Gratitude

Career advice from an arrogant kid with a crappy film camera  By Dan Kahn I bought my first car when I was 14. A multi-colored and primer-covered Mustang fastback that I slowly rebuilt with my dad in his garage. Since I taught myself to read with car magazines, it was only natural that I wanted…

Why Your Logo Matters

Think of any iconic brand, and the first thing that usually appears in one’s mind is its logo. Nike’s famous Swoosh, the Golden Arches of McDonald’s, the bitten apple of Apple, Gucci’s iconic double “G” and many others have become synonymous with the brands they represent. It’s no anomaly that some of the most well-known…

A Tale of Two Coffees

The most critical thing you can do for your business right now isn’t what you think By Dan Kahn I wasn’t much of a coffee person for the first quarter-century of my life until I landed a job at a dot-com in the early 2000s with (much to my shock) a full-time in-house barista. That…

How To Navigate Supply Chain Issues in 2022

Wasn’t this the year everything was supposed to get better? According to some, supply chain issues were merely temporary bumps on the road that would quickly vanish. Other prognosticators predicted that this was the year things would finally get better. Unfortunately, neither scenario is correct as nothing has really improved. It is hard to believe,…

Five Things We Learned from Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo

According to gushing Tesla fans everywhere and some fawning members of the media, Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo was the biggest thing to ever happen to humanity since the invention of the smartphone. Held in celebration of the opening of Telsa’s latest Gigafactory in Austin, Texas, Cyber Rodeo had the vibe of a party mixed with a…

Six Alternative Marketing Strategies That Work

Some like to reduce marketing to nothing more than ROI calculations and spreadsheets. Tracking marketing expenditures is vital as keeping within budget is a concern. And a savvy marketer is always going to look at the results of any campaign. But simply boiling down marketing to just numbers and data is always a mistake. There…

Is Facebook Really Dead?

Things haven’t been going exactly that well for Facebook since it changed its name to Meta. Many saw the name change as nothing more than an attempt to distance itself from an increasingly negative image. The moniker change came not that long after former employee Frances Haugen’s testimony to a U.S. Senate subcommittee about Facebook…