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"Is judgment involved?"

No judgment, no responsibility. No responsibility, no risk. There’s a fork in the road. If you seek out roles without responsibility, you might just find a sinecure.  This is the hot job for undifferentiated job seekers at the placement office, the job...
The Balance of Creativity and Productivity

The Balance of Creativity and Productivity

If you read Copyblogger for any length of time, you’ll notice a theme that comes up again and again — the balance of creative “arty stuff” with pragmatic productivity. Creativity makes our content worth reading. Strategic implementation gets us...

Staring at the numbers

Sometimes, you can learn a lot by watching. But not always. An alien observing our behavior in elevators would note that most of the time, a person gets in, approaches the front corner, leaves that corner, goes to the back and then stands silently, staring at the...
Going Bananas for a Well Selected Name

Going Bananas for a Well Selected Name

A powerful name does wonders.     Recently, I went to a Savannah Bananas baseball game in, you guessed it, Savannah, Georgia. The intensity of the fanship was nothing short of remarkable. As I watched the fans pour into yet another sold out game, I was taken...