23 10, 2017

The Enterprise VR Strategy Guide I Couldn’t Find (With Examples and Use Cases)

By | 2017-10-30T19:09:15+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Tech & Design|0 Comments

In This Post: Why to take immersive tech seriously, starting now Emerging themes in product-to-market fit Major use cases in the enterprise today The UX toolkit in VR / AR / MR An approach to immersive product strategy The "just tell me when it's ready" approach won't work much longer. Imagine [...]

10 07, 2017

The High Five Manifesto

By | 2017-07-17T05:53:06+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Personal Growth|0 Comments

We High Five More Often When We... Use the right tools to build things that last. Balance ambition with appreciation. Deal in “musts” not “shoulds”. Avoid using big words when small will do. Say things that need to be heard. Prevent fires. Avoid cheap. Throw parties for more than birthdays and [...]

1 01, 2016

Timeless Qualities of a Good Human From 1916 — The Alexander Hamilton Institute

By | 2017-06-26T23:15:03+00:00 January 1st, 2016|Marketing Essentials, Personal Growth|0 Comments

Sometimes the greatest inspiration comes from the unlikeliest of sources. I came across a 1916 volume of “Modern Business” on Salesmanship published by the Alexander Hamilton Institute. While the text is a bit instructional and even preachy at times, I found some chapters not only captured the Zeitgeist of business during the Great [...]

30 03, 2015

The Digital Strategy Guide I Couldn’t Find (with examples and templates)

By | 2017-06-26T18:03:45+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Marketing Essentials, Tech & Design|21 Comments

In This Post Digital research to share with executives Today's Digital priorities for enterprises How to structure a digital strategy How to conduct Digital Analysis Creating inspiring Digital Objectives Examples of Digital Scope Examples of Successful Digital Governance Models As you may know, there is no one-size-fits-all format for a digital [...]

9 01, 2015

Mobile Apps for Tracking Your Goals (so you can actually reach them)

By | 2017-06-28T21:26:23+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Personal Growth, Tech & Design|0 Comments

When I reviewed my top 10 goals at the end of 2014, I was frustrated. Why? Because I didn’t know if I had accomplished them. I wrote down goals like, “schedule time to work on a home project every weekend” or “take wife on a date night every Friday (and plan beforehand).” [...]

7 01, 2015

Dear Students: How to find a job when you have very little experience

By | 2017-06-26T23:20:04+00:00 January 7th, 2015|Personal Growth|0 Comments

 A friend recently emailed me while on the verge of leaving her first job. "One of my concerns about leaving/being laid off is that with this being my first job I am really not qualified to do much.  How do I market myself to other employers when I have had very little job [...]

19 06, 2014

The Surprising Science of Blogging for Business

By | 2017-06-26T18:03:57+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Content Strategy|0 Comments

Blogging is just another thing you should be doing for your business, but it doesn't generate real sales, right? Not true. As a matter of fact, B2B marketers who use blogs generate 67% more leads than those who don't! Additionally, blogs reach 80% of all internet users and account for 23% of all time spent online. Source So, [...]

19 12, 2013

10 Misunderstood Skills Every Marketer Should Have

By | 2017-07-17T06:00:45+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Content Strategy|3 Comments

The entire definition of marketing is revisited by the American Marketing Association every 5 years. How many other professions do you know that change so rapidly? This coming year, experts are predicting that content marketing will continue to shift the way we grow our businesses. As Social Media expert, Jeff Bullas, points out in his post [...]

20 11, 2013

How I won my dream job, got disciplined and generally became happier

By | 2017-06-26T23:11:45+00:00 November 20th, 2013|Personal Growth|3 Comments

My friends are always talking about what they should do with their life. I keep hearing comments like "I don't know what to do next," "I'm not even in my preferred field," "why did I go to school at all". Sound familiar? I have a process that I've created and started using for the last [...]

2 11, 2013

How to Improve Proposals to Increase Sales

By | 2017-06-26T18:04:14+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|Marketing Essentials|0 Comments

"[We] became a finalist for nearly every new proposal presented.” That's a quote from my former employer. If your business growth depends on submitting proposals you better be sure they're working for you, not against you. Making improvements to your proposals can dramatically improve sales. I've used some of these recommendations to double, even triple the amount [...]