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If I Was In Charge of Verizon…

If I was in charge of Verizon, the first thing I would do would be to take the large group of people, known collectively on TV as “the network,” – seen following around the “can you hear me now?” guy in the commercials – and reassign them to work in Customer Service.  In fact I […]

David E. Bowman – Squidoo Lens Returns

I gave a speech earlier this week to the Dayton LinkedIn Group.  In the speech, I spoke about some easy ways that individuals can use the web to build their personal brand.  One tool I referenced was Squidoo – one of the most useful sites (or grouping of sites) on the web. Squidoo is a […]

Linking Up with LinkedIn Dayton

Today I was given the distinct honor of addressing the LinkedIn Dayton networking group at Champps in Centerville, Ohio on the topic of leveraging web based tools to build your personal brand.  I want to thank everyone who attended the event.  I hope you found it to be fun and informative. I know that I […]

If I Was In Charge of Microsoft, the First Thing I Would Do…

Before we talk Microsoft, let me talk about the premise here.  How many times to you hear yourself or someone else make the following statement,  “If I was in charge of that company the first thing I would do would be…”  I hear it every day, and probably utter the phrase myself every other day. […]

Get Yourself Connected…

Thanks to Michelle Kaye at Battelle and Battelle, who brought me in today to speak about networking, social media, blogs, networking, and the emerging web to a number of her fellow employees as well as some of the employees of McGohan Brabender.  Originally the event was going to be held at Battelle and Battelle, but […]

One Hour with The One Minute Entrepreneur – Ken Blanchard Comes to Dayton

Ken Blanchard is one of the most prominent thinkers in modern business. He has written best selling books like Gung Ho, the One Minute Manager, Raving Fans, Whale Done, Know Can Do, Servant Leader and numerous other titles. (He was also a professor at Ohio University.) He is a firm believer in empowering employees, the […]

The Physics of Marketing – Conservation of Energy

This week’s Physics of Marketing post is about energy. It is clear when someone has energy and more clear when they lack it. Starbuck’s has made a fortune on regularly selling me cups full of energy in the form of caffeine laden black coffee. Energy takes many forms, and is probably best thought of in […]