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The wonder

Thursday, December 12, 2013
T Taylor

It’s somewhere in the middle of the night and I can’t sleep. Back when I was a child I also had a hard time sleeping this time of year. Why? It’s almost Christmas!

Are you paying attention?

Thursday, October 10, 2013
T Taylor

Tom Peters once said, “If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention.” Now I’m really confused. A business I own decided to help…

Skepticism: A Marketer’s Best Friend

Thursday, June 20, 2013
David Heitman

“We lie to ourselves all the time.” That’s how a new business prospect opened up a discussion of their market relevance.

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…”