HOUSTON – (Sept. 28, 2015) When Savage Brands Design Director and Principal Doug Hebert attended a concert by Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder, he expected to enjoy his favorite singer and a fantastic show. He got much more when Vedder inspired him to help make a difference in the lives of people battling a devastating and rare skin disease—Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Extending your global reach is a good thing but it also creates many moving pieces. Audrey Trevino, Global Branding Manager at MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about how branding has positively affected their partnerships worldwide.
When Doug Hebert attended a concert by Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder in 2012, he expected to see his favorite singer put on another fantastic show. What he got was so much more. Doug walked away inspired to make a difference in the lives of people he has never even met.
As a company, Savage has been reading thought-provoking books and discussing them together, talking about how their insight might apply to our work. We recently finished Start with Why by Simon Sinek, which encourages people to take a step back to understand why we do what we do.
To be successful, your company needs to “dress for the job you want” by matching your naming strategy to your larger brand strategy. David Skinner, CEO at KCA, talks about how their name change demonstrates who they want to be as a company.
Robin Tooms interviewed Marian Davenport, executive director of Genesys Works – Houston, as guest host of The BusinessMakers Show. The two talked about how Genesys Works is benefitting Houston, both through its empowerment of at-risk youth and its benefit to its corporate partners.
Brand and marketing teams can and should think bigger. They can look for opportunities to support the business in broader ways, which in turn helps the business see value in the brand. Audrey Trevino, Global Branding Manager at MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about how their team leverages branding to positively affect their partnerships worldwide.
Design is everywhere – and in more places than you probably realize. You recognize it in billboards and book covers, but it’s also in the architecture and décor of your favorite coffee spot, along with the napkins, coffee packaging, in-store signage and even what the barista is wearing.
There are only three possible strategies for your company to pursue — and as much as you may want to claim all three, you can only deliver one. Steve Brody, a Vistage International chair and President of Naviond US, shares his advice for leaders making strategic decisions.
The most successful marketing efforts aren’t preplanned. They come from experimentation and studying customer behavior. Steve Brody, current chair at Vistage International and President of Naviond US, shares why the best marketers understand that they operate in a laboratory.