Opinion & Review

Thank You

This is the season of gratitude, reflection, and thanks. Here is what I have to say to you: Thank you for visiting my corner of the Internet.  It’s a jumbly, noisy place, and I don’t take your attention for granted. Thanks for taking time to learn more about how people work.  My goal in writing this…

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The Nine Words That Should Not Appear On Your Blog. Anywhere.

Meet Angry Jenika: (Why yes, that is me wearing a shower cap covered in shaving cream.  I have no explanation other than:  Such things happen when you hang out with Kristen Kalp.) Not many people ever meet Angry Jenika – but you know what the quickest way to meet her is? To blog (or facebook,…

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Eye of the Storm

I’m aware that I’ve been slower than normal at getting posts up this July.  This is partially because of a two-week road trip I took, but I can’t blame that really (I wrote the Van Gogh post from the beach).  Blogging is as much playtime for me as any vacation activity I can think of. …

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Competition, Pricing, and The Sony “Mistake”

Can we, as an industry, pause a moment and take a deep breath? Ahhhhh. Okay.  Straight talk coming your way today, fair warning. I submit that as a profession, we: 1) Spend far too much time thinking about how our competition is pricing their work, 2) Misunderstand who our competition actually is, and 3) Waste…

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