What your business can learn from ESPN’s fiasco over Colin Cowherd…

Why is Lionel Messi not the most recognized and lauded athlete in America? There are, perhaps, many reasons — however, there’s one that’s pretty important from a marketing standpoint. English isn’t his first language. In other words, it’s easier to promote LeBron James or Andrew Luck because they speak in a manner that the target […]

It’s time to disrupt “disruption”…

If there is a word in today’s vernacular that is speeding toward the boundary at the junction between trite and meaningless…it’s that flavor-of-the-times business term, “disruption.” It’s the latest in the “excellence,” “good to great,” “management by walking around,” “one minute manager,” “think outside the box” pantheon of business guru greatest hits.  Some of those touting […]

The distinctive David Letterman…

Yesterday, I posted on Twitter that I couldn’t help thinking of the several times that I appeared on television with David Letterman… Of course, when that occurred, it wasn’t on a program called “Late Night” or “The Late Show”…it was on Indianapolis’ Channel 13 on a broadcast called, “Clover Power.” (When he left THAT show, […]