FRANKLY FRIDAYS

Every Friday we reflect on our week and say what needs to be said. Frankly Friday subscribers tell us they like reading for our short, fresh ideas on marketing, business and life.

Can You Hear It
Next week will mark 365 days since we last saw our good friend. He hasn’t been here, but he hasn’t been gone. I haven’t seen him, but I’ve heard him. On troubled waters I’ve heard him...
Can You Hear It
Next week will mark 365 days since we last saw our good friend. He hasn’t been here, but he hasn’t been gone. I haven’t seen him, but I’ve heard him. On troubled waters I’ve heard him...
Time or Purpose
Today you will spend 1,440 minutes of your life no matter what.  The purchase is final. No refunds allowed. No matter what you choose to do, there are only really two types of time: Time you...
How To Feel On Top Of The World
5,000 feet above the horizon, immersed in a panoramic landscape of the Pacific Ocean and the Hawaiian jungle, there I stood with the love of my life taking it all in. This particular peak of the...
Your Dreams and Your Schemes
When I was 12, I wanted to work at the music store more than anything. I had no idea how to get a job, and no idea what I would do there. I just loved making music and wanted to be around it. I...
Letter to Jude
Jude, Today is the day you will meet a group of people you will know the rest of your life: Your best friend. Your partner in crime. Your arch enemy. The several who won’t understand...
Saying What Needs to be Said
When you were a kid, you had no trouble offering your voice to the world freely. Then one day, you became aware of other people’s opinions. Ever since then you’ve spoken...
How To Spot Meaningless Work
While attempting to explain our company values, our process, and our strategy to a new client, he interrupted: "Yeah, yeah, yeah, how much is it gonna cost?" Red flag number one. We shifted...
Complaining vs. Compelling
As the saying goes, finding happiness is 10% the cards you are dealt, and 90% how you play them. Those born into riches often find it challenging to find meaning in their work, and those born into...
Feeding Wolves
A good friend told me a story this week about an old Cherokee. It goes like this: An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the...