Entries by Mitch Joel from 11/2012

Why Email Needs a Facelift

| Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Business

For almost as long as email has existed, people have complained about getting too many emails. We celebrate inbox zero as if we just gave birth to a new child. While some lauded the arrival of the first BlackBerry, many saw it as a digital manifestation of the ball and chain that would shackle them to their office.

Have We Traded Our Iconic Brands for One Hit Wonders?

| Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Business

The speed with which our world now lives could well put an end to the world of iconic brands. Before all of this connectivity, a great brand could stand the test of time. It now seems like insanity. The Beatles were iconic. Do you believe that any of the musicians today that we admire will be able to leave this kind of legacy? What about companies?