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Why ‘Pokémon Go’ Scares the Crap Out of Me

There’s no doubt that gamers obsessed with playing Pokémon Go will end up walking into trees, stepping off curbs into traffic, and getting mugged at PokéStops in shady locations. And some moron will inevitably play while skateboarding, bike-riding or driving. It sounded like a good idea at the time. Right. Online games[…] Read On

Donald Trump: Serious Leadership Material

Less than 11 months ago, I watched Donald Trump announce his candidacy and wrote the following for my Fox Business Critical Thinking column. As the Republican nominee who will indeed run against Hillary Clinton for President of the United States, it’s even more relevant today than it was then: My initial reaction to news that Donald J.[…] Read On

When Your Ego Writes Checks That Reality Can’t Cash

Branding has a branding problem. The advent of “personal branding” and broad substitution of the word “brands” for “companies” have diluted the meaning of this critically important principle for individuals and marketing strategy for companies big and small. Branding is actually about making and keeping promises. A brand tells customers[…] Read On