It's Tuesday November 6th and it's Election Day 2018. It's a Mid-term election which usually produces lower turnout than the Presidential variety every 4 years. As I was at the polling station today, I started thinking that voting is a lot like making a move in your career - active participation is needed or your … Continue reading Election Day -Active Participation is required; like in business
Happy Halloween!!! Hard to believe it's already November tomorrow. In many ways, the holiday season starts on November 1st. Thanksgiving will be here before we know it and Christmas/Hanukkah right after that. It's the perfect time to start reflecting on 2018 and thinking about what your goals for 2019 will be - in life and … Continue reading The start of the Holiday Season…time for reflection
The idea for this post is A) an extension of my post on success yesterday and B) driven by a historical fact I used as a social media post today. Today in 1931, Thomas Edison passed away. Edison is hailed as the "inventor" of such things as the light bulb, phonograph and kintescope just to … Continue reading Seminal or Famous – Edison’s Medicine
Happy Tuesday from blustery Connecticut. I can tell fall is in the air, as my seasonal allergies are starting to pick up again. The topic for discussion tonight is truly one of the most subjective in the world - Success. As humans and entrepreneurs the way we define success really defines us as well. As … Continue reading How do you define Success?
As I was scrolling through my news feed a few weeks back, I came across a story about the Mayor of a town called Uranus, Missouri and why he was upset about the town newspaper being called the Uranus Examiner. So, of course having the sense of humor of a child - I simply had … Continue reading The Importance of Humor in Marketing
Happy Monday and we're halfway to Halloween!!! Tonight I am looking for feedback from you, my faithful followers. Every good business has a tagline - a catchy summary of what their brand image signifies. When I was making some changes to my website a few weeks ago, I started thinking about what I wanted the … Continue reading Innovative, Intelligent & Idiosyncratic…
Happy Friday!!!! The weekend is here and I hope you all have fantastic plans. Today I was pondering if technology has made marketing easier or if in fact, made it more difficult. In some respects, easier because of the sheer number of platforms available to engage customers and prospects - social media, digital ads, email, … Continue reading Technology – has it made Marketing easier or more difficult?
I suppose at some point a content schedule for Marketing Street Insights will be needed, but for the moment daily life is serving as my muse. Sometime it feels like: In life and business, being proactive always trumps being reactive. It took me a while to learn this lesson, but getting out in front of … Continue reading Proactive not Reactive..Defines Success
Tonight's blog is literally derived from me getting pulled away on an emergency and having my usual schedule thrown asunder. It was this that got me thinking about time and the importance of it - in life and in business. Like the featured image for this blog says Time is more valuable than money because … Continue reading No Time like the Present….
On Monday I blogged about the latest Facebook data breach and how that affects the entire marketing industry and how we interact with our customers and prospects. I was greeted by yet another story about a data breach today. This one involving Google and it's decision to shut down it's G+ product. As I read … Continue reading Google Data Breach – Corporate Responsibility Ignored….