Gimmicks

Marketing is simply a way to get attention for your business, charity or organization. A way to stand out from the crowd, to create a story that attracts customers to your door (or website). Some gimmicks are personal in nature: Slash's top hat, Angus Young's schoolboy outfit, Richard Simmons' striped short-shorts, Steven Tyler's scarves. Some [...]

By |2017-08-29T10:32:18-04:00August 29th, 2017|Art, Brand, Communication, Creativity, Customers, Humor, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Sport, Stories, Tactics|Comments Off on Gimmicks

Only Human

It is interesting that one definition of human being includes the notion that we are of prone to error. We say, “I’m only human,” meaning, “I am make mistakes, therefore I am human.” But why do we have this fallibility? Why is it baked into our nature? What would be its purpose? Is it because [...]

By |2014-03-11T08:14:32-04:00March 11th, 2014|Personal Development, Sport, Success, The Human Condition|Comments Off on Only Human

Looking for Something to Do This Weekend?

I recently took up two new hobbies: golf and sport shooting (i.e., Skeet and Trap shooting). On a metaphysical note, both the golf hole and the clay pigeon are about four inches in diameter. Hmmm. A real Freud beard scratcher. Best I can tell, I have no natural talent for either sport. Yet I keep [...]