Do Customers Trust You?
17 Mar 2021

Successful engagement begins and ends with trust. To motivate someone to go deeper or reach higher you’ve gotta have it.

Are You Cultivating Your Brand?
17 Mar 2021

Your business is a living organism. Successful businesses grow and adapt to their changing environments. Ditto your brand. We call this brand cultivation.

“Bricolage” – The power of SIMPLICITY
22 Feb 2021

Stephen Nachmanovitch, famed author, lecturer, and improvisational violinist, discusses the French word bricolage in his book, “Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art”.

Arrest Your Audience
15 Feb 2021

No, not with handcuffs and a badge, but with simple, compelling images—the critical first step towards meaningful engagement.

Have you wrung out your brand lately?
06 Oct 2020

How long has it been since you gave your company’s brand a real wringing out? Maybe your brand needs to be repositioned and rebranded.

Dead Armadillos
29 Sep 2020

There are so many brands, so many choices, so many claims, so much clutter. It’s not good enough anymore to be “pretty good” at everything. You have to be the MOST of something.

3 Principles for Building an In-House Brand School
22 Sep 2020

Learn the key means of building a sustainable brand is to create an internal brand school within your organization.

3 Steps to Successful Word-of-Mouth Marketing (WOMM)
08 Sep 2020

Too many brands are caught up in collecting numbers (any kind of fan) instead of collecting AND connecting with fewer, but more passionate fans (a specific kind of fan). However, “passion” is exponentially more effective than the former. Being “loved” wins over being “liked” every time.

How to assassinate your brand: 4 hacks that will KILL it.
25 Aug 2020

Brands are alive. They require attention and nourishment. In fact, your brand is

Focus. Focus. Focus.
17 Jun 2020

Focus is the foundational principle of branding. Without it, generalities distract, distort, and discredit your brand. Find out five ways to develop the clarity you need to focus your brand message.