I wrote the first “The Miscellaneous Ramblings of an Old Man” in 2011, I was a young 72 at the time. I am now approaching 78, which is the new 76. They are, as the title would suggest, the random thoughts that enter the mind of an old guy. Mostly one liner’s that cover life in general, especially an old life, the profession, politics and anything else that enters what is left … [Read more...] about The Miscellaneous Ramblings of an Old Man Part 7
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The most asked question I receive is “What EP training program should I attend.” My answer is “I have no idea.” The reason for the answer; the old Scotti School and now VDI operate under a business model that is substantially different than the business model that exists in the present day EP training environment. NOT BETTER, NOT WORSE – DIFFERENT. The results of that Business … [Read more...] about When Can You?
It was the early 80’s we were working in the Middle East. At the time American Express was running the "Do You Know Me?" ad campaign, (are you old enough to remember them?). One of the guys thought this picture would be humorous. At the end of every ad there was a comment by the “celebrity” - Stephen King’s comment was - Without it, isn't life a little scary? We had our own … [Read more...] about TBT – Do You Know Me?
A few weeks back, I got a call from an old friend, Don Feeney. Don and I go back more than 25 years. (He is a member of the Quarter Century Club). We worked with his company, CTU. CTU and Don were the subject of a book which was later made into a made for TV movie. The book and movie were called “Rescue My Child”. He is now the COO of Black Sand Security. His wife Judy … [Read more...] about Rescue My Child – The Book and The Movie
The time was the early 80’s - can’t remember the exact year (it’s an age thing). Through the efforts of an old friend, Fred Stafford, we were sponsored by Ford. They asked me to do a radio ad for the new Turbo T-Bird. During that time Fred (early 80’s) was the VP of the Scotti School he traveled through the world with stops in Canada, England, and Malaysia. Before coming to … [Read more...] about TBT – Time frame, the early 80”s – My Turbo T Bird Radio Ad