Our minds are not moving the way they should...Read More
The internet has created a subroutine that is in fact a shadow. It is really the low hum of your brain working without borders, without a frame...Read More
Things get under your skin. Anxiety sets in and disrupts your equilibrium. What does it all mean?
Starting a challenging new job is like the first day at a new school. Starting a company from scratch is way more intense...Read More
Removing fear from your mind will lead to new insights
Ever notice how some people get to interesting solutions with incredible ease?...Read More
Telling stories isn't always the answer.
It all sounds the same after a awhile. Marketing and branding. Advertising and communications...Read More
Challenges and vision share three things: Big Ambition. Big Risk. Big Picture.
The thing is that real challenges aren't just problems that seem daunting. They are problems that when solved can push the business elsewhere...Read More
Brand communications don't exist in dictatorships
Years ago when I was just starting my career in Paris, France, the elections were revving up...Read More
Best Practices from America's Leading Startups
I don't care who you are or think you are, but you are prone to the same entropy as every other founder...Read More
Do you know the difference?
We've all seen them. The plaques displayed in the lobbies of corporate offices proclaiming the Mission or Vision or both - thoughts that are supposed to inspire us and give us pause for reflection...Read More
The people you started the company with are no longer getting it done
Your business moves into year three and things are going well...Read More
6 Ways to make the cooking better for all of us
Here are a few operational ideas that I've seen that are critically important to building stronger companies. Not just for Millennials, but for all of us...Read More
Is Your Attitude Helping or a Hindering?
Staying positive always works as long as it is mixed with truth...Read More
Hiring the right people is about growing your culture. Three things to keep in mind.
Building starts from the inside. With culture and values that come from the owners and leaders. It's easy to get derailed in business, and here are several areas where falling off the tracks can kill you...Read More
Too many companies think in media-first mode.
Recently I worked with a company that used many social media platforms to reach its audience...Read More
An “And Then, That Happened” Primer
First things first...Read More
Use Marketing to Ensure There is a Stage Two
Think of everything in terms of cash...Read More
Take the time to think. Don't be disrupted by your phone. Your phone will not allow for continuous and critical thinking
Research is starting to emerge that points to the little screen as a the culprit for many of our bad habits. Some are downright unhealthy. A friend of mine...Read More
How to Tell One From the Other
Order comes from chaos. I think contentment comes from it too. As you get better at distilling the good from the bad in the chaotic cauldron that is your life, you will learn to spot the interesting stuff early on...Read More
Clarity is Often Easier Than You Think
One problem I see over and over again is the willingness of decision makers to hide from the truth...Read More
We can effect change everyday when we buy products and brands
A while back in Paris when I began studying branding, I got to work for a time with one of the most intelligent strategists and deepest thinkers in the marketing profession...Read More