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November 7, 2017

When the little details matter to a brand, the brand starts to matter to the consumer. Even when it comes to 404 Error pages. Most brands want to limit the presence of a mistake, but these 10 brands embraced 404 Errors as just another path to customer loyalty.
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May 26, 2016

So you have this project that has potential for being something really great. The only problem is [fill in the blank]. A miniscule budget? Impossibly rigid guidelines? Little or no resources? How about all of the above (and more), you say? Perfect.
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April 28, 2016

There’s no way to know if my first idea is my best idea until I march it onstage with 20 other ideas to see which one gets the part. Sometimes it’s 10 other ideas, sometimes 50, but an idea never jumps from that mental stage to the finished page without first facing a lot of competition.
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February 25, 2016

The only thing ​North Carolina State University and Keuka College had in common was their team name. That is, until NC State strong-armed Keuka into forfeiting its name under the pretense of protecting that brand ...
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February 10, 2016

We’ve all become so accustomed to a million distractions that our minds are now re-wired to look for distractions. And that’s why billboards are perfect.
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January 20, 2016

When put into perspective, business— like bowling— is simply a game.
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January 6, 2016

It's no secret that my husband, daughter and I are huge fans of The Avett Brothers, and a lot of people have asked me why. Instead of talking about their music, I always find myself talking about a few things they could teach us about branding.
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December 16, 2015

While making excuses and rationalizing missteps is not unique to the business world, it is evident that creating a workplace culture that empowers employees and adheres to core values can help avoid the propensity to “excuse” or bow out of responsibilities to improve the work environment.
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December 9, 2015

How to get in the right frame of mind to liberate your natural, creative genius.
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November 18, 2015

​How many times a day do you check your smartphone? Now think about how often you check your phone every hour. If you’re anything like me, you probably check it so frequently during the day that it’s impossible to count! And you’re not alone in your smartphone addiction.
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