This little story of Brand Ambassadorship took place early this week, when my wife went to the Ralphs market near our home in Manhattan Beach, CA. It was a quick trip to pick up some almond yogurt, something we eat regularly and that Ralphs always stocks. Her thorough search of a newly reorganized refrigerated section […]
The other shoe has dropped. This morning Tim Pernetti, the now former Athletic Director presented his resignation letter to Robert Barchi, the president of Rutgers University. That was the whistle that started the “Blame Game.” According to a news article, Pernetti said that he wanted to fire Mike Rice back in November 2012 when he […]
If it was called Rutgers Basketball Academy instead of Rutgers University, they might be filing for bankruptcy right now. Lucky for them that basketball is only a small part of the total university program. The recent airing of a YOUTube video showing Mike Rice, the men’s basketball coach, shoving players, throwing basketballs at them, and unleashing verbal […]
I collect fountain pens. For the 98 per cent of the population that writes with disposable ball-point pens, that might sound ridiculous. But for us 2 per-centers, fountain pens are pieces of art that you can write with. They range in price from $50 to $300,000. That’s right, $300,000. Exotic pens are created from expensive, […]
Les Miserables is, arguably, one of the best musicals of all time. Now it has become one of the finest motion pictures ever made. That achievement goes beyond music, money and talent. The effort and commitment underlying this production speaks volumes about what is possible with a vision, with people who share common values about […]
If you disagree with me, you are my sworn enemy. If you have a different solution than mine to a commonly acknowledged problem, you are guilty of trying to destroy our very existence. If I want centralized control and you favor decentralization, then you are a contemptible criminal – to be punished and destroyed.
My primary purpose is to add value to your business and your life – by exploring, examining, discussing, and asking questions to learn more about your Brands – both business and personal. The foundation of my philosophy about Brands is contained in the messages in my book: Brand Delusions. Here’s the nutshell definition: Your Brand […]