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The Midweek Motivator – Jingles Dead? Hardly!

Worth retrieving, a while back Coleman’s John Boyne commented on the disposition that “jingles are passé.” It was a highly relevant piece based on fact and the human anatomy. Boyne […]

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The Robinson Report – Uncovering Creative

“Mediocrity is self-inflicted and genius is self-bestowed”. – Walter Russell No sugarcoating – radio is in trouble. Licenses are being turned in – or silenced – in record numbers. It’s […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Flying Lately?

Since founding our consultancy, Audience Development Group programming colleagues have flown well over two million miles! Fortunately none of those miles have been logged on South Africa’s Kulula Airlines. Traditionally […]

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The Robinson Report – Nothing Lasts

People and things will come and go.  Everything in this life is transient.  This is why spirit always must be our first priority.  It is our only true constant. – […]

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The Midweek Motivator – “Pretty Good” is the Enemy of “The Best”

Patton once remarked, “The best is the enemy of good! A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” Even today, War is a relatively […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Chasing Decisiveness

Recently this jarring headline floated through the corridors of American business: “Only 18% of AllManagers Are Truly Qualified”. Okay, let’s presume that’s wrong; instead let’s be blindly optimistic in defiance […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Those Guys Had All the Fun

It seems hardly possible forty-two years ago two mavericks created ESPN. It started in Connecticut where some guys launched a new channel stiffly named, “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.” Today, […]

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The Midweek Motivator – View from the Hanoi Hilton

What’s the point of endless self-exculpatory activity? The world will ultimately judge us by opinions and abstractions largely out of our control. Beryl Markham had it right: That’s what makes […]

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The Robinson Report – Change

March 3rd, 1991.  Colorado Springs.  Preparing to land, a United Airlines 585 unexpectedly plunges to the ground after the crew (via cock pit recorder) witnessed the previous air bus struggled […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Quitting Too Soon?

Viewing the NCAA Basketball Championships reminds us: “never quit too soon.” There is nothing less conclusive than the score at halftime. Sports, academics or a media job hanging in the […]

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