The #1 Quality in a Professional

Talent, no.  Education, definitely not.  Experience, nope.  Creativity, sorry.  Integrity and leadership, very important but not it.  All those qualities and many others I didn’t name are wonderful and certainly aspirational for all professionals, but they aren’t #1. The most important quality in a professional today is availability. Availability is the #1 quality in a … Continue reading The #1 Quality in a Professional

The Future of TV is Bright and Gray

The conventional wisdom in the media industry these days is that Covid 19 delivered the knock out blow to traditional television. For almost 20 years prognosticators have been predicting that the Internet revolution would ultimately disinter-mediate broadcast and cable television just as it did newspapers and magazines. Television held on longer because of the complex … Continue reading The Future of TV is Bright and Gray

We Failed Our High School Seniors. They Will Do Better.

Today I’m venturing beyond the normal subject matter of my blog to share a more personal reflection.  For those who prefer reading about marketing and media, my apologies for this deviation.  For What It’s Worth will return to its regular programming with my next post. We let down our high school seniors and they have … Continue reading We Failed Our High School Seniors. They Will Do Better.

Careers in 20/20 – Dave Rotem

Careers in 20/20 returns with Dave Rotem, one of the most beloved and well respected people in the business.  Currently he's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Nextstar Media Group where he oversees multimedia sales and marketing for WGN America, a national cable network available in 75mm homes.  Prior to joining Nexstar, Dave spent … Continue reading Careers in 20/20 – Dave Rotem

Careers in 20/20 – Tim Mickelborough

Tim Mickelborough joins this edition of Careers in 20/20.  Originally from the UK, he's a veteran global marketing and media executive who has worked for some of the premier brands in the business both here and internationally.  Currently Tim is the founder and CEO of the Global Marketing Exchange, a contemporary marketing apprenticeship program.  Previously Tim … Continue reading Careers in 20/20 – Tim Mickelborough

Careers in 20/20 – Jim Jones

Careers in 20/20 welcomes Jim Jones, a highly accomplished and well regarded thinker and strategist who helps companies and individuals with career development, organizational planning and inclusion.  We are expanding the conversation with this episode, and hopefully others in the future, to address the urgent need for the industry to address the lack of diversity among … Continue reading Careers in 20/20 – Jim Jones

Careers in 20/20 – Eric Johnson

My friend and former colleague Eric Johnson joins Careers in 20/20.  Eric has been operating at the forefront of the revolution in the sports and entertainment business for two decades.  He is the Founder & CEO of WON Worldwide, a strategic revenue advisory firm dedicated to navigating the global sports and entertainment media landscape. He is … Continue reading Careers in 20/20 – Eric Johnson

Careers in 20/20 – David Rone

We're on a roll of terrific guests at Careers in 20/20.  It continues today with David Rone, a highly prominent and respected media executive, with management, deal making and brand building expertise in sports and entertainment.  As much as anything David's career is built on forging enduring, strategic relationships across TV, sports, film, digital and … Continue reading Careers in 20/20 – David Rone