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Archive for October, 2015

I’ve Got Your 6

October 28, 2015 0 Comments
I’ve Got Your 6

I don’t remember now where I first heard this phrase. It was a long time ago though. I remember figuring out what it meant from the context in which I heard it. Recently, I heard it again but the context wasn’t quite as obvious and so I wanted to be sure I was right about […]

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Milton Friedman Is Wrong

October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Milton Friedman Is Wrong

I think he has always been wrong, but then, legally, he was more right than I. Friedman once said in a 1970 NY Times Magazine article that “businesses’ sole purpose is to generate profit for shareholders.” The title of that article is “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” My understanding of […]

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The Secret to Leadership is . . .

October 14, 2015 0 Comments
The Secret to Leadership is . . .

There is no secret! There are lots of books on leadership, any number of us are mentors, advisors and coaches on the topic of leadership. There are formal classes on leadership in the business schools and the secret to leadership is that there is no secret to be learned. There are still those who argue […]

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Advertising is Almost Always Irrelevant

October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Advertising is Almost Always Irrelevant

I try hard to find differing views on topics of interest in order to mitigate confirmation bias as much as possible. Still, it’s a good feeling to have someone like Jeff Jarvis agree with me on a hot topic such as advertising! Over on his Buzz Machine blog post, Advertising Sucks, he goes to great […]

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