You know the best part of a meeting? When it ends. If it’s dragging on, and walking out mid-meeting is too brazen for your taste (fair), how about a covert game of Business Babble Bingo to keep your attention? You can make it look like you’re taking notes. It’s foolproof.
Here’s the thing. Typos happen. No matter how vigilant you are, no matter how many times you run spell check, no matter how many times you proofread, one of those suckers will slip through. Maybe that’s why whenever I catch a typo in someone else’s marketing I’m suddenly a little bit happier. Some call that schadenfreude, […]
Don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty bad for Mindy Crandell, that Florida mom who let an 84-year-old woman cut in front of her in line for lottery tickets … and then the line-cutter won the $590.5 million Powerball jackpot. Mindy says she’s not upset, but come on.
Thursday is the worst day of the week, because by now you’re exhausted and you don’t yet have that gleeful “almost there” buzz of Friday, so all you can do is keep slogging on. This at least is how I feel about it. You might want to argue that Thursday is positively awesome. If so, […]
The first game my father ever played in professional baseball, the coach walked him to the mound, slapped him on the back, and said, “We have two men on base — you get them out, I won’t put you back on a plane tonight. Throw the ball. Throw hard, Chip.” He was 18 years old. […]
It’s a fabulous time to be a content creator! As companies worldwide increasingly turn to creating content to generate leads and revenue, creating enough content has become a priority for most brands. Great news for content creators, right?
Last fall, tech billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made waves when he loudly and publicly blasted Facebook for changing its rules in a way that made it harder for brands to reach their audiences. Cuban said he (and the 70 companies he’s invested in) would turn away from Facebook and focus attention on […]
So you’ve hunted around on the internet to find a custom font you love and want to use in your marketing … now what? Good news: the hard part’s over — you’ve found a font you love. (If you are still looking, check out this post of free fonts to download.) Bad news: so many people get […]
Across every domain — business, politics, news, entertainment, academia, government, war — the internet has radically shifted the balance of power so that small organizations now compete on equal footing with bigger rivals. In fact, in some ways being big has become a disadvantage.