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April Fools Day was the 10th anniversary of the end of my so-called career in marketing and advertising. But this isn’t about that. This is about what I was doing when I was pretending to run the advertising agency — and since. For a couple decades...

Lead Thyself

It’s not enough for leaders to lead others. Leaders must also lead themselves. If you are calling for your colleagues to develop themselves, show them how. Go first. Be a role model in self-development. A Milestone Of Adulthood We are no longer solely the...

The Green Fields of the Mind

[Longtime readers of Net Cotton Content will recall this seasonal post. With the end of another baseball season, “it must follow, as the night the day.” Feel free to skip the next few paragraphs. But read, below, “The Green Fields of the...

Something’s Got To Give

Feeling too busy? I’m not a fan of the question, “What’s going on?” Because it is usually followed by an assumption, “I’ll bet you are really busy.” Then some add, “Crazy busy, huh?” No. I’m not busy. And...

Transactional Analysis

A friend recently described Transactional Analysis. I’m no expert. (I haven’t even read this.) The General Idea We act in a variety of ways: as a parent, as an adult, as a child. How we behave depends on how we interpret what’s happening. And we...