Greek professional workers will never accept those in power.
Are you in business? You want to generate north-leaning numbers? Locate something you can tout that will make people feel horrific -- and then explain why you're around to lean on.
There's a Kurt Vonnegut short (very short) story called Harrison Bergeron. In it the United States Handicapper General, under the auspices of the 211t...
This post has been a long time coming.
If you work for a living,
every now and then you are fortunate to have dreamy clients - the one...
This is not a rant. It's a reintroduction to something you knew in 2009 all too well: The Great Recession.
People tried to tell us it was over. I, li...
During the last mercurial cycle, I asked several super-successful types what killed businesses. If we can somehow work on eradicating a few simple mis...
The CEO of a fast-growing software company recently smacked me with a question: Why should he hire RLM PR, a 13-person firm, instead of a so-called na...
Despite the initial promise of sleep learning, the general consensus in the scientific community is that such research is outdated. However, the same collective seems to be taking another look at sleep now.
Can we get rid of this two week hiatus--and move on over to 1/04/10? Do we need the time off that badly? Am I Scrooge-worthy? Or am I just sensible?...
"Personal Branding" is a term that gets bandied about at every cocktail party despite not having any real discernible meaning.
These 10 years have been so difficult to define; even before the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and even the hardly explicable 1990s ended, we knew what they meant.
Hey everyone; guess what! The chips have now fallen ... so go get some off the floor.
As you know, unruly children make the kidless nuts! Pals complain about their messy homes all the time. I tell them: "I didn't tell you to have them."
A state that recognizes same-sex marriage is entitled to have its "public act, record, and judicial proceeding" (and marriage is arguably all three) respected by all the other states.
The success of Angela's Ashes taught us that the most popular stories that seem to resonate with readers and spur new and positive changes are often the true ones.
The issue before the Senate is simple: Is the nominee qualified to sit on the Court? The answer: Yes. All the kvetching about how a nominee's race shaped her worldview is for the cameras, baby.
I am sick of all this idle chatter. And then....
Last night millions (100? 50? Does it matter?) watched the annual crowning of their Idol on FOX. Ye...
Being famous means being memorable, never forget. Big corporations want characters. Buzz is about who talks about whom. That will never change.
From whence will the Newspaper Renaissance hail? It will start with papers moving away from their belly-buttons and instead examining their core businesses.
We can't perfect our lives and our world is far from it, but we can perfect the perfect PDA. Or nose hair trimmer. Or card shuffler (note to self: time to get one of those).
Amazon moved gay, lesbian, and transgendered books to their Adult section. They say it was a re-categorization error which would have been a plausible excuse if they corrected it immediately.
Whoever did the training for Spitzer should go back to selling shoes -- it's that simple.
Chances are things are going to get bad before they get better. This is where you earn your stripes as a marketing pro.
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