• January 29, 2021
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Wrecking The Most Common and Detrimental Mistake in Branding

Originally shared on Emily’s LinkedIn As tribal beings we will always be inclined to belong. It’s a natural and hard-wired tendency that our forebears relied upon for survival. It came …

  • January 08, 2021
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Why You Sound Like Everyone Else

As the people in charge of our brands, we want to stand out. We want our voices to rise above the lesser operators, the people who give our industry a …

  • November 30, 2020
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Slow Down to Speed Up

As a director of marketing, you’ve become friends with timelines and time management, buddies with bandwidth. Even if the leadership team loves your ideas and encourages you to execute, they …

  • November 09, 2020
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The Unstoppable Power of an Aligned CEO and CMO

In our work with mission-based leaders, there is one factor above all others that leads to successful brand differentiation. That factor doesn’t involve SEO or PPC. It’s not the best …

  • September 30, 2020
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Planning for 2021 is foolish: Question instead

A plan is a method for achieving an end, so says Merriam-Webster. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that relying too heavily on the solidity of your plans is …