Mondays Postponed in Calendar Revamp

It’s always important to be flexible. I’m planning on a great October, and to help things along I’ve been improving my calendar. I would love to hear your suggestions for any further good ideas. The features here are pretty straightforward: …

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But I don’t know anything about Public Relations

This video explains all you need to know. Fellow commuter: The reason I ask – I hear there’s a spot opening up in Public Relations where I work, in United Broadcasting. Gregory Peck: What would it pay? Fellow commuter: Oh, …

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Cats and designers…do they get on?

Do you care about Missy the lost cat? Perhaps you do, perhaps you don’t. Either way, this exchange of messages made me cry with laughter. It starts off: From: Shannon WalkleyDate: Monday 21 June 2010 9.15amTo: David ThorneSubject: Poster HiI opened the screen door …

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Tactical advertising with style and humour

The CEO of Mercedes has just retired. BMW hired an actor who looked like him and made this advert. This is a really good piece of opportunistic marketing by BMW.

Murphy’s Law of Work

The more pretentious a corporate name, the smaller the organisation. (For instance, The Murphy Centre for the Codification of Organisational Software Applications, compared to IBM and Apple). You can go anywhere you want if you look serious and carry a …

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The Corporate Boat Race

An American automobile company and a Japanese auto company decided to have a competitive boat race on the Detroit River. Both teams practised hard and long to reach their peak performance. On the big day, they were as ready as …

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Dilbert’s Words of Wisdom

I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow’s not looking good either. I love deadlines. I especially love the swooshing sound they make as they go flying by. Tell me what you need, and …

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