Who hasn’t?

Who hasn’t had the community discussion with a client or a friend? You know which one I mean – “let’s build a community.” A community of users…of whatever… A community of deodorant rejecters… A community of activists…of just about anything… A community of people who are community members…. No s—t, I have heard all of…

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Thought for the New Year

Listen: For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. Eliot, T. S. Think about that voice. Your family. Significant others. Friends. Clients. The World. Are waiting. Success depends upon it. How do we create that new voice? What helps create it? How do we share it? Make…

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The Box

Harold Burson always answered his own phone. He encouraged us to do the same. “Clients pay to speak with you” – not with layers of gatekeepers…was his lesson.

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Painting

All Relationships Are Local. You’ve heard this before…I hope!

We live in a schizophrenic world. On one hand we talk about how globalization has made our planet a small village—making us all more alike than different. On the other hand, the news is full of examples, many violent and sad, of just how different we really are and how important understanding those differences can be.

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