It has become fashionable to use the term “political” as an insult. Calling a coworker “political” implies that the person is somehow dishonest, and there is a growing distaste for professional politicians […]
I was on a prominent stock photo site earlier today looking for photos to illustrate a blog article on the importance of metrics in business communications. I decided to see if I could find an appropriate photo with a woman in it. I was shocked by the results.
The “Republican March” was held in Paris today, following a week of horrific terrorist attacks. We went, or rather, we tried to go. After 2 hours, we had advanced 300-400 […]
After a long period of neglect, it is time to reanimate my blog. Over the past 18 months since I last posted, I’ve gained greater professional focus (and an ever […]
Advertising is quite possibly the first area of business communications that was given freedom to be creative and to speak to more than one of our senses. The use of […]
Just as some people react badly to fingernails being scraped across a blackboard, the expression “save the planet” and all its variations get my hackles up. The planet is going to be chugging along well after the human species has disappeared. But…
Over at The Independent, Joan Smith has written an editorial piece about (very roughly speaking) fair pricing for farmers called “There’s no latte without a dairy farmer”. Before I even began reading the article, I had one of those a-ha moments, w…