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Ryanair vs Delta

I’ve long been a fan of Delta. Since I live in Lexington KY, I grew up flying Delta. However, as I sit on a very crowded flight to San Diego, I’m beginning to reconsider. First, allow me to say that I understand revenue drivers — especially if Delta is coming out of bankruptcy. Ryanair is an Irish airline famous for

Should You Sign Non-Compete/Non-Disclosure Agreements?

Not in most cases. Our litigious US culture and organizations’ lack of differentiating ideas are my main reasons. Read on for the surprise reason.  (Before continuing, please understand my thoughts are for people who desire to have a long term advisory relationship with an organization [client]. For one-time engagements, my stance is a bit different.) Tonight, I read an article at

Is Branding Worth it?

Jim Logan talks about the value of branding. His post can be summed up with this quote: I bet if you paid corporate marketing personnel solely on the performance of the company, you’d have less branding campaigns and more direct response efforts – more offers with calls to action. Sadly, most marketing personnel aren’t directly compensated on revenue, growth, or

Manna from Heaven — a Report from MIT on the Stages of IT Inside an Organization and How Growing Causes Pain

There are reports on IT every day. Boring, dead reports. Here’s one everyone should read. After reading it, decide how much you are willing to do to grow. In the December 2006 edition of CIO, an article from CIO and the MIT CISR covered the stages of enterprise architecture. Essentially, organizations go through stages of IT maturity. Don’t miss this table.

Our Changing World – Internet TV

My children will not remember a TV without a Net connection. The boys are 5 and almost 2. By the time they are 10, all TVs will connect to the Net natively. Sony just released a new TV that reads RSS channels. This means the couch potato will be able to surf from a La-z-boy with little to no hassle.

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