So, DirecTV’s chairman believes that most people want to keep the cable box they already have (and that Apple is not a threat). To frame this delusion, I grabbed the first thing at hand. A banana. Why does the cable box need to be so big? Do I really need yet another clock in my […]
If you talk about feature/function – the person you’re speaking with responds “OK, I’ll call you when I need that”. If instead you talk about capabilities, business issues, or industry trends they respond “awesome, i’m trying to do this, tell me what you think”.
Public speaking for beginners or people who don’t speak often can be uncomfortable. I enjoy it so much, I couldn’t image a career where I didn’t get up in front of groups of strangers and talked. I thought it might be constructive to share some of my experience presenting. I see a lot of “customers” […]
“Less than 2% of mobile carriers’ subscribers “Like” them on Facebook despite the millions of dollars they collectively spend in an effort to promote their services” (Boy Genius Reports, 5/22/2012) My opinion is that this has little to do with Facebook, and a lot with how people are approaching “social (or digital) strategy”. Having a […]
Earlier someone asked me why I blog if it’s not part of my job description. “How do you know if you’re successful?” they asked. A great question, but for me it’s a question of the obvious. [pullquote]While it may not be part of my job, it’s part of my craft.[/pullquote] I can’t imagine not-blogging any […]
Just started using Tom Tom for navigation on my iPhone. The other day, I did a bunch of work driving and thought of an interesting feature/app I’d like to see. Driving between a few meetings, I thought it would be great to get a report of where I’ve been, how many miles I drive, time […]