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You Say You Want a Resolution?

Looking back on 2013 is a bit like leaning back over a black hole for me –there’s some good stuff in there, but mostly I hope I don’t get sucked back in and have to relive it.  It was a

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Purple Goldfish for Thanksgiving

I had the pleasure of meeting Stan Phelps recently at a MENG meeting. Stan is the Founder and Chief Measurement Officer of 9 INCH marketing and the author of the Amazon Best-Seller, What’s Your Purple Goldfish – 12 Ways to Win

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Who are our corporate role models?

Often lost in the discussion of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, is her call for companies to do more to encourage women to “lean in” & pursue leadership roles. I was discussing gender diversity and the book with a CEO over coffee recently, and

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A Scarecrow with a Brain

Chipotle & the CAA Marketing team have done it again.  Their new “Scarecrow” campaign raises the bar for integrated marketing to a new level.  It’s consistent with a successful formula from 2011’s “Back to the Start” campaign, but surpasses it

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So you want to lead? Be a leader.

I recently ran across this blog post, entitled, “For Aspiring Female Leaders,” by Angela Maiers. In part, it’s another reaction to Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. Maiers urges women aspiring to lead, in the spirit of the oft-quoted “Be the change you

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Going Babeless

GoDaddy shocked the marketing world this week (OK “shocked” is an exaggeration), launching a new campaign that shifts its positioning.  Past campaigns were infamous for their consistent use of scantily clad young women and eyebrow-raising copy, with the online versions

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Crazy to Quit?

A colleague called me recently looking for some advice on quitting her job – I’ll call her “Movin’ On Mara.”  Mara has been frustrated for many months in an organization where no one is set up for success. They don’t

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Who Needs a Coach?

Today I’m sharing a guest post from my friend, Luis Velasquez. Who Needs a Coach? http://www.velasconsulting.com/who-needs-a-coach/

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Physician, heal thy customer experience

With all the hubbub about the Affordable Care Act, one area seems to get remarkably little attention, perhaps because it offers little opportunity to make political hay. For almost a year now, patient evaluations of the medical care they receive

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Assessing cultural fit

One of the hardest factors to assess when considering a new job is your cultural fit with the organization.  In my own experience as well as my observation of others’ careers, it is the factor most likely to be given

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Monica Hahn is a consultant who provides marketing and brand strategy, based in the San Francisco Bay area. Monica is also a career and executive coach who works in person or virtually.

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