Gimme Three Steps

Gimme Three Steps

If you are one of those fortunate to have not only found your true calling in your professional life, but also make a living doing it, do you remember the moment when it clicked for you? Is it easy to recall the exact moment when you realized I was meant to do this?...
Maris and Mantle Unplugged

Maris and Mantle Unplugged

Last night, my brother in law and sister in law treated us to an evening game at Yankee Stadium. I hadn’t been to The Bronx for a game since I was in grammar school (we were raised Mets fans) and it was exciting to see a game in the “new” Yankee...
Intent vs. Outcome 

Intent vs. Outcome 

At the moment, I am sitting alone in one of Charleston South Carolina’s nicer hotels. As a guy who travels around the country uncorking stories, this in an of itself is not odd – I’m often alone in hotels. The weird thing is that this week my family...
Episode 19 – The Jim Carlon Interview

Episode 19 – The Jim Carlon Interview

Imagine going through basic training for the US Army as you approach the age of 40. It’s more than challenging at 18, but at 40 – come on it takes a special kind of person to raise his or her hand and say, “Bring it on,” but that is just what...
Modem Strong

Modem Strong

Twenty years ago I joined a company that was at the epicenter of interactive marketing. It was called Modem Media and I started just before its tenth birthday (I even got a snazzy blue laptop bag for being there when it turned double digits). I was hired as a research...