Category Archives: creativity

Why Do Leaders Crush Followers?

My 10-year-old son, Nick, had a big class presentation last week where he was to get up and deliver a weather report using the map on his classroom wall. The poor kid’s a lot like his father, so he wanted … Continue reading

Story of the Scullery Maid (re-tell this to somebody)

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley (the other half of Dos Marcos) In a moment we’ll get to the story of the scullery maid. First I want to talk about kids. During a career day panel, I … Continue reading

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Technology Can Drive Sales

Hello everybody. I am in Las Vegas attending market, so when I come back next week, I will have plenty to report. In the meantime, please check out this article that I wrote for ClickZ about augmented reality. We saw some great … Continue reading

Casper Wants to Kill

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley. Casper was a friendly ghost. In the mattress industry, Casper is the brand that wants to kill. They want to kill the bad experience. Murder the margins. Bury the slimy sales guy. Cut out … Continue reading

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Have Fun Like 1983 North Carolina State and Never Lose

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley Have you seen ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentaries? There’s a great episode about coach Jimmy Valvano and the 1983 North Carolina State national championship team. For me, there’s one moment in … Continue reading