The Price of a Cup of Coffee: reflections on gifts

A few months back, as a judge for a prestigious awards program for the Raleigh Public Relations Association, I enjoyed the opportunity to peruse an outstanding ad campaign with a new take on the “less than a cup of coffee per day” idea. It led me to reconsider my ideas about individual buying power andContinue reading “The Price of a Cup of Coffee: reflections on gifts”

Falling into the Money Story Well

Falling into someone else’s money story is a lot like encountering oceanic undertow while swimming an artesian well. Still on the surface, the waters of emotion and money often run deep. When we allow a friend or colleague or client to drag us under, we allow another’s beliefs to distort our perception of reality. Not only do weContinue reading “Falling into the Money Story Well”