Find the Flow
  • April 22, 2019
  • ROOT + RIVER

Find the Flow, F (orget) the Formula

By Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster The marketing world is over-saturated with formulas. This is because formulas are intended to remove uncertainty. And because uncertainty is the boondoggle of human …

synthesis
  • February 11, 2019
  • ROOT + RIVER

Synthesis Episode #11: Justin Zoradi on Incompleteness, Resistance and Pursuing Your Time

LISTEN HERE (audio + video) Synthesis is a Root + River hosted webcast featuring nonconformist leaders whose ideas make them — and us — see the world differently. Our eleventh …

Wanted ROI or Nada
  • December 03, 2018
  • ROOT + RIVER

You Don’t Need a Marketing Agency

By Emily Soccorsy + Justin Foster Small business owners are in a bit of a conundrum when it comes to marketing. You can either do it yourself or bring in …

Director of Marketing Nothing
  • November 02, 2018
  • ROOT + RIVER

You’re in charge of marketing, right? No. You’re not.

There’s this paradox about being responsible for the marketing of an organization: You are “in charge” of the brand and at the same time, you are not in charge of …

drawing
  • October 01, 2018
  • ROOT + RIVER

What is your brand’s MLE (minimum level of excellence)?

By Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster A brand is an organic, living thing. It is both a practice and a discipline. And yet there is also a baseline, or minimum, …