Month: June 2016

Personal Brand Vetting – THEY are Listening

As I help business leaders deliver branded customer experiences, I often start with the premise that brands are nothing more than what people say about us when we’re not around. From there, I work with leaders to determine what they want to be known for and what they want to hear their customers say about…

Don’t Invent – Innovate: The Art of Resolving Human Need

For me… Invention is the creation of something new and Innovation is creating a new solution that addresses a human need If I were so inclined, I could go into my garage cobble together some random materials and produce a “one of a kind” object. I could call it Joseph’s garage invention. While I might…

Countering Terror with a Service Heart

Yet again the world is rocked by a terrible and senseless mass shooting.  In a community not far from me in Central Florida, innocent men and women entered a business not expecting to run out in horror, be carried out in pain, or not walk out at all. The media will spotlight the human suffering…

The Muhammad Ali Experience: 5 Lessons to Win By

Muhammad Ali was not only a civil rights advocate and exceptionally talented boxer – he was and will be an enduring brand. From an advertising perspective, his equity extended in commercial endorsements of brands like Louis Vuitton, Porsche, Apple, Coke, Gatorade, and Pizza Hut. So what can every business leader learn from the brand experience consistently delivered by Muhammad Ali? Here are…

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