8 ways to attract and retain young talent

According to Steelcase’s 2006 survey Millennials already make up 21% of the workforce in the US. This number will only go north in a couple of years. I assume by now you have realized that young employees are not conformists, they don’t want to play by the old rules. So, whether you like it or … Continue reading 8 ways to attract and retain young talent

What do you stand for?

The author of this blog describes a brand as a promise. This is a universally accepted definition, which will be valid for years to come. However, for marketers to focus solely on the promise is not enough anymore. Here is why... We previously talked about how obsessed Millennials are with making a real difference. Fortunately … Continue reading What do you stand for?

The hidden secret of bundling

Previously, we talked about the importance of simplifying your offers. Today, I will give you a couple of actionable tips that are going to impact your bottom line. I would like to refer to Dan Ariely's work. He is a Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is also the author of “Predictably Irrational”, … Continue reading The hidden secret of bundling

Path to happiness

Recently, I am reading Prof. Barry Scwartz’s book “The Paradox of Choice”. He teaches social theory and social action.  In this book, he did a stellar job explaining how “the freedom to choose everything” makes you eventually less happy. Western societies, particularly North American ones, are built on the premise that people should have the freedom of choice. The … Continue reading Path to happiness

4 golden rules of a powerful promise

I am a firm believer of simplicity. This blog follows the same philosophy. It is all about simplifying seemingly complicated matters and giving you correct and actionable answers. Today, we will talk about the key criteria of a powerful promise. Interbrand, the largest brand consulting firm in the world, uses four key rules. To my knowledge, … Continue reading 4 golden rules of a powerful promise

What is a brand?

Here is the irony: As a Brand Strategist, I don’t like to use the term brand too often. Granted, it is a sexy word. Yet, more often than not it is misused. Let me explain what I mean. Do you remember the old TV show, Batman? There was a Bat version of everything. Our heroes … Continue reading What is a brand?