What will you do when rapid media change happens again?

The impact of choosing balance in favor of influence.

Why an RFP is usually a request for pain.

You can find this elephant and guardian tandem at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. It was apparent they had worked together for a long time, and were close friends.

Labor Day is just one week away, and the official autmun grind begins.

FInishing is one of those character building traits that separates you from the pack, reflecting who you are

If we want a full destiny, then we must take the necessary actions to make it appear.

The product/service is absolutely necessary for buyers, but the leader is celeberated for the wrong reason. Successful start-ups are made of great people.

Many retailers are opening tomorrow to give stuffed families the opportunity to walk off their fill of tryptophan in the store aisles. Sounds kind of crazy, doesn’t it?

The act of forgiveness is often about clearing resentments from the past, perceived and real. That means wiping the ledger, and offering people a second chance.

It’s no secret that youth are usually the first demographic to embrace new technologies and media. Older communicators often struggle with changing tools, causing them to hire younger staff to engage with these tools. As time has progressed social and mobile media have become critical components of the modern marketing mix. In turn, Generation X and Baby Boomer marketing and […]

Image by JD Hancock Last week I spoke at the All Sports United Summit at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. It was a great time, and I got to meet several current and former athletes who have built foundations to better their communities. Smoking cigars and talking with NFL players and Olympians was an eye opening experience. We were very, very […]

Image by Grace Russell Strong opinions throughout the social web bear a resemeblance to  the 19th century romantic movement. Consider the sheer force of emotional passion and righteousness behind espoused ideals. The romantic movement responded to the constraints of the early industrial era and enlightenment, a way for the mind to break free from the machine. Purity in terror or love […]

It’s late, roughly midnight, and I am settling in after a long night of networking, walking the dog, and putting to bed an excited toddler still up and excited to see her Dad. It’s time to write. After yesterday’s terrible attack in Boston, it did not feel right to publish yet another marketing post. So here we are, reeling from […]

Image by Aliza Sherman My friend C.C. Chapman released his second book, Amazing Things Will Happen. Continuing a tradition of book give-aways here, the five best answers/comments in response to C.C.’s question will receive a complimentary copy of the book from me (and Amazon). First, let me say, Amazing Things is a great read about how to make your dreams […]

Olympians Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and me at last week’s USA Today 30th Birthday bash. Fathering a child, starting companies, writing books, getting work done, working out… Finding time for all of these things requires discipline and focus. That’s why over the past couple of years and in particular recent months, I have eliminated distractions wherever possible. Here are six […]

Episode 24 of the El Show was an unusual one. We decided to take a show and discuss happiness, whether or not we are happy, and how we have found this elusive emotion that everyone wants. Here’s a breakdown of Episode 24: SxSW 2010: Geoff’s take on the spirit of the interactive juggernaut Richard’s vacation and how Miami is a […]