“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
9/11 happened on Obama's watch! GOP noise machine already hard at work on the history books of the future
Something wicked this way comes. Item: Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino says “we did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush’s term.” Item: GOP apologist Mary […]
Nota Bene #96: Saturn's Hexagon and the Bulava Spiral
“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
Nota Bene #93: Linksgiving
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Fear is the organization killer
Once upon a time the business world was dominated by hierarchical organizations that derived both their structures and mechanistic management philosophies from military thinking that traces its lineage through Frederic the Great […]
In business, desperate times call for measured thinking
As the poet Robert Burns put it, “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men / Gang aft agley.” The common military iteration of the sentiment says that no plan, however well […]
McCain's campaign shows new vulnerability, but will Obama exploit it?
by JS O’Brien John McCain’s campaign advisers have made a potentially election-changing, tactical error. They’ve started lying. Lying in campaigns isn’t new, of course. The GOP has made big lies central to […]
Ad recall? My ass(umptions)
by greg stene, ph.d. This is a blog about advertising. Advertising’s built in part, on persuading people. So, as a matter of self-defense, I naturally reject everything anyone says about it and […]