If people are overwhelmingly supportive and positive about something you're doing or providing, ignore the oddball, one-off feedback. This is the person who may just not be able to grok what you're intending, or who is trying to gain visibility
A Minute with Alan™ — Default Whining
February 14th, 2023 Many people resort to default whining. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3xVgm1KT2I
How to Create A Highly Effective and Highly Profitable Interactive Offering
Here's my counterintuitive approach to creating a highly valuable offering, whether "live" or remote: Create a highly compelling title and premise for your ideal buyer. Choose a date and city (but not a property) if live, just a date and
A Minute with Alan™ — Community
February 13th, 2023 I urge you to seek out communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BOOoLd5FjM
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 2/13/2023
When I was in high school a friend gave me a ride in hot weather. He had the windows down, since few people in my neighborhood could afford air conditioning. He pointed to someone driving by and said, out of
We Weren’t Looking for Godzilla, So How Were We to Know?
Let me understand this: From not shooting down anything forever over US and Canadian airspace, we're not sending highly advanced fighters to shoot down balloons using highly sophisticated missiles, daily, as if it's a shooting gallery at an amusement park
Did You See Those People Break Into the Line Right After We Did? Cheaters!
Somehow, when people are complaining about sexism, or racism, or ageism, or ableism, or any other "ism," while using biased and pejorative accusations themselves, their argument loses its impact. Have you ever noticed that those who rail the most about others'
I just blew up a balloon and popped it with a pin. It was thereby rendered useless. You have to figure it cost $20 million or so to launch F22s and shoot a sidewinder missile, then send divers down to retrieve
Theater Review: Being Alive with Mandy Patinkin
We saw Hamilton well before the Tony awards. We went because we loved Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, which was brilliant. Thirty minutes before the curtain at Hamilton, people were already screaming and whooping. They were determined to love what