Viva La Mexico

We recently returned from an international YMCA conference held in Mexico City. It was event planning done right. The hosts did a terrific job of not only managing the events but also helping out any attendee who needed special help. In fact, it seemed like local volunteers were always within ear shot. Some 400 people…

Oh Brother

In a somewhat slow summer television season, Big Brother 8 has turned out to be a nice relief from the heat. My wife and I are addicted to the program. So are a number of our friends and of course millions who not only watch the show but also contribute to web sites, bulletin boards,…

Jobs Well Done

Mark Steve Jobs’ name down as the Marketing Person of the Year. The Apple CEO successfully created the enormous buzz for the new iPhone without the usual hard-hitting ads, death defying stunts, product reviews or even the support of the blogsophere. Instead he did a demo at a large conference six months before the product…