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Culture is King

I think leaders should think of their culture as the first and most important business model that they create.  It is the platform from which the more traditionally thought of business models emerge.  A great culture enhances your ability to create great business models (and...

PR Spin is Spun!

Forbes, 2/13/2014 The Death of 'Spin' (Will It Kill The Future Of Public Relations?) Transparency and ethics are making a comeback!  The manipulation of SEO (The Yellow Brick Road of Risperdal?)*, creates a greater demand for actual content and less spin.  Spin is spun and as consumers...

Meet AOL’s Digital Prophet-This Company has Issues

AOL has issues beyond repair at this point. They want to consider setting fire to the place and starting over.  Meet AOL's Digital Phrophet-yeah apparently it's really a job title.  I have to imagine that his business cards all contain a hit of acid, it's...

Who Doesn’t Like the Truth?

2.12.2014 It has taken me a long time (and hours of therapy) to realize that many of my relationships (both personally and professionally) involved sociopaths.  These relationships started out on a foundation of lies and once those lies were exposed, I could no longer respect...

App. Designer sour on Apple

I recently, (last night)* wrote about the importance of having a good manager at work.  Jordan Price, a now former app. designer for Apple: My immediate boss, who had a habit of making personal insults shrouded as jokes to anyone below him, started making direct and...

Kissing a Lot of Toads

  For those of you in the industry, the word 'Brag Book,' is usually met with understandable groans.  And for those of you outside the industry, if there was ever any question as to why sales people are arrogant, well, we're required to show potential hiring...

Dorothy Meets Up with the ‘Fella Brick Road’

The Janssen Pharmaceutical story may seem like a ‘Fairy Tale’ to some, but for many it was a nightmare.  So far in this case study, it’s been ‘Follow the Fella Brick Road'  Alex Gorsky   Gary Pruden Until we complete the 'Trifecta of Terrific' with: Bridget Ross worked with Alex and...

Trending On Forbes: Not AOL

Phew!  I was really concerned over Will Smith today and really glad to see that AOL's Tim Armstrong was no where to be seen in their trending page.  ...