Why Do People Follow Brands? [INFOGRAPHIC] →
Larry David on Golf →
I feel Larry’s pain about being awful at golf, and he conveys this with typical Larry Davidesque curmudgeonry. My first stage: Anger. There was a time when I was always angry on the course. Driving fast in the cart. Throwing clubs. Constantly berating myself. “You stink, four-eyes! You stink at everything. You can’t even open a bottle of wine! You can’t swipe a credit card at the...
Reblog: Normalcy Bias & Job Creation →
The past several decades have witnessed an erosion of our manufacturing base in exchange for a reliance on wealth creation via financial assets. Now, as that road approaches a dead-end cul-de-sac via interest rates that can go no lower, we are left untrained, underinvested and overindebted relative to our global competitors. The precipitating cause of our structural employment break is both...
The Cosby Sweater Project →
When’s the Cosby Sweater store opening up?
reblog: holy groupon →
My thoughts exactly… “For businesses, the notion that deep discounting is the way to acquire loyal customers is dangerous. Competing on price doesn’t get you love; delivering high quality products and services, engaging with your customers and creating unique experiences does. The best customers buy experiences, not price.”
Most successful young people don’t look inside and then plan a life. They...– - David Brooks, New York Times Columnist Article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/opinion/31brooks.html
America's Fittest Cities →
What makes a city fit? It’s not weather, but related factors such as affluence, high education, and innovative industries.