Grab a Branding Buddy This Winter

Winter can be a tough time to get creative During the winter you can really start to feel cooped up. (Most West Coasters need not...

Add a Fresh Twist

This post is part of our series, “Thirteen Tips For Stronger Branding.” See the rest of the series HERE.  TIP #12: INNOVATE NEW BRAND IDEAS BY ADDING A FRESH TWIST Fresh ideas...

Want to Get Promoted? Try to Get Fired

Stuck in an innovation rut? Here’s a technique that will help get those creative juices flowing again. Give yourself this task: “What idea could I come up...

Use Your Brand to Say “No”

What are the most difficult words to say? For some of you it might be the anxiety-producing 3 words "I Love You"... But for most...

A “Corporate” Loss that Feels Personal

I never met Steve Jobs. In fact, I unfortunately never even had the pleasure of hearing him speak live. So why do I feel sad? Though...

The Power of “I Don’t Know”

First up on Day 2 of World Business Forum, Steven Levitt economist and author of Freakonomics (a best selling book and now a motion picture). Interesting,...

A To-Do List For Uncertain Times

Day one today of the World Business Forum #WBF10 kicked off with a bang with Jim Collins, author of Good to Great. Unlike recent past years...

Marketing is Not a Spectator Sport

But too often, people who work in this field, treat it like one. We’re afraid to move too quickly, think too boldly or try something...

Twipple: Using Twitter to Ripple Human Kindness

I recently discovered twipple, a movement  that uses Twitter to spread and encourage random acts of kindness. Here's a short video about twipple featuring Cunning Creative...

The Mis-branding of the Healthcare Debate

I am not heavily into politics. But, like the rest of America, I couldn't help watching the whole health care debate and vote this weekend. At...

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