How to Lead Your Industry

How to Lead Your Industry

You love your team. You love your products. Your customers have great things to say about you. But, it’s been almost a decade since the company has experienced meaningful growth. What gives? For this ailment, a prescription of industry leadership is usually best. But,...
Is Your Marketing An Investment or An Expense?

Is Your Marketing An Investment or An Expense?

If you see your marketing as an expense, it’s just a line item on your budget. That’s about it. You know you need to do marketing, so you pay for some. It’s not a daily thought, it’s not something you check up on a lot, it’s just something that gets done. A task to...
Resist the Fear – Dive In To New Technologies

Resist the Fear – Dive In To New Technologies

You pick up your newspaper to get the day’s news. The paper has a bunch of ads, and you notice one for the telephone. The ad makes sense, because it’s early in the 20th Century. You don’t have a telephone yet – only the fancy people have one. The ad is designed to...
What It Takes To Be A Lovable Company

What It Takes To Be A Lovable Company

Just ad space for the Super Bowl this year cost five million bucks for 30 seconds. That doesn’t include agency fees, celebrity cameo fees, production costs, etc. for creating the content. All in, it’s nearly ten million bucks. Why on earth would a company consider...