Monthly Archives: October 2008

Blogology-The Science of Blogging

Well, finally got time to get a underground project into the light! We launched http://bl.ogology.com this weekend, and are actively looking for writers (Blogologists) who are willing to work for next to nothing in the short term, in exchange for future limelight and percentage of profits.  We have WordPress covered, so if you know of anyone who would like to write about Blogger… Read more →

Get Up and Give More

Life Gets You Down…  When you look back on the last year, our Global Economy has had a huge impact on a ton of people. Too many quality folks have lost their jobs, experienced foreclosure, survived on maxed out credit, and or all of the above.   So if you’re not in the ‘down’ camp, count you lucky stars and… Read more →

5 Most Stressful Life Events

Stress permeates all of our lives and has an affect on everything we do; from our daily jobs and personal relationships to our ability to concentrate. A long time ago I came across a list of the Top 5 Most Stressful Life Events and committed them to memory. Here they are in no particular order: Death Job Change Marriage Divorce… Read more →

Get Contagious with Gregory Ng

Gregory over at http://getcontagio.us reminded me of something very important.  He posted on his blog a video posing a simple question. What are you doing to cut though the noise with your messaging? I semi-brilliantly answered the question, and it immediately reminded me that I have gotten off track with my MARKETING & IDEA blog.  Sure, I want to write… Read more →

The Power of No

I recently sent this email responding to a potential customer who turned me down for an appointment.    Hi *First Name*,  As always, thank you for your time.    After your response to my meeting request, I realized something very important. When I asked to meet with you this time, I clearly didn’t offer anything of immediate and compelling value… Read more →

Get Around To It

I’ll Do It When I Get Around To It!  When I was growing up as a teenager I remember we had ‘A Round To It’ posted on the wall in our basement. It was a constant reminder to avoid procrastination, and never, ever say I will do something when I get around to it. In the event someone slipped you… Read more →

10 Cures for Writers Block

Almost everyone has to write for some purpose or another. Whether you are in marketing, journalism, or simply have a deadline to write a business proposal or birthday card, writers block can hit at the most inconvenient times. Here are few interesting ways to cure the nastiest cases of writers block.  Top 10 Cures for Writers Block  Call A Friend- Call anybody… Read more →

Portage and Main Pedestrian Overpass Proposal

Update: Friday, October 10th  It has been widely quoted, that an agreement signed in 1976 between the City of Winnipeg and the Portage & Main Building Owners has been the primary reason why a pedestrian crossing at Portage & Main has not be implemented. Our mayor has been quoted in the media as saying with out all the property owners consent, he… Read more →