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The Robinson Report

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 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 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 Robinson Report – Attitude

”The only disability in life is a bad attitude” –Dale Carnegie Our neighbor Bruce is one of those people who ALWAYS beams a smile. With the people on our block […]

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The Robinson Report – Meat On The Bone

“You’ve got a few seconds – at best – to make a case for WHY they should keep listening to you.  Make EVERY minute the best” – Karen Young – […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Starbucks Fought for Its Life, Without Losing Its Soul

The brilliant architect of Starbucks Howard Schultz looked back on his company’s early marketing era and was incredibly candid, not to mention enlightening. Schultz reminisced about seeing the first Starbuck’s […]

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The Robinson Report – Trader Joe’s

Many legacy brands hold nefarious secrets. Coca-Cola was developed during The Civil War – laced with morphine – to ease the pain of soldiers in field hospitals. Both Volkswagen and […]

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The Robinson Report – The Tracks and The Dash

“Through the Mississippi darkness, rolling down to the sea, but all the towns and people seem, to fade into a bad dream” – Steve Goodman There a train that’s been […]

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The Robinson Report – Succession

The lesson that, #1 – management has to be the highest class possible.  #2 – they have to have a succession plan – Al Waleed bin Talal Yet few of […]

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The Midweek Motivator – General Rules: Action over Plan

Superior leaders in business (media included) believe in recognizing the crucial difference between “strategy” and “tactics.” Even in 2022 many successful generals, admirals, CEOs and department heads recognize the value […]

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