Transparent Opacity

Transparent Opacity

Regular readers of my ravings know it’s the rare occasion, indeed, on which I agree with Harvard Business Review (HBR). But, as Grandpa O’Brien loved to say, “It’s the exception that proves the rule.” Case in point: I found myself in...
The Era of the Era Era

The Era of the Era Era

In a post I wrote recently, a publication I cited mentioned the loyalty era. That got me thinking about how, when, and why we decided everything now has to be referred to as an era. It also made me wonder (1) what might have to transpire and (2) how much time might...
Sick … Again?

Sick … Again?

If you happen to be a parent or know anyone who is or was, you’ve likely heard the woes of back-to-school colds. If it happens to be the child’s first year of school, you can increase the occurrences of these illnesses exponentially.

Can We Talk About Lean Marketing?

Can We Talk About Lean Marketing?

After publishing last week’s post on Agile Marketing, I read something about Lean Marketing. Since I do my level best to keep pace with the latest gimcrackery (or quackery, if you prefer), I quickly leapt out onto the Web Searchosphere to see what all the buzz...
The First of November

The First of November

Happy November! There are only 60 days left in the year – you got that right we are 83% done with 2018. Have you started your Christmas shopping?