Say hello to Emily McGuire, Revelation’s intern this summer. The rising junior at UW-Whitewater is an active member of PRSSA. A native of Dodgeville, Wis., Emily previously interned at Lands’ End.
Last month, I ordered a black, leather wallet from Amazon.com. When it arrived, I was stunned to see I received a brown, plastic wallet instead. So I begrudgingly started the return process and thought, what an annoyance to have to go through this (e.g. shipping it back) when it wasn’t my fault. It turns out [...]
Good leaders are invaluable to an organization. Bad leaders are poisonous. That’s obvious, isn’t it? According to a Forbes article, “The result of bad leadership is low morale, high turnover and a decreased ability to have any sustainable success.” I see bad leadership all the time in all industries, including sports. Last month, with the [...]
If you’ve worked in the agency world long enough, you’ve invariably landed a client that had a bad split with its previous agency. In some cases, the agency wasn’t the right fit. In other cases, the client wasn’t the right fit. The latter appears to be the situation in Cramer-Krasselt’s public split with Panera Bread. [...]
In an attempt to shop local, I placed an order online from an area embroidery store. I called today to ask about my order, and the woman who answered the phone couldn’t help with any of my issues: How to edit my address How long for order fulfillment What my order costs How to look [...]
I’m stunned by the lack of product testing these days. Companies spend a lot of money and time on R&D, but then they don’t spend anything on seeing if their product is actually functional. An article on MarketWatch discusses Microsoft’s latest iteration of its Surface tablet, after the first version had disappointing sales: The software [...]
The NFL is really an oddity in a business sense. The primary example of this is that it’s exempt from antitrust laws, otherwise it couldn’t control the amateur draft, salary cap, free agency restrictions and TV rights the way it currently does (by colluding). After the Green Bay Packers signed QB Scott Tolzien, who was [...]
I shopped at the Home Depot on Sunday. As I grab my cart, the greeter told me that I could use a cart that she had already pulled out. From my vantage point, I could only see one cart, and a couple ahead of me was taking it. I responded to the greeter that that [...]