Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Joker

I may be late to the party, but I always have a good time. See, I final caught Heath Ledger’s swan song in The Dark Knight and, like many people, his performance as the Joker really got under my skin. … Continue reading

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Does Your Company Need a Blog, a Facebook Page, a YouTube Channel, and a Twitter Feed?

Actually, the answer to that question is fairly simple: I don’t know. I realize that answer might not be very helpful, but at least it’s honest. Fact is, you can only figure out if you need those things, and what … Continue reading

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Retro-tech as Virtual Gatekeeper

A job-seeker recently told me that a local public radio station explicitly asked applicants to SEND THEIR RESUMES AND REFERENCES VIA SNAIL MAIL. This set me to thinking. While email has made communication faster and easier, it has also lowered … Continue reading

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Coltrane and the Face of God

Listening to Coltrane’s Settin’ the Pace. It’s not one of his greatest hits and even the various jazz cd review books give it second tier status, but I really enjoy it. “I See Your Face Before Me” is the lead … Continue reading

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Like Soilent Green, Content IS People

Last week on Twitter, Lewis Green asked if anyone was interested in writing a guest post for his blog, bizsolutionsplus. I said I’d been playing around with the idea of content as a process, not a product, and he encouraged … Continue reading

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My Greatest Weakness

I would say that my greatest weakness is a certain vindictive ruthlessness. I happen to be VERY competitive and when I compete, I don’t want to just win, I want to crush my opponent. Utterly. Totally. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Some Models of Enlightened Behavior

If you drop something, pick it up. When the bill comes, pay it. When the phone rings, answer it. When the light turns green, go.

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Some Definitions of Enlightenment

To be the same person in every situation, whomever you meet, whereever you go. To be the same person, without masks, without ruses, without guile, without anxiety or greed, without schemes, agendas, or goals. To be the same person you … Continue reading

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Clients in Every Direction: The Keys to Successful Web Project Management

“When you’re a project manager, everyone’s your client,” says Sheila D’Aniello, a web project manager represented by Aquent’s Chicago Office. After initially launching her career in the world of broadcast journalism some years back, Sheila increasingly found herself taking on … Continue reading

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MarketingProfs B2B Forum, Boston 2009 – Assorted Afterthoughts

I spent Monday and Tuesday at MarketingProfs B2B Forum where I moderated a panel on “creating robust content to engage customers and prospects.” The panelists – Phil Juliano of Novell, Valeria Maltoni (the Conversation Agent), Chris Penn of the Student … Continue reading

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