We all like good news, but bad news is often more useful.
Economic recovery always seems to become official six months after we start experiencing it.
Regarding Kodak’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a quote that should resonate for every company:
“If you’re not willing to cannibalize yourself, others will do it for you.”
- Mark Zupan, dean of the University of Rochester’s business school
Any University of Georgia football fan since the late ‘60s knows Larry Munson. His gravel-voiced style of calling Bulldog football games on the radio was passionate and partisan. From the moment he took the job in 1966, Munson referred to the teams as “us” and “them.”
Bulldog fans can hear his call of the Auburn game [...]
I can’t ever remember tearing up over the death of a CEO I didn’t know. Learning of Steve Jobs’ death last night (an instant message from my daughter appeared on my iPhone) was a shock but not a surprise.
Even though your instinct is to talk about how good you are, two other tactics should come first.
As Apple’s Steve Jobs steps down from his role as CEO, and a legacy of reinventing computers and movies, two things stand out.
There’s been a lot of “vision” on display this week, for better or worse.
Google buys Motorola Mobility, pledging a third of its cash for wireless patents, a TV set-top box business and the vision for a path forward. Meantime, HP kills TouchPad, admits to a flawed vision and prepares to exit the PC and tablet business.
Richard Warner is founder and CEO of What's Up Interactive , an Atlanta based web and video marketing firm whose clients
include AT&T, the Georgia Lottery, the Georgia Aquarium, the Coca-Cola
Company and Holiday Inn. He is seen frequently as a business
commentator on Fox5 WAGA.
He spent 30 years as a host and managing editor interviewing CEOs on
"Georgia's Business" on the state's PBS network, as well as 20 years
as a commentator on Atlanta's WXIA and WAGA TV. His daily radio
commentaries were syndicated on more than 200 stations nationwide.
Richard has also moderated and hosted events for more than 50
organizations including Emory University, the Atlanta Chamber of
Commerce, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the State of Georgia and the
Atlanta Press Club.
He serves on the board of the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia and on the Georgia Film and Video Commission.
What's Up Interactive is a full-service interactive marketing and website design agency in Atlanta. What’s Up specializes in a variety of multimedia marketing solutions including: web development, social media marketing, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, and email marketing strategies. Find out more about us at www.whatsupinteractive.com.
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