Creative Intelligence Blog
A periodic blog by The Creative Alliance Founder T Taylor and team members.
The word discipline is often misunderstood. Most definitions say it’s “the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience.”
From the moment I saw The Night Watch painting by Rembrandt, I was hooked.
David Bowie’s song “Changes” has been on my mind all day. A few days ago, it was John Lennon’s song “Beautiful Boy” with his now famous, “Life is what happens…
There’s an art to telling a good story, and even more so in writing a story. Most people will stay engaged if you tell them in person, but with words in type you need to work hard to engage them and keep their attention.
The tragically renewed controversy this week regarding the use of the Confederate battle flag posted outside the South Carolina state capitol offers an important lesson about the power of logos.
The effort to consciously cultivate this experience is often referred to as internal branding—a concept predicated on the belief that your employees are a key audience just as important to reach as your customers and prospects.
Expectation. It comes up everywhere, everyday. Turns out, it’s a word with powerful emotional outcomes. It’s a belief about what might happen in the future. The idea stems from expectationem, the Latin word meaning “an awaiting.” From an early age, we await what we hope…
“Art for art’s sake” is just fine in the gallery world or in art school. But in the competitive, ROI-driven real world that company leaders live in, creativity had better yield measurable results.
Polymath, founding father and inventor Benjamin Franklin has one other accolade to his name: He was America’s original content marketer.