Entertainment and more

Pixar Wins With Up

Pixar has done it again! With great story tellers and consistent delivery, they have continued their movie success with Up.

No doubt, one of the reasons Pixar scores so high with their movies is that they are dedicated to creating …

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No More Fish In A Bucket

It used to be that everyone marketed and bought ads on an age-based demographic. When we were coordinating millions of dollars in radio and TV buys, this was the only way to do it, because that is what Arbitron and …

Leadership and more

Do you wear the shoes of change?

And influence others to follow in your footsteps? 5 reasons many leaders fail to have lasting impact on employees
Only 20% of leaders truly influence workers in a way that lasts, research indicates. Some leaders lack influence because they don’t


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Finding Audience & Create Uncontested Markets

I recently spoke at the Nashville City Club about Finding Audience & Creating Uncontested Markets. (Watch Video Below) Over the years, I have worked in advertising and marketing, leading turnarounds, start-ups, and companies in transition.   This presentation focuses on developing …

Top of Mind

Ready, Set, Start-up

If planning is essential and story is imperative, what do you do with an idea and no beginning?

Entrepreneurs are those that are willing to plow ahead. They have an idea and they are able to drive through and make …

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Hope It Sticks

I was at my bank on Saturday. The teller invited me to go to a special online promotion at “theirwebsite.com/teller.” I noticed this “register to win” promotion was also printed on my deposit slip. So a couple days later I …

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iPhones and Airlines

Some companies have a clear idea of what they want to produce and who they are producing it for. In other words, they’ve created their own culture.

Apple is one of these companies. Their designs have been revolutionary (take the …

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Web 2.0 and Servant Leadership

I have had several meetings with companies and organizations inquiring about the significance, if any, of Web 2.0 and how it applies to them. It has been very interesting that even some of those that are in the Gen F …

Entertainment and more

U2’s Got Show

This band continues to define who they are and where they are going!

In working with Indie Artists and with Live Music Producer Tom Jackson, I am constantly reminded about the power of the show and why we need to …