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Papa Joe’s Christmas Star

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is He that is born… Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Businesses Don’t Follow Jobs’ Example

Now that the posthumous praise for Steve Jobs begins to ebb, one wonders why we love Jobs and his success at Apple — but eschew his lessons. 1. No One Really Likes a… Continue reading

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“The Beatles as a ‘Business Model?’”

Richard Courtney and George Cassidy have published a new book, “Come Together: The Business Wisdom of the Beatles.” History’s most-successful musical group can teach us lessons in business management. It’s a concept that resonates… Continue reading

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The Giant is Dead: Long Live David

Last week, the Britain’s News of the World newspaper printed its final edition. It was a less-than-grand exit for what was once the world’s largest-selling English language newspaper. But it was a larger-than-life sign for… Continue reading

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The Church, Stem Cells, Relevance, and Engagement

Anyone who’s read this blog with any regularity knows that two key brand concepts are relevance and engagement. Both were featured in my previous article. So, when a family member in Ohio sent… Continue reading

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Bad Job Worse than No Job

I’ve been sitting on this one for a while now. It’s enlightening. Australian researchers found that people with a demanding position without job security or fair compensation actually had lower mental health scores… Continue reading

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Why are Coworkers “Difficult?”

Ever worked somewhere with a difficult coworker? Of course, you have. We all have. So, the better question is…why is he/she difficult? Internal conflicts stand between your organization and a great brand. So, here’s… Continue reading

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Brand Challenge: St. Patrick v. St. Joseph

Can a holiday be a brand? St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated yesterday. This annual event garners so much attention and benefits from such grand fashion, it’s hard to miss. Interestingly, while only two… Continue reading

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Come Here, Watson: We Need You

The past two nights, I watched with complete astonishment the game show Jeopardy! I like the show and am impressed regularly by the contestants’ knowledge. For fun, only (no betting on Jeopardy!), I challenge my… Continue reading

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Super Bowl? Think Super “Brand”

The Super Bowl. Wow. Couldn’t get away from it these last few weeks. Everybody watches it–for one reason (the game, the teams, the players) or another (commercials, festivities, an opportunity to consume massive… Continue reading

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