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July 19, 2007


Michele Miller

You have already done us a great service, David, with Ageless Marketing. To learn some of the "back story" of how this all came to be is very generous of you. Sharing your personal story makes this all more powerful. Looking forward to future posts!

Michele Miller

David Wolfe


Thank you for greeting me this day with your message bearing warm thoughts. I am cheered by the fact that in these times we can more openly share our back stories with those outside the circle of family and close friends.

There was a time when business "stuff" and personal "stuff" were not to be mixed.

Have a lovely weekend with Ron in sunny Scottsdale!


Atare E. Agbamu

I am looking forward to other posts in this series. Have a joyful weekend!

-- Atare

Michele Miller

All I can say is, I'm very happy that we're living in an age when personal stories are considered powerful rather than taboo!

Have a wonderful weekend, my friend!


Abdol Rahim Mirza

David, in reply for a previous post of you here, I told you that in the age of fake and sex sells you are speaking a different language. In cartoon age, every person wished to implant a seed and expect it to turn at once to big tree!

For long time I was complaining about the way of teachers’ job performances worldwide. You see that all (Even universities) graduates are job seekers that promise easy money.

I noticed that 90p/c of global pupils will forget every thing they hardly studied in last term. I very often, do not agree with theoretical articles written by Academics, as they are not applicable in real life. Duly, market researches do not work in case it made according to academic requirements and ignoring the real motion of market trends. Sorry, these trends cannot be controlled by any university.

However, in the age of fake, no body listens to those hardly ranting in the market for long time. They also do their job and ignore what ever not match the real life facts.

Please, join us in AdGabber and promote yourself and site there.
Here is the link to my page there

Wish you all the best all the time.

Cara Fletcher

I am now entering the marketing profession and I look forward to my first day at my new job.I think the marketing process is very interesting and intriguing.

David Wolfe


I wish you the very best. You are entering the marketing profession at a good time -- it's reeling from a midlife identity crisis as it were. That spells great opportunity, for as you know, the Chinese character for crisis also stands for opportunity.


Cara Fletcher

You want to leave the marketing profession I am now entering it,how interesting.Hope I'll be able to work as much as you and will be happy with the choice I've made when deciding what to work.


Maslow sets a framework that was ralley innovative at the time; but that has aged a lot :- The needs hierarchy is directly copied from North American/US culture (try it with Japanese or Indians…)- The idea that satisfying a ‘lower level’ need is the key to next level is wrong: you’d rather die than beg (some actually do) or you blow yourself up ‘for the cause’;- What comes first is ‘sense’ [like in ‘to make sense’]; you can simplify the pyramid in 3 levels (from the bottom up): survival, linking & sense; and sense propels the other levels: if what I live doesn’t make sense for me, I’ll let myself die; on the contrary, a human being can survive almost anything as long as they can give it meaning…- By the way, the (5) senses are what we make sense with…and they give us a sense of direction: a new born child feels/smells their mother, orients towards her & experiments ‘it’s good’ (assigns a positive meaning).- So, yes, I suggest we put Maslow’s pyramid on its tip!

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