P. T. Barnum

Denny Hatch is the author of six books on marketing and four novels, and is a direct marketing writer, designer and consultant. His latest book is “Write Everything Right!” Visit him at dennyhatch.com.

All I know is that first, you’ve got to get mad. You’ve gotta say, “I’m a human being, goddammit! My life has value!” So, I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window, open it, and stick your head out and yell, “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!!” —Peter Finch, “Network,” 1976, screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky Joey Vento and Ann Coulter are mad as hell. Or are they? They have thrust their anger—or is it coolly calculated

What to Do if a World-class Bully Becomes Your Boss May 30, 2006: Vol. 2, Issue No. 42 IN THE NEWS Ex-'Inky' Editor: New Ownership Of Philly Papers Could Be 'Dangerous' NEW YORK--Former Philadelphia Inquirer Editor Robert Rosenthal, who spent 22 years at the paper, said the sale to a local investors group could prove problematic. "It is a unique situation and I don't think it is necessarily a great one for journalism," said Rosenthal, who is currently managing editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. "Many of them are some of the most influential business people in Philadelphia and people

Who is the keeper of your flame? Denny Hatch's Business Common Sense (September 8, 2005): Vol. 1, Issue #29 IN THE NEWS Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Saturday evening of cancer, ending a remarkable 33-year tenure on the Supreme Court and creating a rare second vacancy on the nation's highest court. --Gina Holland "Chief Justice Rehnquist Dies at His Home" The Associated Press, Sept. 3, 2005, 11:58 p.m. U.S./Eastern Shareholders of Nextel Partners have bid up its stock like a piece of hot Manhattan real estate, gambling that Sprint Nextel

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