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Enlightenment is the truth.

Advertising during a pandemic?

I sit in quarantine and turn on the TV. While being pummeled with news reports of death, dying, desperation and depression, I’m bombarded with bright lights and cheery marketing messages.  “Drive this car and enjoy life.”  “Drink this soda and … Continue reading

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Bad Luck

No, this isn’t about the coronavirus.  I’m sure you’ve heard and read enough about it at this point — and I’m certain much more will be heard and read daily. This is about a friend of mine who told me … Continue reading

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Best Coaching Advice Ever

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So Why Do I Teach?

If it’s true that a “picture is worth a thousands words” the photo above explains why I started teaching advertising and marketing 18 years ago. I never set out to become a teacher. I was, and still am, an advertising … Continue reading

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To Vote or not to Vote

It seems that whenever news correspondents quote polls regarding the upcoming elections they use the term, “People say…”.  What people?   Are they talking about people who could vote or people who actually vote? I started doing some digging from a … Continue reading

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Work saves lives

I heard a news report on the radio recently that verified a belief I have held for years. A study was done on the opioid crisis and who has been most affected by it. The study found that the folks … Continue reading

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Does Prez persona mean stock market plus?

  The stock market is at an all-time high. This is great for the 55% of Americans who actually own stocks.  Of course this rise doesn’t mean much for the other 45%. So who gets credit for the stock market … Continue reading

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Decadence

I have an outdoor shower.  (Yes, before you ask, I also have a normal indoor shower and a bathroom.) This past summer I have been using my outdoor shower on a daily basis.  In the morning I go to the … Continue reading

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Brown and White on the beach

I was at the beach today. Beautiful day.  The beach is called Cooper Beach and is located in Southampton, New York. This time of year the it is filled with visitors who want to relax on the beach that has … Continue reading

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THEY are taking YOUR job away!

That’s what the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue resident said to a group of his supporters — otherwise known as the”deplorables”, the “base”, the “knuckleheads at the end of the bar.” “THEY are taking YOUR job away and sending it overseas.” Mmmm…I … Continue reading

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