Hyperbole

May 24, 2016 — I spent Christmas 1990 in Ho Chi Minh City. One of the trip’s highlights was an afternoon at […]

Real Estate and Technology

April 28, 2016—On Monday, I moderated an event about real estate and technology that was organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce […]

Media matters

In a recent interview with Germany’s Welt Am Sonntag newspaper, singer Bryan Ferry praised the Nazis’ iconography saying, “The way that the […]

Teachers

March 25, 2007 — In junior high school, I had a music teacher named Norman “Duke” McGuirl, who was a versatile, accomplished […]

Cross-cultural myths

January 26, 2007 — Via a piece on Seth Godin’s blog about cross-cultural communications, here’s something I didn’t know about one the […]

Marketing conundrum

December 20, 2006 — Over $100 million in new product has been damaged in transit between your factory and dealer network. The […]

A golden rule, broken

September 21, 2006 — A golden rule when working with the media is “never say anything near a journalist that you wouldn’t […]

The Pope’s Apology

September 18, 2006 — From a communications standpoint, the Vatican has seriously miscalculated with the Pope’s apology. Here’s why: 1. Saturday’s apology […]

There’s a word for it

September 12, 2006 — If you’ve ever opened a web page and seen gibberish where you were expecting text, here’s the word […]