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Leaders: Repeat Your Winners

“Repeat your winners. If you are lucky enough to write a good advertisement, repeat it until it stops selling. Scores of good advertisements have been discarded before they lost their potency. You aren’t advertising to a standing army; you are advertising to a moving parade.” – David Ogilvy (1911 – 1999) The above quote by … Continue reading

Tech Note: New Devices and App for Garage Door Doubt Episodes

How many times have you been rushing to get out of your house into your vehicle, and off to work, school, church, the airport, shopping, etc.? After merging onto the freeway or mid-way to your destination, how many times has this next question smacked at you: Did I close the garage door?  For me the … Continue reading

Numbers: Volkswagen Emission Scandal

It’s been one of those weeks when I am still trying to wrap my brain around the news of an emission scandal within Volkswagen (VW) that has impacted a number of diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. since 2009. It appears that these vehicles have what some call a defeat device that has internal software … Continue reading

U.S. Gas Prices Shift From Summer to Fall

Here we are at the end of summer 2015. Fall officially begins in the U.S. on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. It is also two weeks after Labor Day, the unofficial end of the summer driving season. Given the volatility of gas prices in different regions of the U.S. over the past four months, this post … Continue reading

Leaders: Beware The Master Interloper

I recently reconnected with a professional colleague who I met on an assignment a few years ago. As we were both reliving some of the more interesting highlights of the project we worked together on, the incident with the roving interlopers came up. That’s interlopers, not antelopes. Interlopers are those folks that make a habit … Continue reading

Lower Gas Prices For Labor Day 2015

Here we are! It is Labor Day Weekend 2015. While most Americans are planning cook-outs or savoring an extra day to rest or play, others have travel plans to capture that last trip or event for summer vacation. If you subscribe to old-school etiquette, it’s your last chance to wear white. Whether you are driving … Continue reading