Call me old school, but I really enjoy the written word.  I prefer reading a long-form blog post or article than a pithy tweet or fleeting Facebook post.  That’s not to say that I want a writer to blather on — rather, I like reading the work of people who have mastered the written word […]

Brand Evolution Problems

This month’s round-up of articles I’ve read focuses on brand evolution problems.  Companies usually need to evolve in order to remain relevant to changing customers and to continue to grow.  But many have difficulty figuring out how to do so or adapting their organizations. […]

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As a writer, every once awhile I come across a terrific article or story and think, “I should have written that.” Last week Om Malik penned a post that I wish I had written.  Entitled, “Square, Airbnb and why experience really is design,” the piece makes a convincing case for how the cosmetic aspects of […]

shoe_dazzle homepage

ShoeDazzle took the retailing and investing worlds by storm four years ago as it broke new ground in what is now commonly referred to as subscription commerce.  After a “professional” CEO failed to grow the company and a valiant but unsuccessful attempt by its original CEO to get it back on track, just last week […]

My content this past month has sparked quite a few reactions and conversations.  Here’s a roundup of the most popular pieces: how to build a breakthrough brand – The launch of a FREE 10-session series on the steps in the brand development process – each video is less than 4 minutes and comes with a downloadable […]