March 15, 2014, 10:30 pm
[Originally published by the Stamford Advocate.]
Connecticut: birthplace of the metrosexual?
Almost 11 years ago, when metrosexual was the hot new word on everyone’s lips—thanks largely to work my colleagues and I were doing at the ad agency that is now Havas; I’m CEO of Havas PR—it was a uniquely urban phenomenon. In time, it came to … [continue reading... ]
January 3, 2013, 9:01 am
[Originally published on Stamford magazine's website.]
Last year, I took the risk of being blackballed by a nation of rabid fans of the pigskin (and more than a few friends of my own) to ask the question: What is the future of football? In light of all the life-threatening injuries and dangerously … [continue reading... ]
May 28, 2012, 4:11 pm
Originally posted in the Danbury (Conn.) News-Times.
Very near to Danbury there lived a true American war hero. His name was Rob J. Lytle Jr., and you may have heard of him when his obituary turned up in local newspapers in 2010.
His widow, Lori-Ann Lytle, who lives in New Milford, broke away from custom when … [continue reading... ]
May 25, 2012, 11:48 am
Originally posted on Stamford magazine’s website.
Although I don’t know you, I saw you once on a very sad day almost two years ago, at your dad’s wake. My partner, Jim Diamond, was your dad’s lawyer and friend, and when your dad committed suicide, Jim was very sad because Rob was a good guy who … [continue reading... ]
October 22, 2010, 9:02 pm
Originally posted on the Huffington Post.
As a marketing and PR professional, I’m a strong advocate of the phrase “Local is the new global.” (I am not, however, a huge fan of the jargon-y term for that idea—”glocal”—even though I used to toss it around promiscuously in the late 1990s.) If you meet me at … [continue reading... ]
October 9, 2010, 3:32 pm
Originally posted on eurorscgpr.com.
Earlier this week, I went back to school and back to a CBI—the ultimate distinction at Euro RSCG Worldwide and ERWW PR. That’s our shorthand for Creative Business Ideas, those big leaps that rewrite a brand’s potential and give it new probabilities. Back in the early days of aspiring to CBIs, we … [continue reading... ]