Here’s How You Can Pick My Brain

The Twitterverse was all atwitter a few years ago over the idea that one consultant was charging a day rate of $22,000. I had no problem with it. I thought about this the other day following a conversation with a colleague about billing strategies and hourly rates,...

What Companies Can Learn from Global Oil Prices

If you own or run a business, pay attention to how Saudi Arabia is handling falling oil prices. They’re doing nothing, and it’s brilliant. Saudi Arabia’s break-even point for a barrel of oil is somewhere around $20. Meanwhile, the price to extract...

Cornerstones and Cobblestones

I learned about propinquity at the Solo PR Summit. Okay, to be fair, the concept isn’t new–but I would have been hard-pressed to define the word itself. Propinquity means nearness, but it’s really about the relationship between proximity and...