There once was a time not so long ago when words spoken from a man’s heart delivered true impact upon humanity. No, this is not about some long-dead Greeks from ancient times that you have forgotten by now if you ever learned of any of them in the first place. This is about what happened … Continue reading When Words Saved Indianapolis
Whenever we hear the name Edison we are reminded of light. The man was an American inventor and entrepreneur whose name was Thomas Edison. He let nothing stand in his way of achieving what his mind came up with. His surname rightfully stands today as a brand for innovation. Edison certainly is remembered for making … Continue reading A Request for Your Subconscious Mind
I was employed at the national headquarters of AARP in Washington, DC from 1995 through 2006 in their communications and outreach operations. These views and opinions that I express here are mine alone and do not necessarily align with the views and opinions of AARP. The very short history of how AARP got started is … Continue reading Is AARP a Scam?
I worked for just over a decade in Washington, DC at the national headquarters of AARP where I developed an awareness about employment challenges for older workers (people age 40 and beyond) that I share here today with you. AARP switched their marketing focus to appeal to people born from 1946 through 1964, which was … Continue reading White Hair Looks Cool
Mama's don't let your babies grow up to be DJs or journalism majors. Your kids will soon after choosing to be in radio or television or journalism become dead broke and they will come begging for you as parents to let them move back in with you. Stop them before they make a terrible career … Continue reading Your Career Choice Can Ruin You Financially
I'm pleased to announce that as of May 2017, Amazon.com is the exclusive place where you can find both the paperback book version and the Kindle eBook version of KHJ, Los Angeles: Boss Radio Forever. Visit Amazon.com. Both these versions are identical (except for a few formatting differences.) If you prefer to hold a paperback … Continue reading Boss Radio KHJ Books on Amazon
As President of the Las Vegas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2015 through 2016, I invite you to come to Las Vegas for an exciting special event entitled Intranets, Content, & Collaboration. This professional development conference (December 9 - 11, 2015) is for anyone who needs to learn the latest about … Continue reading Come to Las Vegas. Learn. Play. Network.
“Westward Ho” was a phrase I’d heard way back when I was just a boy growing up in a small California town. My youthful curiosity led me, of course, to seek truth and answers that were readily available to me in comic books at the barber shop. I concluded that “Westward Ho” was proof positive … Continue reading Westward Ho…to Las Vegas
As October 2013 came to an end, so did my Las Vegas life. Or so I thought. Now, as June 2015 comes to an end, I'm getting to go back to live in the neon fun desert. This feels right. This feels like what is "supposed to happen." So, I am going with it. I … Continue reading Getting Back to the Neon Fun Desert
Fifty years is a very big deal. Happy golden anniversary, Boss Radio KHJ Los Angeles. Boss Radio Forever! Whenever I talk with professionals from the radio industry or read their online commentaries, I feel disconnected from them. I feel like somehow I just ventured into a room with military combat veterans who spend a lot … Continue reading Golden Anniversary: Boss Radio KHJ
You only need a website today if you want to prove to others that you exist. If you are happy to remain in obscurity, you can get along just fine without having your own website. Individuals, small and medium-size businesses, and nonprofits need a complete, yet affordable, selection of professional and customized services to enable … Continue reading Why You Need a Website
What would it feel like to be a stand-up comic who was scheduled to perform in San Francisco the night after Robin Williams was gone? San Francisco's KCBS radio covered this angle of the larger story concerning the suicide of the beloved actor and comedian. My partner, Sam Glass, and I happened to have August … Continue reading The Show Must Go On
One hundred eight years ago, a terrible natural disaster descended upon San Francisco. The April 16, 1906 earthquake and resulting fire devastated the City and Bay Area. But, this is a resilient place that learned how to stand out from all other places in North America. I am working here now in San … Continue reading San Francisco
For everyone who wants to go out into the real world and harness buzz power: My eBook is available for 2014 in an updated edition. Revised and expanded with new content. This eBook covers the successful use of strategies and tactics in the digital realm that create public excitement about a person, place, or thing.
I am pleased to announce that my eBook Neon Fun Jungle (2014 updated and expanded edition) is available for downloading at Amazon. This personal story of my adventures in rock and roll radio is a cautionary tale for those who may be considering careers in broadcasting. The eBook for 2014 includes new content and photographs … Continue reading 2014 eBook: Neon Fun Jungle