Corporate Culture In An Age Of Unicorns and Disruptors

Tweet   Poor, poor Travis Kalanick, CEO of UBER. The last time I witnessed a senior executive combust so quickly and so publicly it was Jeff Skilling. And, remember, Skilling was being ousted for the largest bankruptcy in US history, the loss of billions in investor dollars and over 20,000 employees losing their jobs, and […]

Stop Being More Digital, Start Being More Human

Tweet These days I read the word digital more than almost any other word in the dictionary. That includes pronouns. Perhaps ironically, I’m going to add a few more instances as I pen this post.  There’s an overwhelming desire to bring digital and digital thinking to the forefront of every conversation. Digital something or other has become the almost […]

What Are You Doing To Deliberately Kill Your Brand?

Tweet   When you begin your career in marketing, one of the headiest and most intoxicating feelings comes from “leading” an actual brand. A feeling of invincibility. A certain sense of immortality. I’m sure the brand managers for Pet Rocks, L.A. Gear sneakers, Palm Pilot’s and De Lorean cars felt exactly the same immortality. Here’s […]