It’s Contagious!

It’s Contagious!

I haven’t seen any official announcements yet. But recent evidence indicates Harvard Business Review (HBR) and The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) may be joining forces. At the very least, WSJ seems to have caught whatever inanity has been plaguing HBR for years,...
Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

Working, as we do, with so many providers of software and services to the insurance industry (among others), we take particular delight and morbid interest in seeing the various … uh … research reports and their supporting graphics that come from the...
I Feel Like We Need to Stop Saying I Feel Like

I Feel Like We Need to Stop Saying I Feel Like

The phrase, I feel like, has become another blight on the language. It’s the equivalent of a synaptic knee-jerk. It’s something to fill time and conversational space, without thinking, in the hope that the person or people with whom you’re speaking...
Things Go Better With COKE

Things Go Better With COKE

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter, was born 13 years after “Things Go Better With Coke” was adopted by Coca Cola as its promotional slogan in 1963. And he was born seven years after it was retired by Coca Cola in favor of “It’s the...