Here’s my new business model: I’m going to meet with venture capitalists wearing only a Speedo and a monocle and ask for a billion dollars. I don’t know…
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One of my favorite mental parlor games is war-gaming what it would be like to have certain institutions and people as crisis management clients. I…
Another poll was recently released on how the reputations of certain companies had slipped in the proverbial rankings. One of the companies named was…
A journalist friend following the controversy at Disney and the Florida education law asked me if I thought conservative parents would stop watching…
I told my colleagues that I didn’t want to go to another lunch meeting to get charismaed by another would-be Steve Jobs. Perhaps I’m getting old and…
Invariably the first thing that our clients and potential new clients ask us when they first call is, “how do we use social media to mitigate our…
In the late 2000s, I attended a series of meetings with different clients who were all companies from one particular industry. I must have looked deep…
When asked what his new film, The Godfather, was about, director Francis Ford Coppola answered, “Succession.” Indeed, the movie chronicles the bloody…
It’s no longer breaking news that we’re living in a self-involved and self-documenting culture as if whatever civilization comes after us will be…
A few things have converged in my mind in the past few weeks as I count down to my sixtieth birthday. They involve shopping malls, the impending finale…
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