How to Look Good on Zoom

How to Look Good on Zoom

The Brady Bunch: The original Zoom callers. During this time of Coronavirus Communication (CoCo), everyone is doing calls on Zoom. The way you look on Zoom matters. Poor lighting and camera placement are the new equivalent of coming into the workplace unshowered and unshaven. At Media Shower, we’ve been using Zoom for years. Here are a few Zoom best practices for looking your best: 1) Turn on your video. Otherwise, you’re literally phoning it in. 2) Dress…

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How to Make Things Go Viral: Learn From Coronavirus

How to Make Things Go Viral: Learn From Coronavirus

When an idea catches on, what do we call it? “Going viral.” In the age of Coronavirus, we need good messages to go viral. Whether you’re running a business, an organization, or a family, you need good messages to go viral. As a society, we must encourage people to #SlowTheSpread and help our #HealthcareHeroes: we need good messages to go viral. But how do we help good messages to go viral, faster than the virus…

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Risky Assets Are Rallying, Bitcoin Back Above $7,000

Risky Assets Are Rallying, Bitcoin Back Above $7,000

“In every generation a man is obligated to feel as if he himself has experienced the exudes from Egypt.” This is one of the core principles of the upcoming holiday of Passover that Jewish people across the globe will celebrate tomorrow. It’s the very reason that we embrace strange customs like eating herbs that are so bitter they make you cry, drinking four full glasses of whine, and of course the famous flat bread known…

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Cuomo Does a CoCo

Cuomo Does a CoCo

If you want to see what good Coronavirus Communication looks like, just watch Andrew Cuomo. This is not a political statement (we’re beyond politics now), it’s about effective communication in a time of crisis. New York governor Andrew Cuomo has been consistently following Coronavirus Communication Best Practices, which we gave to you in our free CoCo Cheat Sheet several weeks back. You won’t sit through the entire video, so we’ve snipped a few soundbites so…

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After a Volatile Week, Bitcoin Opens Higher on Monday

After a Volatile Week, Bitcoin Opens Higher on Monday

As we see strong signs of stabilization throughout Europe, the situation in the U.K. seems to be getting worse. Not only has the prime minister himself now been admitted to the hospital, but the number of confirmed cases has seen a significant spike to nearly 6,000 yesterday. Last night, the queen herself addressed the nation in a brief but extremely moving speech. Over in the U.S., the president has mentioned that the peak is near….

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Market Volatility Continues Amid COVID19 Uncertainty

Market Volatility Continues Amid COVID19 Uncertainty

In times of deep crisis such as this it’s important to stay true to who we are and that seems to get more and more difficult the deeper we get. Last night, I engaged in an interesting discussion on social media when Bruce Fenton posed the question “Are mandated lockdowns right or wrong?” This is something that another bitcoin though leader, Jimmy Song, is on record as being staunchly against and the libertarian in me…

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