It’s October. Some people are back in school. Some people are back in the office. I don’t know anyone who thinks we’re back to normal. Looking out my window the leaves are turning colors in the Hudson Valley and the Berkshire Hills, and I’m reminded that change is the only constant we can count … [Read more...] about Back to School-Back to Life
Blink, and you’ve made an assessment about someone, Malcolm Gladwell writes, in his book by the same name. We do it all the time--whether consciously or not; we size up people and situations, evaluate the pros and cons, assess the risks and rewards. Is it trust or caution? In business, as in life, … [Read more...] about One in Ten: Trust or Caution
Have you been Kondofied? Originating from writer Marie Kondo, a career organizer, it means to purge everything in your life that does not spark joy in you. I’m about ready to surrender. But it sure is hard to let go. ANGST What is it I’m clutching? Paper. I’ve got a huge file cabinet filed with … [Read more...] about Kondofied – Bringing Joy and Order
If I were Seth Godin, I’d write a clever title about the nexus of truth and artifice… but I’m no such mastermind, so I’ll traverse more plebeian paths instead. I love art. I grew up going on archaeological digs with my family; back in the day when you could dig something out of the ground (in … [Read more...] about Vermeer or Veneer…Where does truth lie?
Just finished a session with Tag Creative for some 'Chocolatey' radio spots, airing now, just in time for Easter. Present were a producer from one company, the writer from another company, and the sound engineer at the third company, Flavorlab, the studio we were working at. It turns … [Read more...] about Be Good. Be Willing. Be Gone.