Advice From the Fringes
“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been no for too many days in a […]
Communicating Up and Sideways
A good leader should communicate in the language of his or her subordinates. A good leader should be the one to adjust dialect and language. This is well accepted wisdom. The problem is that “should” is a rather meaningless word. “Should” doesn’t require, nor does it instruct. “Should” implies obligation, […]
Millennials Need Not Apply? Boomers?
Do you know how to get past your biases and market to “the other” generation? Are they just too mysterious? Well, I don’t give a flying fig if you’re a millennial, a boomer, or anything in between or outside. It’s not about the label. It’s about doing what you’re paid […]
I wrote this a number of years ago and ran across it recently. Even though it’s from 2007, it’s still very relevant. Jumping back to 2014; people might say that PR is dead and has been replaced by social media. Not true. Social media is a very powerful vehicle with […]