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

I Can Do What I Want

I can do what I want…I can say what I want.  Sounds like a bratty teenager, doesn’t it? But more and more I hear it from adults speaking to each other in business meetings at Starbucks, over the phone in an office, in an office meeting, in a sales pitch, etc.  I hear it on … Read more