Reading Time: 3 minutes Over 9 million times every month, someone does a Google search on the word “trust”. Google Trends shows a steady upward trend in the word “trust” used in media stories since 2004. We hear the word every day. Many of of use the term daily. Some more than others. “Trust me, I wouldn’t even offer […]
Author: Kevin Stirtz
Reading Time: 6 minutes “Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great.” – Fernando Flores I use to be envious of great people. By “great”, I mean people who have achieved things so noteworthy they become famous for it. Some do it early in life, like athletes. Tiger Woods is a great example. Others take
Reading Time: < 1 minute The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald A few years ago, Kevin M. Schultz, a historian and teacher, published a revealing book about two of America’s most noteworthy intellectuals, William F. Buckley, Jr.
Reading Time: 4 minutes One of my favorite movies is Coach Carter. It’s based on the true story of a high school basketball star who comes back to coach at his old school. The team was on a losing streak with few prospects for improvement. Coach Carter steps in and makes some radical changes to help the players become successful
Reading Time: 2 minutes Leadership is what every organization needs and so few have inadequate supply. Part of leadership is what the first President Bush called “the vision thing”. It’s the ability to see what does not exist and then gather, mold and shape the resources needed to make it happen. Part of leadership is the passion for the
Reading Time: 2 minutes “But I for one believe that one of the gifts of Social Media marketing is the movement of business into an Ethical age, one where ethical action (largely) leads to more money, greater success.” -Kevin von Duuglas-Ittu One of the more interesting conversations I’ve witnessed on ethical behavior was about SEO link building. The discussion was on