If You Say Your Going To Do, Then Do It!!

This may just be my pet peeve, and I readily admit it at the outset.  I think it stems from my years running a charity.  I do know that ever since those days I am more particularly aware of it, It being my irrational over the top reaction when someone says they are going to … Read more

You Paid For It, Why Not Protect It?

One of the great bafflements of my career is why a client hires a marketing company to come up with a logo or brand, then builds their business around this brand, but refuses to protect this brand legally.  I have seen it happen time and time again. it is utterly astonishing to me a person … Read more

Use The Correct Word, Please!

It drives me crazy to not only read the wrong word being used but to hear the wrong word being used.  I know, it’s a small thing and I shouldn’t let it bother me, yet it does.  The English language provides a multitudes of words to use in just about any situation imaginable, so for … Read more

Not All Business Is Good Business

Have you ever been in a meeting with someone and they are just rubbing you the wrong way? Or they were so abrasive that you couldn’t wait to get out of the room? Or they didn’t seem to understand anything you were saying, or they would not stop talking and they kept going off on … Read more

Explain Yourself

“Who are you and what do you do?”  How many times have you been asked that question?  Do you have a pat answer? When you answer do you merely recite it as if you have said it a million times and you don’t even have to think about it? Are you even paying attention to … Read more

Know when to stop talking

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you felt like you had presented your ideas well, your solution clearly, your case succinctly, but then something happened.  You kept talking, and talking and talking. It was almost like someone had taken over your body/brain and kept trying to make a sale that you had … Read more