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Are you a leader, manager, or both? David_DeWolf_1200x675
Are you a leader, manager, or both?
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“You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Hopper, Admiral, US Navy You may have noticed that some managers cannot lead. To lead is…

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Inside the Vatican
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“Inside the Vatican” – those three words have taken on a multitude of meanings over the past month, and as with all things related to faith, I would expect them…

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Pick One: Following Policy or Loving your Client
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Southwest Airlines ran a couple of ads during the NFL Divisional Playoffs today that summarized a blog I have been planning to write for the past week. While the campaign…

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6 ways successful media will react to your new media consumption habits
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In a recent blog post, I outlined the core disruptions causing the Media Industry to change. Changes to distribution channels and the editorial role, the explosion of content sources, and…

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Focus, and the art of selective hearing
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I remember very well the pain I caused my Mom when I was young as I intently scoured baseball box scores, watched a Red Sox game, or built Legos. It…

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All roads lead to Rome (My continual convergence of passions)
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In one of my recent posts, A Convergence of Passions, I outlined how my career progressed from media to technology-centric and then, ultimately, a combination of the two. Much to…

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Your media consumption is changing (and why the industry that provides it is being forced to react)
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If you have been paying attention, over the past year we have witnessed the beginnings of a Media revolution. We all knew in our gut that the industry had to…

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A Convergence of Passions
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When I graduated from college in 1999, I assumed a career in media lay before me. Passionate about leveraging media for good and wholesome entertainment, I spent a large portion…

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The Lost Art of Follow Up
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I have a confession to make: I’ve been blown away by the mere fact that within the past 3 days I’ve had two people “follow up” with me. The first…

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The Magic Behind Self-Funding Products
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The principle of the Product Mindset I am most fond of is the “Self-Funding Product.” I tend to throw it out in conversation and expect others to know what I’m talking…

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