Entries by Jeph

What’s The Number One Class At The Stanford Graduate School of Business?

“Touchy Feely” Class at the Stanford Graduate School of Business has been the number one class for 45 years! “Touchy Feely class” or interpersonal dynamics class at the Stanford Graduate School of Business was the number one class based on student voting for the past 45 years! Makes you wonder about what is taught in […]

Two Words You Should Never Use In a Conversation

“That said” That said, is the phrase you use just before you disagree with whatever the other person said. Example:  Brenda: “This new martini shaker is really the bees knees! You can take it completely apart to clean it and it has a handle!” Tom: “That said, the handle is bulky and makes it look dumb and […]

The Dark Side of Social Media; A Modern Day Addiction

Stop listening to your fans. “Your enemies know information your friends won’t tell you.” I’ve heard a lot of this lately… “I’m at 15,000 followers, why would I do anything different?!”, “I just got 500 likes on one post, amazing!”, or a personal favourite; “We’re doing a give away at 20,000 followers, like, share, comment, slay […]

One of The Most Remarkable Non-Profit Organizations in the World

“Be weird. Be awesome. Be loved!” This was the latest sticker COR had printed and left out in a container on a table just inside their office. A circular container that has the likes of stickers, postcards, magnets, stress balls, pens, you name it. All with similar bright colours and uplifting messages. The table they […]

How Safe Is Your Job?

A consultant from Calgary was in town working with one of our clients. As the marketing arm of this organization I was interviewed by the consultant. After asking a bunch of topical questions to what the organization was going through he then asked me a rather interesting question I thought; “How are you staying current?” […]