Less Is More

Less Is More

There was a time when you needed a team of people to get a simple task done. And everything was manual, it took longer and was more involved. People were the answer to all your problems. The more issues you had the more people you needed. Today, not so much. And thank goodness. I’m not saying let’s replace people with robots, not at all. I think the virtual assistant will probably come into its own one day, but they will never capture the subtle nuances that come with working closely and in tandem with a real human being. If you have Clutter you know what I’m talking about, right? Clutter manages to de-clutter just about everything, and I mean things I don’t want it to remove. No subtlety here. Total different subject, but one that is on the docket for future exploration.

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Can You Be Too Confident?

Can You Be Too Confident?

Confidence is a key ingredient in most recipes for success. Who is going to take you seriously if all you do is waffle around, not presenting yourself as someone people can trust?  I’ve always admired confident people and have done my best to appear that way when necessary - I have certainly not always felt that way. But I wonder if confidence is overrated?

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Millennial Marketing

Millennial Marketing

So many agencies I talk to these days are fixated on helping their clients reach millennials - from alcohol to chocolate to beauty brands.

Origins, one of my all-time favorite beauty brands - perhaps because they are one of the ‘originals’ in the wellness space and were savvy enough to tap the wonderful Dr. Weil, has even put some muscle behind this target group. Start treating the issue before it becomes an issue. Good logic. It’s easy to look at millennials and make the assumption: if you can capture their mind and hearts early you can keep them for life.

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