Monthly Archives: January 2004

May I Have Your Attention?

I was invited to sit on a panel last week, as part of a morning business program on the subject of Relationship Marketing. It was a three-hour session, during which time I sat up at the front table, awaiting my turn to speak. I had an unusual vantage point — directly facing the audience — and during the course of the morning, I mostly just sat there watching the crowd. By lunchtime, I had come to one conclusion: It’s hard […] Click to read more…

 

Hyperlinking: Using The Web For What It Does Best

I get together for coffee about once a month with my friend Paul. We meet at one of the local Starsbuck (is that the plural?) to engage our mutual interest in relationship marketing, sole proprietorship and middle-of-the-day time wasting. After a couple of hours and several drinks (I don’t view it as expensive coffee, I look at it as cheap rent), I find that I invariably leave with a handful of resources that Paul has given me — people to […] Click to read more…

 

Only The Shadow Knows For Sure

When I go running in the morning I’m sometimes accompanied by one of the neighborhood dogs; a midsize, pure black Labrador named Shadow. She’s very friendly (I’ve never even heard her bark), and she’ll often stay with me for a couple of miles. I like having her there, however there is one problem: automobiles. I run on a fairly narrow country road, and the cars tend to come by at a pretty good clip. Shadow of course, isn’t on a […] Click to read more…