Jury duty – just mark me as “unwanted”

Kevin had jury duty last month in the federal district court, and almost as soon as he was done, I got a notice in the mail to report in January for the state/county courts. And one the following week to report in February for the city courts. Oy. Now, I’m…

Waiting for the magic that’s never coming

Giving out more free and vague marketing advice to people wanting to copy my hire a boss concept. The most common thing I say? I had magic (AKA Seth Godin) on my side. You can’t build a marketing plan around that. My success is deceiving. (Well, the speed of it,…

Ya don’t ask, ya don’t get

One office I worked in, we only had blue and black pens. Oh, how nice it would be to have colored pens to use for editing the press releases, one person mused. Another complained repeatedly about the fact that we didn’t have colored pens to use for editing the press…

Setting the bar too low is no way to reach higher

Heard a radio story about Hispanics and college last year that chapped my hide. Seems there’s some concern because there more starting school than ever before, but few are finishing. The story made reference to the need to get more of them to complete college because we won’t have enough…

Give me some action!!

Lots of reading, lots of talking, lots of informing going on. We learn about the bullying of government, the evils of companies, the idiocy of elected officials. But not about the most important part. Tell me what to _do_ about what we’re talking about. As I watch and read and…