The New Prophet of Profit

The New Prophet of Profit

WE INTERRUPT THIS BROADCAST TO BRING YOU A BREAKING NEWS BULLETIN: THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPICS COMMITTEE (IOC) HAS JUST ANNOUNCED THE HOST COUNTRY FOR THE 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS WILL BE HELL. WE NOW RETURN YOU TO YOUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING.“Dude,” I hear you...
Fear

Fear

MEMORIAL DAY & FEAR Fear JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 30 May 2019 Is it Wednesday or Thursday? A three-day weekend can make it difficult to gauge the day of the week; although, in my estimation a third day off basking in sweet sunshine,...
Why Isn’t the Obvious Obvious?

Why Isn’t the Obvious Obvious?

I have connections, colleagues, and friends on LinkedIn — people like Leslie Hossner and Nelly Jebran — who are kind, astute, and generous enough to point out the differences, similarities, and relationships between words like accept and except, like than and then....
Educated

Educated

There is a huge difference between going to school and being educated. One definition of education is an enlightening experience.

The Devil and Content Marketing

The Devil and Content Marketing

In much the same fashion as content marketing and inbound marketing (aka marketing automation) are on the way out, SEO is on the way out. But it’s not on the way out because it’s proven its irrelevance, a la inbound marketing/marketing automation. Nope. It’s on the...
Just Do It

Just Do It

It’s pretty easy to pinpoint things that are important to us and keep us ticking. But how about when it comes to company values? Are those as easy to define?