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What is Brand Essence?  At the core of your brand strategy is your Brand Essence — your Brand Essence is what you stand for.  Brand Essence is often thought of as your brand DNA, the essential value of your brand, or the ultimate role your brand plays in the world.  It’s a critical element of […]

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There was a lot to celebrate at Southwest Airlines’ annual shareholders’ meeting last week.  The company was riding high after reporting net income in Q1 2014 doubled to $152 million and passenger revenue per available seat mile, a key performance metric for the airline industry, rose 3.5%. . […]

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Wow!  What a week it’s been and it’s only Wednesday!  The official launch of my new book, What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles That Separate the Best from the Rest, is underway and that means lots of great resources for you to learn about what great brands do and how to build a brand […]