Started reading a cool new book yesterday: Juicing the Orange: How to Turn Creativity into a Powerful Business Advantage by Pat Fallon and Fred Senn, cofounders of Fallon Worldwide. Fallon has been the source of some of the most creative
Took a little time yesterday to read Patrick Lencioni’s newest book Silos, Politics and Turf Wars. It’s another of Lencioni’s great business fables and a very fast read. This one focuses on the story of a young business executive who
Great post over at Tony Morgan’s blog today…49 Simple Strategies for Better Blogging. Love it. If you go over there be sure to pile on with a comment about a pink shirt. He loves it.
Got an wrinkle in your structure or strategy that just isn’t right? We’re working through 7 Practices of Effective Ministry right now and I’m specifically thinking about practice #2, Think Steps, Not Programs. The idea is to determine that each
We’re continuing to think about the impact of social media (flickr, YouTube, MySpace) on virtually everything. The idea comes from a great post over at Chief Marketer. We’ve already looked at the first two mentality shifts (Pull is the New
In Pull is the New Push I referred to Chief Marketer’s four "crucial mentality shifts" related to social media. The more I’ve thought about this the more convinced I am that we’ll all be going there…at least those of us
Have you begun to understand the paradigm shift the culture is undergoing? For instance, when was the last time you looked up a phone number in the yellow pages? Opened up your newspaper to the movie section to get the
Ok…TypePad is the real culprit. The idea that posts don’t autosave along the way is ridiculous. Ever worked really hard on something only to realize that the little beep you heard an hours ago was the sound of your dog
Do you ever get the nod? You know what I mean…the nod that means I’m down with what you’re using (what you’re wearing, what you’re driving, etc.)? Maybe you’re at Barnes and Noble and you’re sipping on a Peet’s coffee.
One of the things that we’ve talked a lot about is the idea that the latest and greatest idea is not the end of the story. The best thing we can do is promote it as something that is going