Archive: 2024


Blending Father’s Day into “Parent’s Day”

Father’s Day takes center stage on Sunday. I’ve decided to take the liberty of viewing Sunday as “Parent’s Day.” It’s difficult write about my dad without bringing the mom into the picture and vice versa; hence, this post on the two of them. With all the talk and political rancor flying around on immigrants, I …more

The Humane AI Pin Train Wreck Could Have Been Avoided

And those were some of the more “gentle” recent headlines. Let’s set the stage. Bethany Bongiorno and Imran Chaudhri saw an opportunity to rethink mobile computing, so they founded a company called Humane. They invented a lapel pin that would essentially become your AI-infused digital assistant. This vision and the founder’s Apple pedigree landed $100M …more

Netflix CEO Shows Off Storytelling Chops

Ted Sarandos is co-CEO of Netflix. He’s the one greenlighting Stranger Things, The Queen’s Gambit and Bridgerton. He had better get the concepts of story construction. Does he? For the answer, we turn to his recent interview with the New York Times. Asked about how his interest in TV and movies came about, the 81-second …more

Dear College Grad: Don’t Follow the Resume 101 Handbook

Soon, the class of 2024 at universities across the country will be tossing their caps in the air. The days of cramming all night for a final have come to an end. Once the effect of too many White Claw mango beverages subsides, attention will turn to landing that illusive first job. This is a …more

Talk About Sponsored Content with Staying Power

We are increasingly executing campaigns that leverage owned media and paid owned media as well as earned media. Companies recognize that all three channels have a place in brand building. Plus, publications are willing to blur the line when it comes to journalism and sponsored content to increase the value of the paid stuff. Such …more