Tag : Funny

One That Got Away

Stray Thoughts: Reflections From The Lighter Side Of AdServices The customer is always right. So figure out what they want and spare no effort to give it to them. And whatever you do, don’t monkey around … or you may get a letter like the following. Dear Sir or Madam, Please cancel my subscription to your Monkey Island News. I’m not a fan of monkeys, and I don’t embrace their views. I don’t remember how…

Mr. Smooth’s Social Icebreakers

Stray Thoughts: Reflections From The Lighter Side Of AdServices Walking into a room full of strangers and making small talk used to intimidate me, but not anymore. My big breakthrough came when I discovered that the key to converting social affairs from rituals of torture to opportunities for enrichment is mastering that pivotal moment of first impression: the opening icebreaker. After conducting a program of comprehensive, field-tested research (I attended a networking cocktail hour one…