Category Archives: Corporate Wisdom

Edit Thyself! Some Advice for Kelly Blazek from a Former First Grade Teacher

The very first research paper I ever wrote was in seventh grade for Mr. Mackler’s Social Studies class.  We were studying colonial America and I chose to write about the lost colony of Roanoke Island. I sweated for a long … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration

This is offered for your considertion. I will leave out my own comments and snarkiness. Below is a quote directly from this mornings reading of Shelf Awareness. It is a discussion of a very interesting article in The New Yorker by George Packer … Continue reading

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2013: The Year In Review

What happened in 2013? Surely you remember, weren’t you paying attention?. And now it is a New Year. It’s 2014.  We all get a fresh start with new opportunities, a new beginning and new chances. You know, turn the page. As … Continue reading

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Five Simple Steps To Fix The Newsstand Industry

Nope. This post won’t address the Pay on Scan issue. Nor does it contain specific financial or production advice to the remaining three biggest wholesalers. There is no “10 Point Plan!” demonstrating how our four largest national distributors can remain … Continue reading

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