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Test, Learn, Optimize – The Freedom and Responsibility to Take Risks

January 26, 2016 |

I have been looking at the Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility deck recently. They have a very interesting and logical take on the high performing workplace as it relates to business success, market mobility. The idea is that companies that … Read More

Feed our monkey brains!

November 20, 2015 |

*DISCLAIMER* Despite its title, this article in no way endorses cerebral tissue as primate feed.

 We’ve completely had it, all of us! We’re giving up! There’s just no way that the standard issue monkey brains we are born with can … Read More

5 Great Quotes From VidCon

July 30, 2015 |

Last week I attended VidCon the online video conference for creators, fans and brands. I was most amazed by the throngs of screaming fans – nearly 20,000 of them – throughout the Anaheim Convention Center. Everywhere I went there were … Read More

Observations from Cannes, Opportunities for PR

July 27, 2015 | | 1 Comment

Undoubtedly, it was a breakthrough year for PR agencies in Cannes. As reported by PRWeek, PR agencies accounted for a record 50% of all entries and the majority of Gold Lions in the category. They also won multiple Lions in … Read More

The True Meaning of Identity

June 29, 2015 |

Logo: From the Greek, Logos — how something is understood.

A brand is so much more than a logo. We all know this, right.

Or do we?

When we think of Apple or Nike what do we think of? Iconic … Read More

The Magic of Color and of Crowd Funding

June 24, 2015 |

So often, we hear how creative is just fluff – that it isn’t important but expensive and time intensive.

Creative can be used to accomplish so much – including improving the lives of families in one of the poorest places … Read More

Getting it right

June 22, 2015 |

I was recently so impressed by my experience ordering shoes via the Zappos iOS app that I was compelled to let the sales support team know that I found the experience “delightful.” From start to finish I felt like there … Read More

Modernizing the Porter Novelli Web Presence – Part Two: Discovery & Planning

June 16, 2015 |

In mid 2013 Porter Novelli decided to invest in a redesign of their then aging website.  Their website, now antiquated, no longer matched the current brand guidelines and failed to appropriately represent them when compared to their primary competition.  Porter … Read More

The Pros and (Many) Cons of Instant Online Logo Makers

June 11, 2015 |

You have a great idea for a business and everything in you just wants to get started NOW! So what do most people do when they decide to go for it? They figure out a name and make up a … Read More

Millenial Girl

June 9, 2015 | | 1 Comment

“We’re after the 80% of people that do not identify as a music lover,” said Jane Huxley, MD of Pandora Internet Radio Australasia, presenting at Porter Novelli Melbourne’s first Digital Distillation Breakfast of 2015. Music was a major theme … Read More