Scratch any millennial geek today and "disintermediation" will bubble to the surface immediately. For good reason. Our world is being redefined as never before. It's the new digital world order and here is quick review for brands in need of refreshment.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. As the the world's largest encyclopedic museum representing...
I am a big believer in the concept of data-driven scientific marketing; trying lots of experiments and rapidly iterating based on the results. Today's...
Too many businesses lunge toward the latest app or social media stunt without considering their identity as a brand, and how their media strategy works. In the process, consumers end up confused and detached.
Today, successful brands create social movements around themselves: the key proposition is not 'buy me' but rather, 'join me.'
The more we talk about mental illness the same way we talk about physical illness the faster the perception and stigma will change. Your story, or a loved one who has had a victory over mental illness or addiction can inspire others.
For most of us the ultimate goal throughout our entire school and university life is to get a good career with a six-figure salary. But as the years go by, you realize that you're good at what you do but you just keep doing the same thing over and over again like a small cog in a big fat money wheel.
The world's most innovative and creative organizations should be dreaming up new ways to establish a better work-life balance for all their employees. Instead of holding out a carrot on a stick for would-be mothers, they should be establishing practices to keep them engaged, productive, and excited about work while they raise their families.
President Obama's recent speech fits a historic and racist framework through which we can describe the exclusion and banishment of people with felonies who are detained and deported. Even while some parents of citizens will be eligible for relief, parents with felonies and their families will remain vulnerable.
This may not be the "American Winter" to compare with the recent "Arab Spring." But it's the start of something significant. And I believe it's time it's time for us to let our young people share the daunting task of cleaning up the mess they stand to inherit.
I want to offer a special thanks to the technologists of the world -- all those who work anonymously in the world's labs and engineering departments to come up with the circuits, code, and contraptions that have combined to change life as I know it.
We would do well to tread cautiously in how much authority we give the government to criminalize free speech activities and chill what has become a vital free speech forum. If free speech is not vigilantly protected, democracy is more likely to drift toward fear, repression, and violence.
Involve your entire organization whether it's five or fifty people: great content ideas come in all shapes and sizes: admins, customers, channel partners, sales, support, customer service and/or exec staff.
Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.
Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinion on Bill Cosby's innocence or lack thereof. Yet, I can only of think of one question: Why bother defending this man when he hardly defends himself?
Much has been made of the fact that social media often keeps us from getting out into the world and forming real relationships, but what if you can't get out into the world? What if your health keeps you homebound and Facebook doesn't work because your 'friends' are more interested in what their grandchildren are doing than conversing with you? Don't discount social media!