The Answer to Why

I had dinner and beers last night with a couple of friends at my favorite Irish pub on the Peninsula. The game was on the TV above the bar. We talked Giants baseball, girls- the usual stuff. We tweeted snark with a friend who was at AT&T Park. We had some laughs and a sipper … Continue reading The Answer to Why

You are a Brand

Starbucks was once a humble Seattle coffee shop. It's now the modern-day equivalent of a soda fountain from the 1950s. Look at the two images below: Here's 1955: The similarities are striking. Starbucks is no longer really about coffee.  This past Saturday Cyndi and I stopped by a store in San Francisco's Financial District, and the one … Continue reading You are a Brand