June, 2015

How to give credit where it's due

How to Give Credit Where It’s Due

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I’ll never forget the time when I was working at a global advertising agency in Taiwan in the mid-1990s. We were in a brainstorming session for one of our clients, a global package delivery company which operated a fleet of hundreds of airplanes. We were developing a TV and print advertising campaign that would convey the concept of delivery speed. The client was launching a new international overnight delivery service with a money-back guarantee. At some point during the discussions I…

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This is how one father let's his son grow up

This is How One Dad Lets His Son Grow Up

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A few years ago I took my family to Atlanta and rented a car for the two-hour drive north where my son’s summer camp was located. It was the first time we had enrolled him in a sleep-away camp, the first time he would be away from home and beyond our careful watch — and for an entire month. An otherwise smooth drive through the idyllic mountainous region of northern Georgia was abruptly interrupted when a tire on our rental car started…

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