Dial 988

Dial 988 – The FCC recently recommended a new three-digit National Suicide Prevention Hotline number to provide easy access to support for people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress. As a retired NYC Detective in the Manhattan DA’s Office, suicide is an issue very near and dear to my heart. Read on for my […]

Acquaintance Or Friend?

Friendship is a two-way thing. It requires trust, affection, tolerance, and acceptance going back and forth. Both sides of the equation are responsible for the maintenance of the relationship. In business we have mainly acquaintances, if we are lucky a handful of those turn into true friendships. I am not sure how that line is […]

When Disaster Strikes

First and foremost, protect your data. There isn’t an insurance policy in the world that can replace your companies’ vital records. If you have not established a solid process of data backup, do it today. You have no excuse if disaster of any kind strikes and wipes out your network. With so many options available […]

Tying Your Message To The Big Game

Why are television ads on the Super Bowl so expensive? Why do advertisers gladly hand over millions of dollars per spot? Simple answer… they work. The Super Bowl is one of the most watched television events each and every year. Nine of the top ten most watched television events are Super Bowls. The reported viewership […]

Mr. Peanut is Dead at 104. Who’s Next?

It has been announced and shown on video that Mr. Peanut died sacrificing himself for his friends.  The clip anticipates the funeral to be televised during the Super Bowl. The decision to kill off the iconic figure ignited the Twitterverse.  Much was in support of the untimely death.  Almost a “good riddance” could be heard.  […]

Take The Blank Page Challenge

If you have followed my advice to enhance your personal and business brand by writing you have run across this obstacle. There it is all white and nice. A canvas to capture your thoughts and words.  An adventure into what never existed before. A chance to express the person you are and intellect within. So […]

Making 2020 Personally, Professionally Rewarding

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Lorraine Gregory Has Close Call With Digital Rip-Off

Internet fraud – it can happen to you! Read on for a first-hand account of Lorraine Gregory Communications’ encounter with a fake check scam.