harvard misfit

About harvard misfit

harvard business school grad – social anthropologist – branding guru all around misfit who creates humorous conversation about unusual aspects of life and offers unique business solutions to companies ready to think outside the box… misfits are born, not made. as we venture on our journey together, these posts will speak to the disenfranchised and misfit in all of us. consider me a social anthropologist, directing an expedition through the human psyche and the social experience. my posts will be unfiltered non-political and unbiased. everyone and everything is fair game. let’s explore the folly of humanity and document paths less traveled. you will enjoy the journey, as seen through the eyes of a harvard graduate, who learned how to use the programming i received to see clearly and dispel the myth that intelligence is all you need to survive in life. we are bumbling and fumbling, like lost children, looking for meaning in a meaningless experience and discovering that friends, neighbors and lovers are all, ultimately, misfits. welcome to the new standard

brand ecosystems and social media

Creating a brand eco system that is sustainable is the by-product of a carefully engineered and intelligently orchestrated social media strategy.

By |March 23rd, 2012|home|0 Comments

the importance of being present

When building a loyal following using social media, one of the best ways to attract attention is being active in highly trafficked platforms.

By |March 22nd, 2012|home|0 Comments

hair whores – what we’ll do for a good hair day

The notion that our hair speaks volumes about who we are is alive and well. He discovers a new stylist at least once a month and is perennially in search of the perfect cut. He's the latest extension of urban life – the hair whore.

By |March 21st, 2012|home, stories|0 Comments

10 brand benefits of using social media

In the arena of brand building, social media is emerging as an important tool that cannot be ignored.

By |March 20th, 2012|home|0 Comments

when angry birds fly

is our new national past time a distraction or necessary mental vacation?

By |March 6th, 2012|home, stories, Uncategorized|1 Comment

the prodigal friend

at what point do we turn our backs on friendship and when do we welcome the prodigal friend back with open arms.

By |February 29th, 2012|home, stories|1 Comment

to be or not to be?

Maybe when we face our darkest fears (most notably that of passing into the unknown) we are liberated and become free – to live.

By |February 15th, 2012|home, stories|1 Comment

love’s bite

Is the price we pay for love worth it?

By |February 7th, 2012|home, stories|1 Comment

chucking the cool card

There comes a day in everyone’s life when we realize that it’s suddenly not worth the effort of trying to be cool. I’m not sure why it happens, but it’s inevitable – something like a rite of passage to adulthood. It must be written in some arcane study that self assured and confident people – those actualized through the process of self inquiry, simply don’t require being cool anymore. I guess it’s because “cool” is an outside barometer – a sociological litmus test. You pass the test and you’re welcome into a world of false hope.

 

Before you decide to chuck it, let’s understand why so many sign up for the Cool Card in the first place. There are lines of people, panting and longing for admission. There must be something to it, or so many wouldn’t want it, right? Imagine a world where you’ve been handed a card. Let’s take a walk through that world. […]

By |January 31st, 2012|home, stories|5 Comments

the lesser of the two (evils)

When faced with a choice of candidates, is there a lesser of the two (evils) that mandates making a selection or does "opting out" suffice as an option?

By |January 25th, 2012|home, stories, Uncategorized|1 Comment