We all have heard stories of someone who couldn’t sell something, they raised the price to a ridiculous level, and then they sold like hotcakes. This isn’t a new phenomenon. I’m sure if we had the data we could trace this human behavior back centuries. So why is it that we insist in breaking down […]
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The female embodiment of passion and energy and ZOOM! is Danielle LaPorte. I am constantly inspired by her. On her blog she posed the question, What do YOU want to revolutionize? and asked people to post, write, blog, their responses. Despicably Annoying Only one aspect of the computer industry has failed to mature, innovate, or […]
If one of the items on your To Do List is, “Consolidate To Do Lists”, you may be avoiding something.
We all like to start the new year off on the right foot. Some people make resolutions. Some finally address their “pile of denial” and clean it up. Others paint the living room. And others empty their email inbox. To help people get a fresh perspective and an energetic start to 2012, I am teaching […]
To anyone with eyeballs in their head, the music industry is doing it wrong. It doesn’t matter what part of the industry you look at – new artists, radio, music sales, video, distribution, marketing, etc – there is no aspect of the music industry that actually works. And I thank them for that!
Right now I am under a tight deadline for a really cool client with a really groovy product. And my head is empty. The inspiration that I got last night was gone upon waking. The usual reinvigorators – walking the dog, getting a coffee, making a social call – have not proved fruitful. My muse […]
On November 12th I had the top of my head opened and magical fairy dust sprinkled inside. Yes, I went to my first TED event!
My friend Cannonball and I had a long and fascinating talk about story telling the other night. She has caught the story telling bug via exposure to the art at open mic nights, and in a new community she has recently joined. After posting a comment about how she is going to pursue this “story […]
My Mom and I have interesting talks. We inspire each other with our intellectual sparring. Today we had an email discussion about money, and a concept occurred to me…. this is still new and there are some rough spots to work out, but here is the basic idea… What if Americans treated their money like […]
Something has been nagging at the back of my head for quite some time now, and with the recent purchase of a flame-retardant suit, I think I am ready to come out and say it in public: Why does everyone want to rank #1 in Google? This may seem like a silly question at first, […]