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Midweek Motivator

The Midweek Motivator – The Curios Case for Audacity

Prussian emperor and military genius Frederick the Great advised his commanders to “always be audacious.” So did George Patton. Yet somewhere in time, the interpretation of audacity shifted from fearless […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Nielsen-Motivated

If you missed it Inside Radio broke a coruscating little story that stunned many who digested it. Recently Nielsen commented they would no longer publish listening data for unsubscribing stations […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Coca Cola’s Price of Panic

The bromide “what’s past is prologue” never fades. Over lost years, vanished time, the pratfalls by leaders of all shapes and sizes can’t be minimized. This extends to marketing and […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Every Success Buys a Ticket to Another Challenge

Business savant Peter Drucker once quipped, “There are an enormous number of leaders who have retired on the job.” Avoiding a solution to a volatile, menacing and potentially destructive problem […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Self Sabotage

Canadian born radio programmer George Johns is someone to be admired. He’s largely under-credited with format-crafting while with the former exemplary Fairbanks Radio Group, owners of legendary stations in Dallas, […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Priorities

More and more I hear conversations about aspirations; opportunities lost and found. It’s that kind of time. Where are you focusing your attention; a promotion, wealth, notoriety? So indulge me in […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Music Inaccuracy = Ratings Failure

A format that has long commanded significant revenue and high levels of female loyalty has been gradually “aging” its music catalog. Since cash-is-king what “works” is all that matters. But is it […]

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The Midweek Motivator 4 Levels of Competency

Scan your travel across time. Doing an informal search think about many of the people with whom you’ve coexisted; bosses, department heads, fellow team members and social colleagues. And as […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Ten Thousand Hours Revisited

Canadian behaviorist Malcolm Gladwell has written several compelling books on human behavior. In Outliers he focused on shared traits of the highly accomplished. The most intriguing of chapters “The Ten […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Chaos & Character

“Far off I hear the rolling roaring cheers: They come to me from many yesterdays, From record deeds that cross the fading years, And light the landscape with their brilliant plays, Great stars that […]

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