Where do you see yourself in five years?

A couple of days ago I was talking to my next door neighbor, Carrie, about a job interview she'd just been on. "It went pretty well ... except that: 'Where do you see yourself in five years' question. I didn't know what to say. I'm just trying to get through the next week ... five … Continue reading Where do you see yourself in five years?

“Give, give … and give some more!” Make 2012 the year of the CGO!

We are in a precarious economic times. It seems like every business is trying to find that edge, that one thing that will set them apart from their competition."The status quo won't work - and if you don't change then your day days are numbered." Well now it's all about solutions. The question is:  What … Continue reading “Give, give … and give some more!” Make 2012 the year of the CGO!

Should we keep print alive?

I've been following a group on Twitter called #helpprintthrive.  It's a discussion about how can the printing industry can, well - thrive. I've spent the last 20+ years in the printing industry ... and I'm as much for keeping the industry viable as much as the next person, but I'm starting to have second thoughts. … Continue reading Should we keep print alive?

Collaboration

We all talk of the "Perfect World," a world of collaboration ... a world where we work together for the greater good - a world of synergy. Maybe we use this as example ... just maybe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzgJ6Mkkd-w ___________________________ I can be found on Twitter at @clayforsberg ___________________________ Related posts: The Medici effect Welcome to my … Continue reading Collaboration

Little Birds …

For all you little birds ... don't be afraid. Just spread your wings and fly to the sky. The world needs you. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ujVgwT2ZrM ___________________________ I can be found on Twitter at @clayforsberg ___________________________ Related posts: Happy Birthday Alex 🙂 Outstanding ... mind over matter!

Who’s not your community!

About ten years ago I took a road trip from Los Angeles to visit my parents in Montana. After a couple weeks, I departed via my sister's place in Nebraska. When leaving Christy's place, I thought I'd try something. What if I made it all the way home to Southern California without touching an interstate … Continue reading Who’s not your community!

Creating memories … the Holy Grail of customer service

Fourteen years ago, my daughter Alex was seven years old and in 2nd grade. One day she had an after school activity. She was supposed to call me on the pay phone at the school when she wanted to be picked up. Alex brought seventy-five cents with her, three quarters. At thirty-five cents a call, we … Continue reading Creating memories … the Holy Grail of customer service