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In it for the money?

Published on 12 Sep 2008 at 9:44 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Business and Corporation Related.

The “right” answer is, “Everything I’ve done up to now was either in support of this one over-riding goal to work in Acme corp’s mail room / get an MA from City State U or was a side track I had to tolerate to get here.

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More ways to infuriate your customers

Published on 29 Nov 2007 at 12:42 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Service With A Smirk, Business and Corporation Related.

I honestly don’t understand why terrible customer service is so common. It isn’t that hard.

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Stupidity

Published on 5 Sep 2007 at 11:06 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Business and Corporation Related, Main Stream Media, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Or, why hire an expert if you’re not going to listen?

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K&N - Masters of Deceptive Marketing

Published on 30 Jun 2007 at 2:21 pm. 1 Comment.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Health and Safety, Branding and Values, Humor.

Everything’s “Green” these days, including the liars.

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Marketing is the Crack Cocaine of Industry

Published on 12 Jun 2007 at 9:19 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Brain Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

“Marketing” as a substitute for product is a short-term fix.

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Symantec Bites

Published on 4 Jun 2007 at 9:24 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Virtu-Brand(tm), Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Where’s Peter Norton when we need him?

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Danny Hillis, Get a Job!

Published on 11 May 2007 at 11:03 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under Uncategorized, The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

There’s no doubt that Danny Hillis is a bright guy. The fact that his Thinking Machines start-up was not the business success he hoped for is the way it goes, sometimes, and is certainly not a reflection on Danny. The failure of one’s startup can be a tragic emotional shock, like the loss of a […]

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They’ve killed James Lileks

Published on 8 May 2007 at 11:10 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Winners and Losers, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust, Technopolitical, Blogosphere, Business and Corporation Related, Economics and the Economy, Main Stream Media, Humor.

Lileks’ fate shows up clueless management

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Memo to Management

Published on 30 Apr 2007 at 4:56 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

Think you know what your employees care about? Maybe you don’t….

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It’s Easy…..

Published on 5 Apr 2007 at 9:36 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

It’s easy to get results with great people. The trick is to do it with the people you’ve got.

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