Not Funny

June 1, 2015 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, Opinion, Publications

This column was printed in the 2015 May/June issue of Omaha Magazine. It says right there in an old bio I sent out years ago, “I was once Paul Newman’s bodyguard.” Okay, I lied. Or, […]

Prepare to Meet Our Makers

Deprivation Blindspot

May 20, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Opinion, Publications

This article appears in the Summer 2015 edition of B2B. Which of the following is significantly correlated with ethics? Chocolate Vegetables Caffeine All of the Above In a recent survey, most people responded “all of […]

Oil Play

May 13, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications

This article originally published in Summer 2015 edition of B2B. Saudi Arabia is changing the world economy with the continued pumping of oil as well as statements regarding reduced oil demand. Consumption has been going […]

Passion Project

February 26, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications

When Greg Daake returned from a conference in Minneapolis where he heard a panel present their experience with a 24-hour total rebrand, he knew he wanted to try it. Daake, founder and creative director of […]

The Brand Brief

October 1, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications, Uncategorized

Depending upon which study, source, anecdote, or observation you wish to rely, the average American’s attention span averages six to nine seconds. (So the fact that you’re even reading this sentence means you are—rejoice—above average). […]

B4B

July 17, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications

Over a year ago Omaha Publications Founder and Publisher Todd Lemke floated the notion of “B4B” by me: the idea that the relationship between businesses doing business with each other is markedly improved when it […]

Get Moving

Let States Deal Individually 
with fuel dependence

February 1, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Large, centralized government perpetuates stupidity in a manner that defies reason. The framers of the Constitution understood this well, as reflected in the decentralization of power to the individual states. Each state, with its varied […]

Grassroots Organization

August 26, 2013 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Peter F. Drucker The thought of community organizing has been something that would raise my ire with thoughts of…well, you know the kinds […]