As I logged onto the news this morning I kept seeing headlines like Wall Street Braces for More, Market Swing Amid AIG Drama and AIG, Lehman Shock Hits World Markets. But this one brought it home, as the fallout will hit each and every one of us personally, London, New York Stand to
More Law Firm Layoffs
Duane Morris announced it is reducing its marketing and business development staff, currently at 30-35 people, by 18%. The article says that they will outsource select “marketing” functions including PR and graphics.
Will this outsourcing trend be extended to other marketing functions such as events, database management, speaking engagements, etc? Will others bulk up on
I’ve got this feeling, somebody’s watching me
On a daily basis, I continue to uncover, discover and appreciate all the benefits of e-communication.
I started the Legal Watercooler for two main reasons: 1) to provoke conversations that I just don’t see happening anywhere else in the blogosphere, but I know we’re all having off-line; and, 2) to understand how blogging works so
Why We’re Gloomier Than The Economy
A recent article in the Washington Post, Why We’re Gloomier Than The Economy, addressed the interesting phenomenon where perceptions of a slow down in the economy are much greater than reality. While consumer confidence is at 30 year lows, the traditional metrics used to measure misery are not in the basement. In fact, they
Forward Motion for Pillsbury CMO?
I heard through the grapevine that Liz Pava, Pillsbury CMO, has resigned from her position. Her last day is rumored to be May 30th. This resignation follows on the heels of the launch of the new Pillsbury corporate identity package (see earlier post of May 16). Rumor also reports that it was definitely her choice…