Lessons From Kindergarten For the First Time CEO

I've worked with more than my share of first time CEOs. All of them strikingly intelligent, charismatic, and each with a deep level of experience in product development, sales, or marketing. Generally nice guys. Their profiles have varied from the bombastic top sales guy who can sell ice to residents of Antarctica, the former uber-cool …

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Babies Crawl on Washington to Save The Planet

Even the babies are getting into the act led by my new favorite brand Seventh Generation. Now that’s what I call progress, and a very sweet brand experience. Okay, they’re digital babies but they’re still cute and they have something to fuss about. 80,000 untested toxic chemicals on the market to be exact. This is …

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Time for Something Different

I'll admit it. I'm an excitement junky. I'm always looking for the next big thrill. Especially in business. And this fall has been no exception. In July I got involved with Blackbox Republic. Well, threw myself at them is more like it. This is what I wrote to CEO Sam Lawrence after my first meeting …

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The Sex Appeal of Geek Marketers

Okay, I admit it. I'm a geek. But I know I'm sexy. Okay, well maybe in that way a nerdy revolutionary is sexy. I've been doing accountable marketing the past 15 years. Up until now most of the brand marketers I knew would sit at the other end of table obsessing over font styles and …

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