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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 Robinson Report – Untold Stories

“Those who tell the stories rule the world” -Hopi American Indian Proverb  This year all sorts of stories are being written.   Covid – Election – Murder Hornets.  And – at […]

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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 Robinson Report – The Next Coat of Paint

“Golf tips are like aspirin. One may do you good. But if you swallow the whole bottle you will be lucky to survive.” Harvey Penick – Legendary Golf Coach  Talent coaching is […]

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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 Robinson Report – The VOICE – Silenced

It’s been over a decade. Still – the words hit below the belt.   Voiceover legend Chuck Riley dead at 66.   It probably shouldn’t have – he didn’t know me but I […]

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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 Robinson Report – Got Coach?

“In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh, I’m going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here’s a chance to grow.”Carol Dweck, […]

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