The Market Doesn’t Emote

The Market Doesn’t Emote

We need to get a grip of our knickers, kids. We’ve become accustomed to being taken care of. We’re conditioned to thinking of government as a benign parent, guiding us along our painless paths with a gentle, altruistic hand. And we’re inured to...
Technology in Retreat?

Technology in Retreat?

Wow. This stuff is starting to come fast and furious now. Soon after I cited Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) in this post about the pitfalls (if not shortfalls) of data-driven content marketing (aka inbound marketing and marketing automation, two contradictions in...
Serendipity

Serendipity

Wow! Sometimes I just can’t believe how coincident (but not coincidental) life can be and, in my case (forgive me for personalizing), how charmed my life can be. Just as I was thinking I was on the verge of a mid-life crisis or some kind of long-term malaise,...
Ice Breakers for Agorophobes

Ice Breakers for Agorophobes

Every once in a while, you happen onto something that makes you appreciate just how hard life can be. On those occasions, you realize how much more sympathetic you can be, how much more helpful you can be, and how much better you can make other people feel as they...
For Adults Only

For Adults Only

With the publication of my new book for adults all but imminent — For Adults Only: How to Act Like an Adult Around Adults (it’s for adults) — I’ve decided to offer a few excerpts here to gin up interest and, ideally, multi-million-dollar sales. WARNING:...
My Favorite Aphorisms

My Favorite Aphorisms

Among many other rewarding things, my working life has enabled me to acquire quite the compendium of handy axioms, many of which have become words to live (and work) by. As a public service, I share three of my favorites here: #1. Never believe anything until...