The Golden Globes were on last night, my absolute favorite awards show. Tina and Amy aside (I mean, how wonderful were they?), the fashions are more creative than other shows, people are relaxed (with good reason) and both TV and film are represented, which makes for a more substantive batch of awards and far less… Continue reading Golden Choice
I’ve debated this move for months and months, eliminating my cable bundle and going completely mobile. This week, I did – and to be honest, I wish I’d done so sooner. My biggest concern, of course, was the quality of the experience – would the video render well? Would my pages load in good time?… Continue reading I cut the cable – and I like it
As you can see, there’s been a lapse in my posting activities here in the past few months. Can’t say I have an excuse, just life getting in the way, I suppose – travel, family, etc. I’m hoping this changes – NOW. Last year, I set out to discuss the notion of change and its… Continue reading Aaaaaand ACTION!
From last year, but still relevant. I’ll never get over it. —– Tomorrow morning, I will engage in what has become an annual ritual: Watching news coverage of the attacks of September 11, 2001 as it played out in real-time. Morbid, maybe, but I think it’s my way of trying to understand the sheer magnitude… Continue reading 9/11
Interesting article posted yesterday about GolinHarris’ restructuring. (Account Executive is Antiquated. Consider Yourself a Catalyst, The New York Times, June 14, 2011 … http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/15/business/media/15adco.html?ref=business – subscription required) “The reorganization is primarily meant to transition employees from working as generalists to being designated as one of four types of specialists,” the article states. “The four specialties… Continue reading Rethinking “The Agency”
In the past year, I’ve met many high-level executives in what I’ll call “today’s media industry,” companies that have been around for 10 years or less. Many of them are entrepreneurs themselves, while some are running someone else’s small to midsize agency. Interestingly to me, the single trait that each of them shared was the… Continue reading This, Then That: Not-So-Secret Secrets to Reinventing
I haven’t done much here on the media industry or PR – and in truth I don’t have much intention of doing so, as there are already many who do it well whom I admire and read regularly. But a recent discussion with an industry peer raised an interesting question in my mind with regard… Continue reading Social Media: Quality or Quantity?