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Most business growth initiatives fail. Research from Chris Zook, a Bain & Company consultant, indicates only 25% of growth initiatives succeed.
A few weeks ago I talked to a roomful of restaurant marketers and operators about the importance of obsessing over customers.
Research shows that public companies where the founder is still active in day-to-day activities outperform other companies threefold.
The headline is misleading. Branding isn’t easy but it can be made easy. How? By being simple. Yes, simple.
Businesses have a choice in how they treat employees to make profits.
Starbucks marketers use a six-point unwritten code to ensure the marketing programs they create and implement tell the story of what makes the product they are promoting Starbucks-worthy.
A lot of good can come out of encouraging people to talk about themselves, their lives, their hopes, and their accomplishments.
In 2006 I led a breakout session at a HOW Design Conference on “Growing a Brand. Growing a Team.” We talked about the importance of needing a healthy team to grow a healthy brand.
If your business is caught in the strategic crosshairs of needing to get bigger but remain smaller, the following excerpt from TRIBAL KNOWLEDGE might provide you with boardroom fodder.