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Of ice buckets and absent friends

It has become one of the most successful charitable memes, certainly more successful than anticipated. In fact, it could be argued that the whole thing started by accident, but however it started, it currently defines “viral”, to the extent that is has attracted...

How do you invent vaccines? An interview « Scott Berkun

We all are able to generate the most creative ideas. The question is, Do we dare? We don’t need more innovation, we need less resistance. Our own, internal resistance, that sometime blocks you, and prevents you from asking that crazy question at a meeting. Missed...

Phillip Toledano – Days with My Father

via www.dayswithmyfather.com It would be easy to feel resentful about an opportunity lost for this sort of time with my own father, but this is too beautiful for such a mean thought to survive Share this:Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share...

Chrysler and the F-Bomb

When an employee of New Media Strategies dropped the f-bomb in a tweet from client Chrysler's Twitter account March 9, it might have been chalked up to one of those things that can happen to someone on a bad day. Instead, Chrysler decided not to renew its contract...

Is the internet ad model unravelling?

Newsflash: I don’t need you to tell me what I want to buy.  I already know, and anything I need is a web search away. … Go find a better business plan.  One that doesn’t coopt me as your marketing R&D department. … If you want me to buy your...