The “Ordinary” Movie Quote that Can Help Save Your Marketing Copy

As far as memorable movie lines go, it’s not anywhere close to the top of the list. But one line – from one of my all-time favorite movies – is so relevant to what I do for a living that I think of it multiple times each day. The movie is the 1989 baseball classic […]

One Simple Question You Must Answer for Any Successful Campaign

Earlier this week, an interesting Substack piece by a writer named Michele Catalano generated a great deal of attention on social media. The post – titled “the right to way ‘writer’” – dealt with how writers often feel some level of insecurity about referring to themselves as writers. To some degree, this is due to […]

The Proven “Secret” for Making Even the Most Boring Business Meeting a Success

One of the more boring — but necessary — regular functions during my role as a publisher was to participate in review meetings with upper management. But it was in these meetings that I learned a productivity “secret” that I’ve used many times over the years to turn otherwise boring meetings into unlikely sources for […]