In last week's piece, I wrote about my trip across The Bluegrass State to speak at the Louisville's Social Media Club. On my way there, I passed one of my favorite advertising juxtapositions. Off to the right, there's an exit sporting the sign for an adult bookstore. Then, on the left, there is a billboard with a message written in big block letters: "HELL IS REAL."
The interaction between General U.S. Grant and General William T. Sherman illustrates an effective way to disagree with someone in a power position. This historical incident shows one way to diplomatically comply with the wishes of a boss prior to suggesting alternatives.