August 24, 2016

Featured Articles

The covenant of trust

People don’t just listen to what you say, they watch what you do. You get their attention when your mission and message line up with what they believe. They want to buy from a brand that shares the same values they have. It’s more than a transaction to them. It’s personal. When they choose … [Read More]

That moment you made me feel important

On the first morning of my stay at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago I went to the restaurant for breakfast. I was seated at a table overlooking the downtown cityscape. The Chicago River, still green from St. Patrick’s Day, was tucked between the tall buildings and bustling streets a block … [Read More]

Meaningful experience is the end game

Customers experience your brand in many ways. It’s in how your product works, how it feels, how easy it is to use … It’s in how you resolve a complaint … It’s in how easy it is to find an answer on your website … It’s in the colors inside your store, on your signs, or in your logo … [Read More]

Love is the ultimate market disruptor

Here’s an old idea for growing and sustaining a business in the shiny new digital world: Spread some love. Love is much more than an emotion. It is an action word. Love puts the interests of customers and stakeholders ahead of short term business interests. A business operating in love … [Read More]