Common sense in reporting

Common sense in reporting

Common sense? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 August 2018 Common sense in reporting It feels like our news media is under attack every day. Just a little common sense helps in sorting out spin from news. Don’t confuse tabloids with news. I don’t. I don’t...
Wide-Bodies. Aircraft and People.

Wide-Bodies. Aircraft and People.

Airbus and Wide-Bodies Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 July 2018 Airlines and Wide-Bodies Wide-Bodies. Airbus Wide-Body. Hooray for wide-bodies! I’m not a wide body but I am a frequent flyer. As it is, I’m not writing about the airline...
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Justice Anthony Kennedy Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 June 2018 Replacing Anthony Kennedy Justice Anthony Kennedy Nobody trusts government anymore. Maybe it is because we lived through Vietnam. Maybe Watergate. Might be the Clinton impeachment. For each...
Tim Cook. CEO extraordinary.

Tim Cook. CEO extraordinary.

Tim Cook is leading the way Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 June 2018 Apple CEO Tim Cook Tim Cook. Apple Act 2. Like everyone else, I worried about Apple’s succession plan. I was a died-in-the-wool member of the Steve Jobs cult. I was not sure what to...
Rudeness. Women talking during a play.

Rudeness. Women talking during a play.

Female Rudeness. On Broadway. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 April 2018 Rudeness — Movies. Plays. Everywhere. Audience rudeness My wife and I were in NYC this past weekend for a quick getaway celebrating our anniversary. We bought Hamilton tickets six...
NECCO wafers. Who cares when they are gone?

NECCO wafers. Who cares when they are gone?

Shit. NECCO wafers. It’s over. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 April 2018 The loss of NECCO wafers NECCO Wafers. All value comes from scarcity. For years now, we have been telling our clients that value in the world comes from scarcity. Diamonds are...
The latest Coca-Cola Diet Coke makeover

The latest Coca-Cola Diet Coke makeover

Diet Coke Makeover Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 January 2018 Coca-Cola’s Diet Coke makeover “Millennials are now thirstier than ever for adventures and new experiences, and we want to be right by their side,” said Coca-Cola North American...
Retail Extinctions. Shopping habits have changed.

Retail Extinctions. Shopping habits have changed.

Retail Shopping Habits Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 4 January 2018 Consumer Shopping Habits. Change. Do we need an official report on holiday sales figures to see that shopping habits have changed and that the changes are permanent? I don’t think so. The...
Progressive Insurance mistake

Progressive Insurance mistake

Progressive Insurance mistake Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 December 2017 Again. Another Progressive Insurance mistake. I never really liked the Progressive television campaign. Flo is goofy and too old. And many of the spots are trite. Some will argue...
NCAA Football Playoffs

NCAA Football Playoffs

The NCAA Football Playoffs dilemma Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 November 2017 The NCAA Football Playoffs. Suck. The way I figure it, this is a chance to piss everyone off at the same time. Yep. The NCAA Football Playoffs do just that. Here is how I see...
UCLA basketball brand, what does it mean now?

UCLA basketball brand, what does it mean now?

UCLA basketball thieves Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 November 2017 UCLA basketball brand as it stands now The UCLA basketball brand suffers a major wound. It has been many years since NCAA basketball fans talked about the BRAND of UCLA basketball. The...
Wrong Veterans Day Celebration. Again.

Wrong Veterans Day Celebration. Again.

Armistice Day Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 November 2017 Wrong Veterans Day? That’s Right.  Why is November 11 the wrong Veterans Day? For one thing, it is not REALLY Veterans Day. It is Armistice Day and solemnly honored as Remembrance Day...