Olympic organization feats

Watching the spectacular 2004 Olympic Games opening ceremony on TV last night got me thinking about the organization behind it all. The sheer feat of putting together the 2½ hour event deserves admiration and congratulations to everyone involved for its success. 72,000 people in the new olympic stadium, representatives of the teams from 202 countries […]

Olympic blog ban

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has barred athletes, coaches and nearly everyone associated with a team from writing about their experiences for a newspaper or website – blogs included. News report by Network World via Steve Rubel’s Micro Persuasion: Network World | Olympic blog ban So it’s now official. Also see my post on 12 […]

Clarity in communication

Here’s a plain-speaking description of a blog commenting policy that no one could possibly misunderstand: I appreciate everyone who takes the time to comment on the articles I post on this blog. Please understand that unless your comments get read and reviewed by me, they don’t get posted. Some days I literally receive hundreds of […]

Way to go, London!

Just arrived in London for a meeting later today to be greeted with the news everywhere that the 2012 Olympic Games will be held in London. As I write this in my hotel room near Hyde Park, some air force jets have just flown over trailing red, white and blue smoke. Terrific! So London beat […]