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On vs. In

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
David Heitman

A friend recently mentioned reading an article on The Atlantic magazine. The word “on” fell curiously on the ear as the expected phrasing would be…

How Do You Perceive Yourself?

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
T Taylor

I used to do portraits in college to pay the bills. (It was also my little clever way to meet girls—but that’s another story.)…

Simple Truths

Thursday, January 24, 2013
T Taylor

In a world where complexity can keep us up at night, I thought I’d paint a little fresh air on this canvas called branding.

Creative Courage

Saturday, December 15, 2012
T Taylor

Our schools don’t value creativity. They value math, reading and science; hence our SATs, ACTs and scorecards for grades and degrees. Yet still, creativity is popular.

Mirror, Mirror

Monday, November 19, 2012
T Taylor

Working at the world’s top seminar company in the ‘80s taught me something: You can’t change other people, but you can change yourself.

What Do You Stand For?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
T Taylor

My grandfather grew up in western Pennsylvania and worked in the coalmines. Back then, during the great depression it was a blessing to have a job…

Left To Our Own Devices

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
T Taylor

The poem goes something like this… “Lovers walk in the park, staring into a screen – Bumps into a jogger, not seeing so keen – Cubes in the office, pics change in a flash…”

Valentine’s Day Ads Offer Low View of Men…and Women

Thursday, February 9, 2012
David Heitman

The annual wave of Valentine’s Day ads have been running in great number for the last couple of weeks on radio and television. Upon close examination, they seem to provide…

3s through 8s

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
David Heitman

It has become conventional wisdom that most national elections are decided by swing voters, not the party extremists on the far right or far left.

Five Things to Do Before You Hire a Marketing Firm

Friday, September 2, 2011
David Heitman

We’re big fans of marketing and PR firms. We think every growing company should hire one…preferably ours.