Will we ever stop dragging our knuckles?

Update March 1, 2018: I wrote this post seven years ago. It's every bit as applicable today as it was then - maybe more so. That said, the appearance of the #NEVERAGAIN movement gives me hope, especially in young people who I always had faith in. The young organizers of this movement from Parkland, Florida … Continue reading Will we ever stop dragging our knuckles?

Why we hate change …

You ever wonder why we stick to our habits ... why we hate change? Here's why: “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” — H.P. Lovecraft _____________________________ You can find me on Twitter at @clayforsberg.  Please retweet. _____________________________ Related posts: … Continue reading Why we hate change …

Is it time to change your own Chief of Staff?

I was watching an interview this morning on the CBS Morning Show with Andrew Card, the former Chief of Staff of President George Bush.  The interview was a synopsis of the role of the Chief of Staff.  The interview is timely because Barack Obama is replacing his former chief, Rahm Emanuel, today with Pete Rouse.  … Continue reading Is it time to change your own Chief of Staff?

An interactive brand … a case study on Charice.

A couple of days ago I had a saw a rerun of Oprah.  And no this isn't an everyday occurrence.  She had a young singer named Charice performing.  I'd never heard of her but I had heard the song she was singing ... many times.  I liked it. On thing I noticed is that a … Continue reading An interactive brand … a case study on Charice.

The phone vs. email vs. Facebook vs. Twitter, etc – what would it be?

Imagine if you were only allowed to put one point of contact, one means of getting in touch with you, on your business card (your one card).  What would that be. I'm currently designing a new card for myself that will be my only one - encompassing my "whole being."  I'm into simplicity ... especially … Continue reading The phone vs. email vs. Facebook vs. Twitter, etc – what would it be?

Who’s batting third in your line-up?

I've been staying down at my daughter, Alexandria's, in Los Angeles for a few days before I move to Montana next week.  I've had the opportunity to meet and get to know some of her close friends.  Yesterday we were talking about them and how they figure into her life. She made the analogy of … Continue reading Who’s batting third in your line-up?

Create your “Internal Renaissance”

This post was written almost three years ago to the day. But considering the recent George Zimmerman trial, I believe there's some things here that apply, especially with the talk of racism being the reason for Trayvon Martin shooting. Racism, whether overt or even "under the surface," is often caused by lack of exposure to … Continue reading Create your “Internal Renaissance”