Secrets of the Guidance Economy

We are clearly going through a wrenching economic transition. But what comes next? The next economy, as I see it, should be thought of as the guidance economy. What do I mean by this? Our economy has evolved from commodities to products to services over the years. It...

The Case for Compelling Perspectives

To set yourself apart in today’s guidance economy, it’s increasingly critical to demonstrate  you have a clear and engaging point of view on issues that matter to your prospects and customers. I call this a compelling perspective. By presenting a vivid...

Who Gets the Irving Thalberg Award?

The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is presented periodically at the Academy Awards ceremonies to "creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production." The award is named for the legendary head of the...