Human Business Teams for Events: Taste of L.A Catering


Well now. Apparently yesterday’s post on Human Business Teams, and what is now formerly known as TasteCasting, created a firestorm of comments and debate on the nature of reviews and disclosure. Lots of people chimed in and the discussion continues to be productive.  If you’re interested in seeing how all that panned out, click the link […]

How Serendipity Works


Serendipity seems to happen in business much more than it used to.  Why?  There are folks like you and I using social media tools that have increased the frequency of serendipity. Yet it’s still one of the hardest things to explain to business folks.  There’s no “serendipity metric.”  There probably never will be either. Sometimes things […]

Quick Updates on Social Business Strategies

I feel like I haven’t really been keeping you up-to-date on what’s happening at Social Business Strategies. For the sake of time, I’ll just let the video do the talking.  Okay? I often struggle with what I write here.  On one hand, I feel like what I’m working on – from a business standpoint, in […]

How the Happy Sandbox is Changing Business


It’s been interesting to see how the economy of the past two years has caused paradigm shifts in the way business is working. Even two years ago, companies seemed focused on merely surviving in the sandbox, full of staunch competitors.  Entrepreneurs, account folks and business developers were forced to wear smiles, sign NDAs and keep secrets […]

15 Reasons Why You Should Go See To Kill a Mockingbird


A lot of folks give me service about doing so many locally-focused blog posts.  I get that.  I’m supposed to “think global.” Whatever.  For some posts, I’ll continue to “think local.”  That’s me.  That’s my blog.  Okay? I live in and love Columbus, Ohio.  My town and the people in it are important to me.  […]