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?

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?

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

A creative approach to panhandling

I have been visiting my daughter, Alex, in Westwood, the last few days, and every morning I go for a long walk with my new iPod (my first one). I ran across a guy who was carrying an art briefcase.  You know, the big ones.  He was clean cut and looked very respectable - like … Continue reading A creative approach to panhandling

How to run a business in a recession … or not!

A couple of weeks ago, I was talking to my friend Jim Albany in Denver.  He mentioned he had taken his fourteen year old son and his scout troop camping in the mountains.  Now, we're talking about camping in a tent at 7000 feet in Colorado in January. Wow!  Now I've camped a lot - … Continue reading How to run a business in a recession … or not!