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The new wright state logo not done by YorkBranding or Push Inc showing Wright State leadership under Dr. David Hopkins

The fall of Wright State

Warning, this is a TL/DR (Too Long/Didn’t Read) post. It’s not meant as quick hitter, but as a serious starting point for changing the worst school board into the best. I’m personally vested in this as a graduate of Wright State. Even though I know I could have gone to a “better school” and been Read More

Clayton Mathile portrait

The next Montgomery County Administrator? Clay Mathile?

If New York City can have the services of Michael Bloomberg for a dozen years, why can’t Dayton benefit from having local business legend Clay Mathile take the helm as the new Montgomery County Administrator now that Deb Feldman has found her soft landing which so many of our local political has beens seem to Read More

Game changers- Apple did it with the iPad- why can’t Dayton?

Today Apple announced the iPad. I’m not in love with the name- sounds like a feminine hygiene product to me {update- a skit from 3 years ago makes fun of this name- not for those easily offended} , but, since Apple makes it- it will sell no matter what it’s called. I would have preferred Read More

Young Creative Summit: being young, doesn’t make you creative

I work in advertising, a creative industry. If there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s that age has nothing to do with being creative. Some people have creativity, or the ability to coax great things out of others, most don’t. Steve Jobs is creative. He’s over 40 (54 right now), and has been a driving Read More

A car czar? Or three?

It seems putting such a big, critical industry under one person’s oversight is asking for trouble. Of course, in a country that believes in rock star CEOs – why not? Since Steve Jobs probably wouldn’t take the job, or be offered it- I was thinking of who I would pick. First one that comes to Read More