What I’m working on this week (Apr. 30 – May 5)

Nothing! Yep, I’m not working on anything. Gosh, I love writing that. This past month I’ve been pretty focused on a client’s book (plus finishing up some other projects and starting some new ones) and I basically ran out of steam. I needed a break. So I’m taking one! (Plus, it coincided with my anniversary, […]

Rules of the Scrappy Capitalist: Rule 4 – Act fast; Learn more

Yesterday’s capitalists had a lock on success because newbies couldn’t easily break into business or investing. But the web changed everything. Today, anyone can be a successful entrepreneur, stock trader, or real estate investor. Because of the easy access to opportunities that were once reserved exclusively for the elite, entrepreneurs and investors need to be […]

What I’m working on this week (Apr. 23 – 28)

After barely blogging and tweeting for a week, I’m back to the land of the living. I’ve been writing a book for a client and, I confess, on the verge of burnout for the past couple of weeks. But I wrapped up the heavy-lifting on the book and I’m now back to reality. Whew! Here […]

Neal Lawson of ‘The Guardian’ is wrong: Why we shouldn’t ban outdoor advertising

On Facebook, a friend of mine posted a link to an article in the UK’s The Guardian newspaper. The article was written by Neal Lawson and it’s entitled “Ban Outdoor Advertising“. As someone who lives and breathes marketing and advertising, I think Lawson’s article is frustratingly naive (with all due respect to a fellow writer, […]