Last weekend my son graduated from Loyola Law, and the keynote speaker reminded us of Aristotle’s directive to influence the listener when making an argument. Ethos, Logos, Pathos, the speaker repeated. In contemporary language: credibility, logic and motivation. As I listened to his challenge to his audience, I thought, Isn’t this a wonderful credo for
Archives: June, 2018
Like others, I watched the slow demise of JC Penney’s former CEO Ron Johnson after he upended JCP’s traditional retail model by abolishing popular house brands and the even more popular sale. Turns out the no sale idea was a big no sale with JCP customers. I thought Mr. Johnson had a great idea and
Uh oh. I just realized that if I don’t hurry up, I might take more than ten minutes to think things through. Don’t stop. Not even for a minute. To contemplate an answer. To put a thought together. Then what? Will Katherine Waddell Consulting get a reputation for moving too slowly?