Monthly Archives: May 2012

Unicorn blankets

Folks are always looking for short cuts to get results. 5 steps to do this, checklists to become an expert in that, 7 habits to help you get to whatever. There’s no doubt there’s value in lists, steps and processes, … Continue reading

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What I finally learned from Jack

Here’s another of the previous notes I have on Facebook that I’m moving over slowly to my blog. I decided to move this one tonight based on the references to dog’s and fear aggression in my last post. This was … Continue reading

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Lesson #6: Fear Aggression isn’t Just for Dogs

I got hurt today. Not physically, but took a bruising to the emotional ego. It shouldn’t have happened, but I should have seen it coming. The signs were all there and I failed to recognize them. That I was in … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Abandoned Cart

It was a dank and dreary afternoon. The parking lot was quiet. The few sounds were the buzzing from the flickering street lamp and the soft patter of the raindrops on the plastic seat flap in the front of the … Continue reading

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Yahoo … Yah-OUCH

In marketing, in the era of social media and customer involvement, we as marketers talk about the idea of being real, authentic, transparent and honest. We say that customers want to know you’re legitimate and “human”, that there’s a personality … Continue reading

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Pinterest … for men? Seriously?

As I was developing an initial Pinterest strategy and presence for a client, I was challenged to review and develop one for Gentlemint and DartitUp, two similar sites that are geared to a largely male audience. Once I completed the … Continue reading

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It could have been worse

“It could have been worse,” she said very kindly. Yes, yes it most certainly could have. Believe me, I’ve used that phrase many times and alternately been called an optimist and a pessimist for it. Being labeled for saying that … Continue reading

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Not my crazy ….

It’s one thing when it’s me talkin’ crazy in my own ear.  When it’s someone else it just plain takes WAY too much energy to keep from swatting them away. Maybe that’s the real reason the world needed 5 Hour … Continue reading

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