Distractions

Earlier today I sat down to watch college football. At one point I had to remind myself to stop trying to watch while also doing something else. I’d deliberately worked hard through the week so I could have the free time today to just sit and watch my team play. And yet, here I was …

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Settling the Debate

I don’t watch presidential debates anymore. But back when I did, I noticed something: Nobody ever wins. One side says their candidate won. The other side says their candidate won. When they poll “independent” or “undecided” voters it tends to be a divided room. ‚ÄčThe debates don’t seem to ever settle anything. When it comes …

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Buzz off, customer!

Recently I looked on in horror as an online business told its list (their most important marketing asset) to shut up and buy their stuff already. Brick-and-mortar businesses couldn’t tell their customers “don’t talk to me!” and expect to make sales… But it happens in E-commerce all the time. Granted, they didn’t literally say “shut …

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