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11 Dangerous Misconceptions about Communications

Posted on May 1, 2018
11 common mistakes in communications

Communications is as necessary to our survival as breathing. It’s how we engage and interpret our world. We label and reference what we see hear and smell and then use that information to share ideas, solve problems and fire imaginations. Despite the integral role it plays in helping us to navigate our lives we often […]

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Marketing Attitude

Posted on April 10, 2018
Marketing Attitude, what story is your brand telling?

It was my third day of business travel and I was tired but looking forward to a seminar on motivation. About halfway through the presentation, I realized that the longer I stayed the more demotivated I felt. The speaker was engaging,  she was actually quite funny, but her material was dated. My table-mates were a […]

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Do We Remember How To Be Loyal?

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The call of the next big adventure can be almost irresistible. As our world shrinks it becomes increasingly easy to see ourselves in different settings. Even if we choose not to wander far from the land we grew up in, we can still tackle a wide array of changes that our parents might not have […]

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Random Acts Of Branding

Posted on January 7, 2014

  What happens if everyone in an organization decides to engage in branding activities without first engaging in an internal conversation? This question prompted an extended conversation with my friend Janet MacLeod, who like me, is a communications professional. This post is the consequence of that discussion and so our joint offering. So what happens […]

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A Simple Lesson About Brand Taught By Disney

Posted on March 12, 2013

I went on a Disney Cruise with my kids in February. I specifically chose Disney because my husband wasn’t going with us (he’s busy working on his master’s thesis). I felt that if I was going to travel alone with my kids to unfamiliar places, I needed to have some back up. I needed to […]

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