Jerry Seinfeld Lampoons the Mobile Phone and Communication

Three years ago, I asked a couple of questions in this space about communications: Ask yourself this question. How many times during a given week do you ignore a phone call coming into your mobile device even though you know exactly who is calling with your fancy photo-generated call display. How many times during the […]

Selling Yourself & Your Ideas is the New 20 Percent Time

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While I haven’t yet read Daniel Pink’s — the other dp — latest literary offering, “To Sell Is Human” I can glean from the chapter titles — and chapter one in particular — that he believes a) we’re all in the business of selling ourselves and/or our ideas and b) we unknowingly devote a good […]

In 5 Minutes Louis C.K. Nailed Behavioural Malfunctions in a Connected World

I’ve never been a fan, but Louis C.K. is definitely on to something. Invest five minutes of your life and watch/listen to what he has to say on the Conan O’Brien show about smartphones and being connected. Once you strip away the raw edge he portrays, C.K. has given us philosophical insight into a world […]

An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action

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I’m not a very political man. You may even call me apolitical. I always vote, but I often vote based on the issues versus being tied to a political party. I’m politically Neapolitan. But that doesn’t mean I can’t tell you about a good story that involves Government, regardless of your or my political stripes. […]

Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

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On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. Close to 1800 people received this email. Its overarching intent was to ‘ask’ for their support. (click here to read it) As some of you might know, I recently published my first book. Excited doesn’t begin to […]