Ear Pollution, Not.

June 21, 2011

You have a choice, you know you do.

You can complain, gossip and criticize. You can whinge and whine or you can live. My dad had polio. The older he got the more he broke. Knee cap and toes but never spirit. It wasn’t until eight months after he died that I realized he never complained. NEVER.

Not when he fell and  had to drag himself to the front door while people drove by. Not when his knee turned into a watermelon of purple or when he turned yellow from cancer of the bile duct, which became pancreatic cancer. No. No complaining, not ever.

Here he is building a Muskoka chair with my mom. He was dying. Can you see his wheelchair? Or is it the smiles that you notice?  This is the man whose five last words were ‘Take care and love everyone.”

You have a choice,  build or break down, criticize or create. Live or …


Branding On The Edge

June 11, 2011

Well done grasshopper.  Here are three brand thought leaders to help you find your edge.

United We Brand Mike Moser

Ogilvy On Advertising David Ogilvy

Then We Set His Hair On Fire – Insights and Accidents from a Hall-of-Fame Career In Advertising, Phil Dusenberry

Enjoy London’s Social Media Unconference,


Touch This!

June 10, 2011

Terry Hoddinott, CEO of Braille Masters created a press that turns the text on your business card into a touching message. Need to reach people who can’t see? Here’s the brilliant answer.


If it is not your genius it is not your job.
Louise B. Karch