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The Future of Advertising is Extinction

I know many people in the advertising industry often debate about whether brand advertising or direct response advertising will prevail. I have a very different opinion: Advertising will fail altogether. Note that I am not saying that there will no … Continue reading Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Listening to some Dire Straits, I figure I might as well go down to the water line… This year has been tremendous! This year has been stupendous!! This year has been a blast and a half!!! I won’t recount everything, … Continue reading
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To assume that everyone is listening to you is a very condescending attitude

Earlier today I wrote “Great Expectations: When the Boss Talks, Subordinates Listen?” — but I think perhaps I didn’t underscore enough how a lot of people behave like bosses. The will simply “voice their opinions” and think that everyone else … Continue reading
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Be the Environment

In a way, this is an extension of “be the change you want to see in the world” — but in another way, that quote from Ghandi is an extension of this expression. Of course: Ghandi made his quote long … Continue reading
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You are my bee’s wax

Two people I enjoy following are Justine Musk and Ted Ernst. They each recently wrote interesting posts — on the one hand, Justine suggested to “provoke the world“, on the other Ted suggested to “give up hope“. You know what? … Continue reading
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Winning My Religion

The Golden Rule (or some variation of it) seems to be very widespread among religions. What if the Golden Rule also made scientific sense? I had an interesting discussion yesterday with my friend Gina Del Vecchio (sorry, no link at … Continue reading
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Addendum

I’m not really sure if this is a continuation of the previous post — but it might be…. Last weekend after Aaron Swartz committed suicide, I was in a couple discussions about posts that were made concerning free speech and … Continue reading
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