The Eagle

IF YOU EVER THINK OF QUITTING, TAKE A LESSON FROM OUR NATIONAL SYMBOL–THE EAGLE As we just commemorated the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied northern France by Allied forces, I invite you to continue to be proud of our armed forces who continue to soar today like our mighty bald eagle. It … More The Eagle

The robots have landed. They’ll soon be serving you at your neighborhood bank. What fun!

Yes, Robotic Banking has arrived.  Customers who visit HSBC’s Brickell branch in Miami are being greeted by its newest employee: “Pepper,” a humanoid robot created by SoftBank Robotics. How wonderful.  As if banking weren’t boring enough, now instead of walking up to smiling Sabina, one of my favorite bank tellers, I’ll be greeted digitally at … More The robots have landed. They’ll soon be serving you at your neighborhood bank. What fun!

Bull-by-the-Horns Bullish

  That’s me, bull-by-the-horns bullish. I know stocks love to climb a wall of worry.  Hasn’t it been shown time and again that solid long-term returns come to those who wait? So why am I so worried this time climbing this worry wall? Maybe it’s because my nice little nest egg is so exposed and … More Bull-by-the-Horns Bullish

NEWS MUST ARRIVE ALIVE, NOT IN A HEARSE DOA!

Rule #1:  Never send a release without a news hook.  You have 3.5 seconds to catch an editor’s attention or it’s Dead on Arrival.   Rule #2:  Fewer words are stronger than many, especially in a headline.  Over 25 words?  Your release most likely will be DOA!   Rule #3   Use news for bait or … More NEWS MUST ARRIVE ALIVE, NOT IN A HEARSE DOA!

WHOSE JOHN HANCOCK IS THAT ON THE DECLARATION OF WATER INDEPENDENCE?

It was signed by the man who is the world’s most ardent defender of water, a man dedicated to saving our planet’s water supplies–Riggs Eckelberry.  I’ll tell you more about him in a minute. First let’s dive into the problem we all face as humans dependent on clear drinking water for our lives and livelihoods. … More WHOSE JOHN HANCOCK IS THAT ON THE DECLARATION OF WATER INDEPENDENCE?

New Crisis Management Term Ready For Takeoff: ‘Boeing Blame Shift’

It was a shock felt around the world. What could have caused the two crashes of Boeing’s newest, most technologically sophisticated airplanes that claimed the lives of 346 people? According to Boeing, it was not the product which the company described as a safe airplane, but how customers, the airlines and pilots, probably were using … More New Crisis Management Term Ready For Takeoff: ‘Boeing Blame Shift’

Vacationing on Idyllic Isle of Eighty

An excerpt from my upcoming new book about Internet Dating titled “Love Boat 78” published by Mascot Books. I’m sure you’ve heard of Haiti.  But how aboutEighty?  That alluring, perfectly serine and inviting Isle of Eighty? I hear Eighty is a lovely laid-back escape. Great place to visit, but do we really want to live there? Well, my love boat seems to be … More Vacationing on Idyllic Isle of Eighty

Here is an excerpt from my upcoming new book LOVE BOAT 78 about my internet dating adventures published by MASCOT BOOKS

Funny where this dating whirlwind takes you.  Almost to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).  That’s right.  I came close to falling in love with Sabrina, a beautiful dark-haired Vietnamese woman in Naples, Florida, with whom I spent a romantic weekend.    She wanted me to meet her family in Saigon.  At first I was … More Here is an excerpt from my upcoming new book LOVE BOAT 78 about my internet dating adventures published by MASCOT BOOKS

ExceLina

Here comes ExceLina, a fiery dark-haired, well-endowed sexy-as-hell film actress from Colombia. From one extreme to the other, ExceLina is loaded with sexual appeal, attitude and appetite.  What a body!  What hair and eyes. But might she be a little too hot for me to handle?   I met her in my TransMedia Group office … More ExceLina

When and When Not to Respond to Somebody who Slings Dirt at You on Social or Traditional Media?

It’s never a good idea not to respond to a charge, an unfounded criticism or a lie no matter how dumb, outrageous or untrue.   But do it in a measured way so it doesn’t spread any further, which on the Internet today can be challenging, but possible.   Whatever you do, don’t let puny … More When and When Not to Respond to Somebody who Slings Dirt at You on Social or Traditional Media?