Bankrupt Companies need Marketing Love, too.

February 25, 2009 by  
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Saw an article in the WSJ today…bankruptcy lawyers are doing a booming business. And law firms are having a hard time hanging on to their top dogs. Nice problem to have, if you are a lawyer. But what frustrates me is that companies going into bankrup…

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Upspeak? Does it really make women sound stupid? Yes?

February 25, 2009 by  
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There are a lot of teenagers who have this annoying speech tic…but I notice it among women at work quite frequently. Everything is a question. I must admit, I have no tolerance for this. Either you are confident in what you are saying, or you have a …

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Electronic Familiarity Breeds Contempt.

February 25, 2009 by  
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Let me preface this by stating, Yes. Yes, I do read my son’s text messages from time to time. He is 16, he lives under my roof and his cell phone is on his father’s plan. I will not apologize for this, ACLU.But what I have noticed is that teenagers …

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Saturday Night in Downtown Detroit-DEAD

February 24, 2009 by  
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Went to the boat show in Detroit over the weekend…granted, it was snowy all day, but not that snowy. And it stopped by about 4pm. But the boat show? Dead. So quiet and empty it was kinda weird. This is Saturday night. And I know no one has any …

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Teenage Driver’s Ed

February 19, 2009 by  
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My teenage son has made me a better driver. (Well, I always said I was a good driver in a bad way. I think I have good driving skills but I drive too fast.) I now come to a complete stop at every stop sign. Which means I driver slower down resident…

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