My Unlikely Career: A Retrospective, in 4 decades. Part 1.

Part 1.   Last week was Clicktale’s Kickoff 2018. We cleverly named it “Elevate” as this fit with our company’s goals of taking us ever higher, in vision and execution.  I’ve been to a lot of kickoffs. I’ve run a lot of kickoffs. I’ve presented at a lot of kickoffs. This time it was different, which caused me to take…

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United, We Stood

Back in 2014, it was announced that Arthur Blank, one of the founders of Home Depot and longtime owner of the Atlanta Falcons, had been awarded an expansion team in Major League Soccer, North America’s highest level professional soccer league. Blank planned to have the as-of-then unnamed team play its games at the also as-yet-unnamed new stadium he planned to…

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Review

As we near the end of 2017, I near the end of my first year of blogging. Actually, I’ve blogged for many years on business topics, for various sites and media outlets, including eConsultancy, Forbes, CMO.com and now, Digital Doughnut. You can look me up at those places, and at Clicktale, and see my thoughts about an industry I’ve been part…

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Morning

  “It’s Morning Again in America”. I’m old enough to remember that phrase, from a storied TV commercial from Ronald Reagan’s 1984 presidential campaign. It was such a hopeful statement. Morning’s represent new. The dawn of a new day.   I’ve never been a morning person, figuratively, or literally.  My mornings for the last few years (i.e., the smartphone years)…

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Dreams

The word "dreams" can be a noun. You might say: “last night, I had a dream”.  Another usage is aspirational. You might say: “I dream of being a good person”   There is also an adjective usage of dreams representing something desirable: “it’s my dream that everybody just get along”.   Dreams are a fascinating subject.  We all have them, sometimes good,…

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