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Brand Marketing

7 Keys To Evaluating Brand Ideas

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7 Keys To Evaluating Brand Ideas

My team and I were once summoned to the home office in New York to review the final pitch to a highly coveted account that we had managed to lure for their national business.

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Advertising

How To Think Like A Creative Director

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How To Think Like A Creative Director

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking on this topic to a room full of retailers. No doubt there was more than a little curiosity, thanks to the larger than life exploits of our fictional colleague Don Draper on AMC’s “Mad Men,” or how about Mel Gibson’s mind-reading creative director in “What Women Want.”

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Brand Strategy

Tribal Brand Strategy: The Art Of Exclusion

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Tribal Brand Strategy: The Art Of Exclusion

As humans, we are the product of thousands of years of tribalism. In the workplace, school or wherever, we coalesce around shared needs, desires and points-of-view. We form tribes. Tribes illuminate one thing above all else; you’re either in or you’re out. Some brands key in on this basic behavioral instinct to build their advantage.

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Brand Management

7 Lessons From The Fall Of The ITT Tech Brand

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7 Lessons From The Fall Of The ITT Tech Brand

It’s tough to see a former client fall upon hard times. Such is the case for me with the predicted closure of ITT Technical Institute.

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Brand Management

Brands In The Age Of Presidential Criticism

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Brands In The Age Of Presidential Criticism

One of the more interesting developments that emerged during these past few months is the phenomena of brands facing direct criticism from then President-elect Donald Trump.

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