January 23, 2009

Duct Tape, Anyone?

I’ve held out for as long as I could. I didn’t comment when the Big 3 automaker CEOs schlepped to Capitol Hill, hats in hands, in […]
January 22, 2009

Lost? Not Really.

Last night, I watched Lost’s 5th season premier, with its 100 or so plotlines. The Nielsens – now known as TVbythenumbers.com – clocked in at 10 […]
January 8, 2009

PR Means Having to Say You’re Sorry

I was raised in the midwest. I know, it’s a funny way to begin this entry, but it explains a lot. I am very generous with […]
December 4, 2008

The Electronic Village

For an unusual take at building communities and best practices, one can look to M. Night Shyamalan. Remember “The Village?” It may have been designed to […]
November 26, 2008

Company Testing: Who Are You, Really?

When I graduated last spring and applied for my first job, I expected some tough questions: Why do you want to work here? Why should I […]
November 20, 2008

A Little Goes a Long Way – Especially Now

In these times, it’s really hard to think about charity, and donating. We’re worried about our jobs, what’s left of our 401Ks, and the complete uncertainty […]
November 19, 2008

Millennials: “I Need My Twitter!”

Accenture just issued a report that Millennials are using social media for work – constantly. And they expect their employers to provide what they consider core […]
November 3, 2008

You Underestimate the Power of the Dark Side

As a former TV Producer, PR folks were once the bane of my existence. They‘d offer up bad information, flood my inbox with mindless press releases […]
October 22, 2008

Millennials: who needs ‘em?

Yesterday’s WSJ carps about millennials and how they want more pay, more flexibility, more responsibility and don’t want to work hard. I don’t buy it. The […]