Don’t Fall for Autumn

Today is all about balance.  In the Northern Hemisphere, you have roughly the same amount of daylight as darkness.  The first day of Fall. (if your in America that is…if you’re British, you prefer the word Autumn) As for balance:  “Know you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.” You can thank Oprah for that quote […]

True for Spies and most Businesses

A quote by James Bond holds true in the business world and in the international world of spying and intrigue: “You’re judged by the strength of your enemies.” PS:  the new 007 movie debuts November 20 in the USA. Thanks for keeping it classy Daniel Craig.

How do you think?

This weekend in 1997, after the idea pitch meeting in a tiny cramped San Jose conference room, one of the most iconic Advertising campaigns launched.  Steve Jobs had challenged 3 agencies, but Craig Tanimoto, an art director at Chiat\Day, gave us, Steve Jobs and Apple Marketing magnificence : Think Different KPI success?  Apple stock tripled in under a […]

You know a floccinaucinihilipilificator?

There are too many floccinaucinihilipilificators in our daily lives and work… Floccinaucinihilipilification is the habit of describing something as unimportant; having no value or being worthless.  It’s also the longest non tech word in the deictionary. But to quote Oscar Wilde:  “Don’t use big words.  They mean so little.” He’s right. So my correction:  Remember, what you do and […]

You’ll never ride alone

Lots of talk about Michael Jordon on Netflix with the “Last Dance”…Here’s a semi-quote from MJ: “Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.”  Translation:  Don’t ride into whatever your battle is today alone…just ask.  We’ve got your back. PS:  Okay, maybe not my business, but who’s feeding the unicorn Cheez-its?