Quick Book Review: ‘Almost Interesting’ by David Spade

I couldn’t help but seize this book immediately when finding out Spade had written a bio. I am a fan. I own Tommy Boy, not in some Netflix queue or on Blu-ray…I own it on VHS. Plus we just have a lot in common. He is snarky. He was always a smaller guy (as was I growing up). He is …

Quick Book Review: ‘Shoe Dog’ by Phil Knight

I am a huge non-fiction fan and a big memoir fan too. Being also a fan of capitalism, I was interested to read Phil Knight’s book on three levels. Okay four actually if you count that I enjoy reading about sticky brands. I wasn’t disappointed. A few things really stood out so—in lieu of a traditional review—I thought I would …

Wishing I Knew Then What I Know Now: Advice for Young Professionals

You know when you hear a song and say to yourself, “I gotta get that on iTunes.” That happened to me the other day. There is a song by The Faces called Ooh La La. (Watch video/hear it here). The chorus partially goes “I wish that I knew what I know now when I was younger.” It came out in …

White Knights Need Not Apply

If you read the blog regularly, you know I still have a love for the world of integrated communications agencies.   I enjoyed my time in them tremendously and luckily, with Nucleus, I still get to interact with agency folks quite a bit which is great. However, the other day I was reading about Dell’s troubles and it reminded me of …