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SXSW — How Brands are using Technology in 2018

A few weeks ago, I attended the SXSW Interactive festival once again. Thousands of people meet year after year at this festival in Austin, Texas …

How to Use Design Thinking to Solve Problems

Design thinking is a term for a specific approach to problem-solving. Whether you’re a designer, a developer, a business owner, anyone really, I’m …

From Concept to Reality – A Guide to Logo Development

Whether we need a logo for an app, a startup, or brand positioning, following trends is not enough. A carefully considered design process is needed …

Graphic Design

Activating Cultural Change with Appreciative Inquiry

Unconscious bias against women in the workplace is hard to deny. In the US, women working full-time make on average 80 percent of what a man earns. …

A Framework of Open Practices

<i>This is the second in a series of posts describing findings from</i> <i>industry research into best practices around open, collaborative methods</i> <i>and how</i> …

2018 hot consumer trends: technology turns human

• Consumers expect technology interactions to be controlled by intonation, facial expression and body language<br>• Earphones will become a 24/7 accessory, …

Internet of Things

The Future Of Ad Agencies

Today, you cannot go online without seeing an article about the death of advertising. Advertising agencies are getting the squeeze, and things are …

The 20/80 Rule, Integrity, and the Opposite of the 80/20 Rule

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Havas Launches Brand Strategy and Culture Consultancy Firm

Havas Creative U.S. has launched Triptk, a brand strategy and culture consultancy based in New York.<p>“My partner and I, [Havas Creative U.S. chairman …

Advertising Industry

Go Digital or Go Home

My 12 year old told me that the robot named Sophia had gotten citizenship in Saudi Arabia. He had read it on ‘Inshorts’ which is his daily go to news …

For a more holistic design mindset – R/GA by Design

<i>If you can’t find the unicorns in our industry, help educate them.</i><p>Every week, more than a hundred UX links come through my inbox. Tools, case …

Design

Applying Scrum to your Personal Life

When we learn <b>scrum</b>, we understand how to apply it and transmit it within our team. Over time we see tangible results, reep the benefits and gather …

An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers Are Always a Bad idea

Elon Musk says putting managers in the middle of communications is "incredibly dumb." He's not alone.<p>Survey.com's annual "Wasting Time at Work" report revealed that if you eliminate managers completely, you remove 75 percent of the reasons someone will leave your company. There is a simple reason …

5 Things The World's Most Original Thinkers Have in Common

There is no single path to extraordinary success but there are some common attributes of great minds.<p>Originals drive creativity, innovation and ultimately change the world. History's best minds have a lot of things in common. Every great achievement you have heard about or probably used came from …

¿Por qué los creativos con talento se están yendo de tu mierda de agencia?

Durante los últimos meses parece que he mantenido la misma conversación una y otra vez con decenas de amigos que trabajan en agencias de Londres. …

Design Thinking, el proceso innovador a solución de problemas

<b>Design Thinking</b> es una nueva línea de pensar e innovar los negocios.<p>Actualmente la <b>innovación</b> es la clave de la diferenciación y de la generación de</b> …

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise

Making big money is often less important to employees than satisfying these basic needs.<p>Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive …

Overwhelmed? Here are 3 Strategies to Multiply Your Time.

Stressed? These strategies will multiply your time and free you to focus on your mission. (Image by Renjith Krishnan.)<p>It’s been more than three years …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Work Life Balance: How to Take Control

Five factors that make the difference between a life of fulfillment and a life filled with regret.<p>Somewhere in between dreaming about a 4-hour workweek and the reality that you're becoming a 24×7 workaholic is an illusive notion called work-life balance.<p>Contrary to popular belief, achieving some …

Six Simple Questions To Guide Your Business Plans

While the key factor in winning is the ability to stick with your plan, it makes sense that you start with the best plan possible. Our experiences …

Leadership is Dead

Most of my readers are familiar with Catalyst, the next-gen leadership conference that takes place in Atlanta, SoCal and Dallas and now has one-day …

How Successful Companies Sustain Innovation

What can we learn from those who did it once (RIM), those who failed and rebounded (AIG) and those who make it habit (Pfizer).<p>Innovation is widely regarded as the single most important ingredient in today’s economy. But innovation as a destination isn’t enough.<p>Sustained innovation is a …

Finding A Common Language For Business Innovation

Organizations need a common language that’s bound by common objectives to create business value from innovation. Here is a framework to get you started.<p>Imagine: Your company is aspiring to be a market leader, quick to change to achieve competitive advantage. And this means creating new products and …

Innovation

The 3 Pillars Of The Innovation Economy

Key leadership concepts for creating sustainable innovation include emotional intelligence, cross-collaborative culture, and repeatable processes. Here’s how to foster them in your company.<p>In his 1942 book, <i>Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy</i>, economist Joseph Schumpeter introduced the notion of an …

Innovation

Employee Engagement Strategy - Inconceivable!

I recently read an article about the worst employee engagement strategies ever. Curious about the content, I read the article and immediately knew …

Transform Your Employees into Passionate Advocates

Employee happiness is becoming a hot topic among CEOs and in boardrooms, and it’s about time. The current issue of <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, which includes a series of articles focused on employee happiness, is just one more sign of the growing recognition that happy, engaged employees are more …

Friends With Benefits: Employees Are Social Too

Several months ago, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at the Pivot conference in New York City. With me on the panel was Chris Heuer from …

Creating Shared Value

The capitalist system is under siege. In recent years business increasingly has been viewed as a major cause of social, environmental, and economic problems. Companies are widely perceived to be prospering at the expense of the broader community.<p>Even worse, the more business has begun to embrace …

The storytelling imperative: Make them care!

Pixar Studios filmmaker Andrew Stanton gave a good TED talk about a year ago where he states that one of the key aims of any good story is that it …