From “Fired” to “Hired”

As you discovered here first, I did in fact fire myself from my own consultancy. At the time, I couldn’t say what was ahead. While the papers were signed, all I could note in the release was: As for Mr. Berkowitz’s career post-Serial Marketer, he anticipates making an announcement before the end of the year. […]

David Berkowitz Fires Himself from Serial Marketer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2016 /Newswire-USNewswire/ — David Berkowitz, principal of Serial Marketer, has fired himself, effective immediately. Mr. Berkowitz will continue publishing Serial Marketer’s blog and newsletter, but business operations are now winding down, with remaining projects to be completed in the coming weeks. “David Berkowitz was, to be totally honest, […]

What I Learned from Mrs. Pat Kelly

Last week, the world lost a masterful educator and a remarkable individual, Pat Kelly. I'm tempted to post her photo from her obituary, but it doesn't do her justice, capturing nothing of her enthusiasm for education (a high school newspaper photo will have to do). It also captures nothing of the terror she invoked in students who would […]

All in the Social Family

What a handsome bunch of social media users All in the Social Family The end-of-year holidays offer a perennial reminder that no matter how hard you try, you can never escape your family. My own family often inspires columns here, sometimes directly as in 2005's "Google vs. Grandmom," and sometimes through more convoluted paths. They […]