It’s Time to Stop Being “Data Driven”

It’s Time to Stop Being “Data Driven”

It’s Time to Stop Being “Data Driven” Do you remember when the word “synergy” lost all meaning? A great word, yes, but people were overusing it for so long that all the power drained out of it. Eventually, the term became a living joke; a word you couldn’t use without...
2021: Marketing Strikes Back!

2021: Marketing Strikes Back!

2021: Marketing Strikes Back! We’re all watching the clock, waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine to arrive at our doctor’s office or local pharmacy. Once we reach the other side of the pandemic — and start living in the “New New Normal” — how will the world change? And...
The Power of “New”

The Power of “New”

The Power of “New” In the legendary Mad Men episode titled “The Carousel,” Don Draper tells his prospective clients at Kodak the following: “The most important idea in advertising is ‘new.’ It creates an itch. You simply put your product in there as a kind of Calamine...
Taking Dares with Yes

Taking Dares with Yes

Taking Dares with Yes Would you rather have the best ice cream in the world … or the 11th best ice cream in the world? It’s not even a question, right?   The Portland Trail Blazers taking Sam Bowie with the second pick in the 1984 NBA Draft — ahead of Michael...