Unconventional Thinking

March, 2010

In A US State Of Mind

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 by Mark

It’s barely warm out yet but I’m sitting here thinking ahead to the Fourth Of July.

It’s not that I want to rush the summer but I want to see the flags flying on all the houses in the little historic town I live in. And I want to sit on the lawn of the village green and watch the fire department and war vets walking aside the hand-waxed trucks, paying homage to this place, this state of mind, called America.

The Predictability Of Excellence

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 by Mark

Every time I go to see a Martin Scorsese film, I know, without doubt, that it will be a gem. It happened decades ago with Raging Bull. It proved to be a law of nature with Casino, The Aviator, Shutter Island.

Imus In His Bathrobe

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 by Mark

Yesterday, I met with Don Imus at his apartment on Central Park West in Manhattan.

The man born on a cattle ranch who joined the Marines and went on to reinvent radio sat by his fireplace and talked, laughed and sparred with me about life, death, love, business, marketing, morons, geniuses and why he doesn’t shake hands with anyone.

Grow Your Business With Wire Cutters

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 by Mark

Everyone talks about growing a business. The question is, how to do it effectively, consistently, and expeditiously.


Flirting With Beyonce…. Dancing With Toyota

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 by Mark

In business, we are always peering through a mirror of optimism. The next big thing. The game changer deal. The trophy client.

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