brand-as-business bit:   In one of a string of disappointing Chargers games a few weeks ago, a receiver (who shall remain nameless) provided an instructive, but unfortunate illustration about business – the importance of closure in business, specifically. You see, as the receiver went to make catch, he pivoted to start running too quickly and the […]


“…Winter slumps are often the result of corner-cutting.” This diagnosis wasn’t offered to explain why so many businesses continue to struggle today – but it should have. The quote actually comes from a write-up in this past Sunday’s New York Times sports section about the Dallas Cowboys‘ 15-27 record in December over the past decade. […]