A friend pointed me to a great article on “How the journalist prom got out of control” by Dana Milbank. He recounts the state of corporate, political and entertainment orgy around the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and related events. My late colleague David Broder once recalled how, when he began newspapering in mid-century, journalists […]
PR Blunders: The State of Journalism
Mobile App: Saving seconds in an emergency.
Besides having been in the military, being a volunteer Victims Services Crisis Counselor for over a year, and even taking self defense/Krav Maga classes regularly… having a family really brings security and safety to the front of your mind. Over the years, I’ve taken several ideas from articles, EMTs and police officers in my emergency […]
Startup: Have you “made it happen”?
Some interesting excerpts from 3 different posts/quotes on what it means to be truly experienced as a “startup founder”. I share it because I admire the action, drive and tenacity of “people that make it happen”. I love this quote from Theodore Roosevelt in a 1910 speech about “The Man In The Arena“, mainly because […]
Neuromarketing and Persuasion
I loved psychology when I was in college, and I still read on the topic any chance I get… I find the perspectives a very valuable in marketing as well as business. I was fortunate to attend a presentation this week called “Your Brain on Websites – Maximizing Web Sales with Neuroscience” by Roger Dooley, […]
It’s Movember, can you help?
Hey Friends, I’ve joined a team trying to change the face of men’s health. By changing my face. I’m growing a moustache for Movember, and I’d like you to join me. Movember raises funds to fight cancers that affect men (and roughly one in two men will be diagnosed at some point during their lifetime). […]