Monthly Archives: June 2010

Nothing Matters but the Improvement

FAIL? What do you do if you forget your kata (form/pattern),  your product’s marketing budget gets the axe, sales doesn’t “get” the presentation, and your pitch falls flat? WIN? Is this different from how you deal with obtaining the next belt rank, successfully launching that under-performing product, … Continue reading

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Keeping the Wheels from Falling Off is Important

Seth is on to something… linch·pin  1 : a locking pin inserted crosswise [to keep the wheel on] 2 : one that serves to hold together parts or elements that exist or function as a unit “Linchpin” describes a link … Continue reading

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The Great Unemployment and the Value of Stillness

Last week I transitioned from seeking employment to collaborating with product and campaign managers. It appears that now I am really going to live with my feet in two worlds. “In transition” is the current method to describe “unemployed”. I’ve … Continue reading

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The PMM Colossus…or feet planted in two worlds

Everyone who works any phase of Marketing, Product or otherwise, has their feet in two worlds.  Just as a martial arts student lives in a dual world. As students of karate, we enter the dojang, bow to show respect to our … Continue reading

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