Category Archives: Just Saying

Thoughts that roam around in my head and end up ‘out here’

Does Misery Really Love Company?

There has been much debate over the affair of Misery loving Company. Thanks to recent comprehensive studies, interviews, and clinical trials, it has been conclusively determined that Misery, in fact, does not love Company. Exclusive interviews and exhaustive studies with … Continue reading

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What’s the ROI of Nice?

That Pollyanna wearing the rose-coloured glasses and flowing white skirt that you see skipping through a field of Shasta daisies humming a happy tune? Yeah. That’s me. I’ve noticed a number of posts, by well respected friends, around the topic … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know” is an Answer

I have made mistakes in my life: gaffed, erred, blundered, goofed up, failed brilliantly. It has been said that the path of failure leads the way to learning and innovation. I certainly hold this to be true. The relatively sane … Continue reading

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Want to ‘get good service’? Consider ‘giving good customer’

In a recent post, Daniel Newman made the most salient point around why ‘I Can’t’ needs to be erased from customer service vernacular. He inspired me to take a closer look at my customer service experiences. I recently traveled, from … Continue reading

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Musing on Meditation, Mediation, and Marauding

Today, I was hanging three loads of laundry on my dervish (that’s what I call my outdoor laundry tree-thingy). It’s Mother’s Day but the deed had to be done. Although we have conquered space travel and AI, auto-pilot laundry still … Continue reading

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Twitter making you Bitter? Suck it up, Buttercup

I joined the Twitter community about six months ago and am still figuring it out. I’ve had the opportunity to chat with several people about this ‘Twitter thing’ and noted some interesting sentiments: “Why bother.” “No one really cares about … Continue reading

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Go Mobile or Go Home

I tuned into a webinar presented by Richard Robbins with guest Scott Stratten (you know, that UnMarketing guy ;-)). It played in the background while I worked and was interesting with the tips around effective use of social media and … Continue reading

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