Carol Phillips

Carol Phillips

“Where You Are Will Define Who You Are”

Posted on: December 5th, 2009

A video conversation between digital marketing gurus, Simon Mainwaring and Rishad Tobaccowala caught my ear today. They were discussing the notion that for marketers, at least,  “Where you are will increasingly define who you are“. We were long ago untethered from our...

The Problem of Procrastination

Posted on: December 3rd, 2009

This is a true story. My roommate in grad school at Michigan State decided to do her Industrial/Organizational Psychology master’s thesis on the topic of procrastination. She never graduated. It would be funny if it wasn’t so sad. Everyone deals with procrastination — some...

Millennials More Upright than Kids 20 Years Ago

Posted on: December 3rd, 2009

    Don’t let the body art fool you…. According to a new nationwide study released  by the Girl Scouts USA, kids today are more upstanding than their counterparts 20 years ago. It’s easy to find research describing today’s Millennials. It’s...

Parenting Styles Shape Generations

Posted on: November 29th, 2009

On Friday, my family and I saw a terrific new musical in Chicago, The Addams Family. The show was inspired by Charles Addams’ 1920’s and 1930’s New Yorker cartoons (also the inspiration for the 1960’s TV sitcom and 1970’s movie).  It’s a great show, especially for...