Krosfyah was a Bajan soca band. Edwin Yearwood was their lead singer. Not exactly the typical source of profound and prophetic lyrics. And yet, this song has always had a deep effect on me. Maybe it’s the music, maybe it’s the idea, maybe it’s the combination. Whatever it is, this moves me in so many ways. Lyrics posted below for the curious. I dare you … Continue reading One of the Most Powerful Caribbean Songs
Hurt. Confused. Guilty. Defensive. Grieving. Over-exposed. Maybe it’s not just USA. Maybe the world is grieving for a dream long lost. Maybe civilization is always just a dream and then we wake. Always, to chaos. But WE have built the machines. WE are not dreamers but writers, scholars, giants of intellect. And WE MAKE. But can WE awake? “Something happened that drove him right … Continue reading This About Sums Up 2017
It was tragic, all right, but George and Hazel couldn’t think about it very hard. Hazel had a perfectly average intelligence, which meant she couldn’t think about anything except in short bursts. And George, while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear. He was required by law to wear it at all times. It was tuned to a … Continue reading Warnings From Great Voices
Once built, organizations, like all biological beings, have an instinct for self-preservation. Problems arise however when the organization is derailed from its original purpose. Continue reading The Zombie-fication of Business
I’m collecting these resources and curating this list based on my adventures in solo-marketing. Because I work with a lot of nonprofits and I am often the one-woman department, I gotta use a few tricks to fill skill gaps. For instance I am not a designer. So I cheat in that arena. Continue reading Little-known Tools That Cut Back on Guess Work
If the way things are isn’t the way things should be, be the person who bridges the gap. Every action counts. Let yours count for something you believe in. Continue reading What Are You Building with Your 40 hrs?
Sitting and waiting is stagnating. The easiest way to bring a customer through your door is to walk them through it yourself. Continue reading Get Out of The Building