Narrativity: You’re Too Good For Boring

August 3rd, 2011

Narrativity: [nar-uh-tiv-uh-tee]: 1.) the degree to which your brand spunk, funk, credibility, attitude, and vibe shines through your messaging. 2.) Your voice, your verbiage, your tone. While preparing for a wine-touring camping trip to Watkins Glen, I began perusing the websites of the nearby Seneca Lake wineries and plotting my […]

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5 Extraordinary Years

August 5th, 2011

“In ordinary times, most men and women do not have radical questions about their identity.” Sam Keen “In every society, however, there are extraordinary men and women who, for a variety of reasons, stand outside the social consensus, shatter the norms, and challenge the status quo.” Sam Keen BlackDog was […]

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Top Shelf Redux: Communications Reads We Recommend

August 15th, 2011

Our top-rated book recommendations on purpose-driven messaging that’ll illuminate your Big !dea…

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Owning your piece of the “pinch”, explicitly

August 25th, 2011

The hardest thing about Brand Development isn’t the time intensive research…. It isn’t being consistent yet flexible… innovative yet timeless. The hardest thing about Brand Development isn’t creativity, charisma, social media, new marketing, old ideologies, fierce competition, or even too many cooks in the kitchen (although that is a much […]

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45 Heart-Warming Minutes with the Queen of Patient Care: Wendy Leebov

August 30th, 2011

Progressive hospitals keep it real. Investing in meaningful strategies that tap the passions of working cultures is the only way to deliver persuasive differentiators and drive preference in any industry. Especially hospitals, where the lifting is heavy, the work is long, and the high call is “personal”.  Effective brand and patient […]

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