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?

Why 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. In … Continue reading Why Should We Keep Print Alive?

Twitter is just for kids … NOT!

I just started Tweeting on Friday of last week.  I've had an account for about 18 months but ... but I was too scared.  I didn't know what to do, I didn't know what purpose it had. I now know. I read a blog entry early last week talking about the top social networking sites and … Continue reading Twitter is just for kids … NOT!

Are you talking Swahili to a Frenchman?

Updated July 5, 2013: This post was written three years ago, but it seems especially appropriate right now. In the last few days we've seen the successful coup by the military in Egypt. The military with the help and overwhelming support of the youth, the Millennials - ousted former Egyptian President Morsi in non-violently, in … Continue reading Are you talking Swahili to a Frenchman?

Lady Gaga and the Heroes of Normandy Beach

What do Lady Gaga and the soldiers that stormed Normandy Beach have in common?  It's something that will change the way you look at society. Twelve years ago, the book  'The Fourth Turning,' by William Strauss and Neil Howe hit the streets.  Written by two generational analysts - 'The Fourth Turning' will change the way … Continue reading Lady Gaga and the Heroes of Normandy Beach

Passing Uphill – version 2010

How do you react when things are difficult. We've been hearing about how we are coming out of the recession we're in.  Overall this may be true.  Certain industries are expanding but it's still very hard out there.  We're not all Apple.  But that doesn't mean we can't learn from them. When I was in … Continue reading Passing Uphill – version 2010

The 11th Commandment

It has come to my attention that Moses did not bring ten commandments down the Mount.  There is an eleventh ... thou may only leave ONE message when trying to contact someone. Or at least it seems that way. With all methods of communications these days; voice mail, email, Twitter, Facebook, texting and, believe or … Continue reading The 11th Commandment