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The Robinson Report – We Do What We Do

In the 2015 cooking production Burnt, Bradley Cooper plays a passionate but troubled chef.  His character implodes in Paris after poor lifestyle choices and he is rebuilding in London.  During his […]

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The Robinson Report – Second Screen

“Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” -Ira GlassI do it – you do it.  My wife, kids, friends and colleagues all do it. Good chance you’ll do it […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Performance Punishment

Imagine if a great athlete like Derek Jeter had been so valuable to the (then) Greenville Hornets, they would never have allowed him to progress to the majors and achieve […]

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The Robinson Report – Boats To Build

“…I’m gonna build me a boatWith these two handsIt’ll be a fair curveFrom a noble planLet the chips fall where they willCause I’ve got boats to build…” – Guy Clark     he opening […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Vicious, Heartbreaking, Unflinching

In 2009 Clinton Romesha’s Red Platoon and the rest of his Black Night Troop were hurrying to shut down COP (Command Outpost) Keating; a strategic site so vulnerable every solider […]

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The Robinson Report – Richard Pryor On The Video

“We’ve got disco in eight tracks and cassettes in stereoWe’ve got rural scenes & magazinesWe’ve got truckers on CB’sWe’ve got Richard Pryor on the video”The Load Out – Jackson Browne If […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Failed Messages, Failed Outcomes

In the Broadcast business where in some corners surface has passed for substance, some people continue to believe in the over-credited but under-performed. From group leaders to industry analysts some […]

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The Robinson Report – Taste and Smell

OK – There’s personal bias here. Michigan. A return to The Great Lakes Media show in three weeks with The Michigan Association of Broadcasters is always special. Not only do we share ideas, but […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Creativity And The Art Of Maintenance

In our management and radio programming consulting archives there exists a mythical file found under Creativity. It reads, “a core characteristic of the creative human being when given new information […]

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The Robinson Report – Dehydrated

You can’t pass even one aid station – you’ll pay for it. When elite marathoner Khalid Khannouchi prepped for marathons, he begins the race completely hydrated. Then, with carefully placed hydration points, […]

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