The Leader Undone: When the Wheels Come Off!

Dennis McCallum observed that “The biggest problem with many of us is that we are soft from too much success. We are like a child riding a bike on training wheels who thinks he has actually learned to ride.  His parents warn him, “It’s a little harder when you take the wheels off,” but until … Continue reading

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Socially Branded Journalism: Crossing the Generational Divide

On February 27th, 1968 Walter Cronkite closed his broadcast by introducing “an analysis that must be speculative, personal, [and] subjective.” He was of course talking about the Vietnam War, and in particular the Tet offensive. While those of us who have not yet cracked the half century mark in terms of years on this planet … Continue reading

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A Buy American Exemption: The Maine View

Remember to tune in on Monday at 12:30 PM EDT as I welcome Maine’s gubernatorial candidate Matt Jacobson to discuss the implications of a Buy American exemption on the State’s utilization of Canadian-based suppliers.  Yo can access the live broadcast through the On-Demand Player below: more about “A Buy American Exemption: The Maine View“, posted … Continue reading

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The Power of the Blog

My entry into social media was through the creation of the Procurement Insights Blog in May 2007. As of today it reaches more than 300,000 syndicated subscribers each month worldwide, and with more than 40 sponsors and growing it is the number one sponsored blog in its sector. Of course, none of this was planned … Continue reading

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Should President Obama have respectfully declined the Nobel Prize?

This morning I have participated in an interesting discussion regarding President Obama receiving the Nobel Peace Prize that was sparked by John Tantillo’s Winner Loser is Up: Winner David Letterman; Loser The Nobel Prize.  (Note: John will be my guest on the PI Window on Business Show on November 5th, 2009.) Here is the conversation … Continue reading

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Legislating Free Speech or Controlling Jornalistic Integrity?

This idea of international free trade is a fallacy. We don’t need free trade. We need smart trade . . . Even Canada is not truly a free trade partner. Their regulations require broadcasters use a specified percentage of Canadian-produced programming. That’s protectionism, and to deny it is to be the patsy to foreign governments … Continue reading

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PI Window on Business Segment to Address the FTC’s Question “How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?”

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) announces that it will hold two days of public workshops on December 1 and 2, 2009, to examine the Internet’s impact on journalism in newspapers, magazines, broadcast television and radio, and cable television.  The Internet has changed how many consumers receive news and altered the advertising landscape.  Low … Continue reading

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Health in the Boardroom: A Question of Time Management or Exercise?

Angioplasty or Exercise, which would you choose? This was the title of a blog post on Ecademy that I received from Dr. Gaby Cora in late August. As I eventually had to admit that the tightening waste line of my pants had nothing to do with being shrunk in the wash or some cruel conspiracy … Continue reading

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Today’s Broadcast “Me lookin at you and you looking at me: Staging Social Network Advertising” Engaging and Thought Provoking

September’s line-up of shows has been incredible covering a range of interesting and timely topics from the Buy American Policy’s impact on domestic and international economies to “heard it here first” news stories and bestselling authors Libby Gill and Shel Israel discussing their new books. It is probably a safe assumption that we had a … Continue reading

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(A LinkedIn Question) Video Killed The Radio Star… But Will It Save Print Media?

The true power of social media which of course includes social networking is the medium’s ability to disseminate and stimulate dialogue across a vast network both quickly and conveniently. Having just completed a series of posts and corresponding interviews with individuals such as Blog Talk Radio’s Director of Programming Philip Recchia and bestselling author Shel … Continue reading

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