Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s founding fathers and a tireless worker, is credited with the expression “Time is Money.” And we all know how true that is. Especially when we are wasting it reading 271 things we didn’t really need to know.
I have absolutely no opinion about the qualifications of Michelle Nunn, Georgia Democratic candidate for the United States Senate. She's the daughter of former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn, and from her photo, she looks to be a nice lady. What is not nice are the nitwits running her campaign.
It looks like the economy is improving and more firms are hiring new or additional marketing staff. Unfortunately, time and time again, principals make illogical and critical mistakes when hiring marketers. Let’s take a close look at three of them. Hiring Extroverts: Over the years, we’ve collectively come to the understanding that there is a type of person that is good at marketing (I’m including business development in here, too). This person is an extrovert. Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth
Sandra Vidulich is so excited about the leather boots she ordered through Amazon that she rips open the box in front of the postman and tries them on. "I looove them," she declares, as the driveway at her tree-lined home in rural New Zealand briefly becomes a catwalk. "They're cool." For now, a boom in Internet shopping is helping keep alive moribund postal services across the developed world. But the core of their business—letters—is declining precipitously, and data from many countries indicate that parcels alone won't be enough to save them. The once-proud postal services that helped build modern society
The postal service is not a federal agency. It does not cost taxpayers a dollar. It loses money only because Congress mandates that it do so. What it is is a miracle of high technology and human touch. It's what binds us together as a country. … The letter is mailed from Gold Hill, Oregon. The 1,100 residents of this lingering gold-rush town, mostly mechanics and carpenters and retail clerks in other places, wake with the sun and end their days with walks to the aluminum mailbox bolted to a post at the edge of their yards. In between, Carrie Grabenhorst
How do you find inspiration? For many, the simplest ideas articulated in the form of a short quote can help you to think a little clearer, to move a little faster, to work a little harder, to drive toward a loftier goal. So to help you, I have curated a list of what I believe are the 22 best marketing quotes. You’ll see some familiar marketing greats like Ogilvy, Drucker, Godin and Kawasaki. You’ll also see some broader marketing concepts from Benjamin Franklin, William Shakespeare and more