Why Business and Politics Don’t Mix

It’s generally a bad idea to mix business and politics. (Unless, of course, your business is politics.) My friend Deborah Brody pointed me to this story on Friday about a bar owner who used his blog to share his opinions about illegal immigration. By the time I...

Are You Investing in Toilet Paper?

This Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the Baltimore Running Festival. It’s a terrific event, and I’ve run either the half-marathon or the marathon relay in 6 of the last 10 years (and drove up to cheer the runners another year when I was sidelined...

Empowering Employees Leads to Great PR

What’s one great way to generate good PR for your business? Empower your employees to make your customers/clients happy. A day after I wrote this post about how a company was chasing customers out the door, I had an awesome experience with empowerment done...