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I write about communication, leadership and change, drawing on a 30-year career in journalism, public relations and management.
Category Archives: Technology
I am a big fan of the research that comes out of McKinsey & Company, and I’ve mentioned some of their work in previous posts. In May, they released two big trends pieces that I wanted to sink my teeth … Continue reading
It used to be that a watch and a pocketknife were the two most practical things a guy could carry (in addition to his wallet). Now days, it’s a smartphone. I gave up wearing a watch about four years ago. … Continue reading
Two journalists—Gwen Flanders, a breaking news editor at USA Today, and Arin Greenwood, associate editor for HuffPost DC—spoke at an Independent Public Relations Alliance luncheon I attended earlier this month. It was a great session, with helpful tips on how to … Continue reading
We’ve all had those exasperating moments at the office when we stomp and fume, “There’s got to be a better way of doing this!” That’s definitely the case when you’re self-employed. You become the chief of IT, HR, accounting, sales … Continue reading
A visit from a five-year-old, the recent purchase of an iPhone 5 and fond memories of recording my own “shows” with a Craig 212 tape recorder got me thinking about technology, generations and creativity. Here’s the question I’ve been pondering: … Continue reading