I remember reading articles and talking to coworkers 15 years ago about having the right “work-life balance.” In a nutshell, the “work-life balance” of yesteryear was rooted in knowing when to stop concentrating on work so that you don’t miss life’s special moments, which kept things in perspective. Some of us did this better than others, but there was always that feeling that I should be the first in the office and the last to leave. Face-time mattered back then.
A business contact of mine emailed me recently and asked for my advice: “I’m a 50-something-year-old city president with a bank and I think I’m in trouble,” he said. He went on to explain that the things he has always done to win business were not working anymore. Thousands of hours working his craft to become a crackerjack salesman weren’t doing him any good now.
Lance Armstrong, notorious cheater
Bill Cosby, allegations of rape
OJ Simpson, likely murderer
Mike Tyson, Rapist
Ray Rice, Woman beaterShall I go on? I didn’t think so. What do all of them have in common? They were once at the top of their game with sparkling marketing appeal. Brands flocked to them because of their influence and following. For major brand marketers, the drug is real. Sign a...