ICMYI: super bowl ads, recommendations for uber, consumer electronics show highlights & more

In Case You Missed It — Here’s a round-up of my most popular content from this month, January 2015:

bud light pac-man super bowl 2015Forbes column:  what to expect from the 2015 super bowl ads — sap over silly, holy hastags, prodigal brands, and more







harvard business review editor sarah green interviews denise lee yohn

video:  great brands ignore trendsHarvard Business Review Editor Sarah Green interviews me about strategies for staying a step ahead of competitors.






what should uber doForbes column:  what should uber do — three actions the company should take to regain people’s trust and restore its status as one of the most promising start-ups








whole foods detroit

brand experience brief:  Whole Foods Detroit — Whole Foods’ attempt to challenge elitism, racism, and obesity (video audit and analysis)







USAToday quote: GoDaddy Pulls Puppy Parody Ad — For years, GoDaddy has relied on the “shock value” of its racy Super Bowl spots to draw attention. This is really no different.







a beautiful constraint book

brand book bites from “A Beautiful Constraint” — an extraordinarily smart book by eatbigfish’s Adam Morgan and Mark Barden (author interview and write-up)









QSR QSR brand-building in 2015Magazine column: Brand-Building in 2015 — Technology, transparency, and turf wars will be among quick-service operators’ greatest branding challenges this year.







panasonic beautythree of the coolest things i saw at CES — they weren’t wafer thin TVs or AR glasses









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