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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…

The Bureau of Unintended Consequences

Monday, January 9, 2012
Jenny Herring

Back in graduate school, I learned about a fascinating communications theory that had its roots in rural Iowa: diffusion, or the exploration of how new ideas spread.

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.

Multiple Excessive Survey Syndrome

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
David Heitman

It seems companies just can’t get enough feedback about their performance these days. The ubiquitous deployment of surveys…

The Power of Video

Friday, May 6, 2011
David Heitman

Adding video to your website and social media outlets is an outstanding way to get noticed, improve organic search results…

Social Media Crash Course

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
David Heitman

Everyone knows what social media is. The real question to answer is not “should we add it to our marketing plan” but rather, “are we utilizing it properly to take our company to the next level?”