Class act

‘People first’ is part of CEO Brian Scudamore’s business credo. Today he picked up the phone and called me to say ‘thank you’ for the Game Plan column I wrote about 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Love that. Way to practice what you preach,...

No ‘junk’ in this philosophy

I am no longer surprised when people who subscribe to the Law of Attraction find their way to me. Case in point, Brian Scudamore, the CEO and founder of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and his cool story of success, which includes regular appearances on AMC’s Hoarders. Read the...

Catholic heads in the sand

The church gave up its credibility for Lent. —Maureen Dowd, Should There Be an Inquisition for the Pope? Thank you, Maureen Dowd, for your outrage and for pounding this home. I am so tired of Catholics putting themselves in the position of “discriminated...

Bravo, Ricky

A decade ago, no one liked to watch Ricky Martin move to Livin’ La Vida Loca more than me and nothing has changed in that regard. I am thrilled that this week he has taken a step to bring him closer to peace. Excerpted from his Web site: Allowing myself to be...

Interviewed by Dan Schawbel

What a kick to be interviewed for Dan Schawbel’s award-winning Personal Branding Blog. Touted as a Gen-Y branding expert by Entrepreneur magazine and a personal branding guru by The New York Times, Schawbel has logged over 250 of these interviews that include...