The strange tale of “Gemini Man”

The strange tale of “Gemini Man”

They say an overnight success takes about ten years, but in this case it was about a quarter century. Are you in it for the long haul? Back in the 1990's I read a story in the paper about a local twenty-something guy who sold a screenplay to Hollywood. During the day...

Defining leadership with Peyton Manning

Defining leadership with Peyton Manning

Leadership is more important than ever, but what does it mean? At a recent corporate event, legendary quarterback Peyton Manning shared his insights from the worlds of sports and business. Asked to define what it means to be a leader, Peyton said, “If you boil it...

7 Pandemic Lessons for Marketers

7 Pandemic Lessons for Marketers

Photo by Fabien Bazanegue on Unsplash The events of 2020 have resulted in an unprecedented shake-up of businesses in nearly ever industry and marketing organizations are at the forefront of needed change. Here are some key ways marketing has responded to the crisis...

Re-branding the royals

Re-branding the royals

The British royal family is a regular fixture in the headlines and Prince Harry and Megan symbolize the "new" monarchy evidence that it attempts to re-brand itself amid changing times and demographics. But re-branding isn't a new thing. The royal family had undergone...

Peart on productivity

Peart on productivity

Photo by Gary Sandoz on Unsplash By the time the progressive rock band Rush called it quits in 2018, the Canadian power trio had been rocking for over 40 years, sold over 40 million albums, received a pile of awards and cultivated a devoted fan base...

Key West Kingfish Quest

Key West Kingfish Quest

Photo by Mathieu Le Roux on Unsplash When some anglers picture fishing the Florida Keys, they think of the big three: bonefish, permit and tarpon. Others envision battling a leaping marlin Old Man and the Sea-style or hoisting up a gleaming, fanged 'cuda for the...

Writing tips from the experts

Writing tips from the experts

Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash Need some inspiration? Here are selected quotes that can help you put pen to paper. Cut the boring parts "I try to leave out the parts that people skip." — Elmore Leonard More than ever, you need to fight for the attention of your...

Practicing positive politics

Practicing positive politics

Here's how you can keep political discord from sabotaging your mood, ruining relationships and sinking business prospects. Everyone knows that talking about politics can be instantly polarizing. It's one of those subjects we’re told to avoid, particularly when it...

Uncovering “The Art of Worldly Wisdom”

Uncovering “The Art of Worldly Wisdom”

Photo by Gabriel Ghnassia on Unsplash Long before the self-help genre was a multi-billion-dollar thing, a 17th-century Jesuit named Baltasar Gracián crafted 300 principles of success from his observations of successful merchants, artists, warriors, and...

How to get it done like Hemingway

How to get it done like Hemingway

Asked to envision Ernest Hemingway, many people picture the great American author knocking back Daiquiris at the El Floridita Bar in Havana, marlin fishing off Key West, or perhaps stalking the Serengeti for a trophy lion. It’s difficult to imagine him, well,...

ABOUT EDWARD KLINK

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Edward Klink is currently a marketing professional with over 20 years of proven business experience—from Fortune 500 firms to start-ups...
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