Myer puts its purpose on ice

Myer is a purpose led brand, everything they do is considered in light of their purpose. From the little one percenters to the larger, more overt initiatives. One of these larger initiatives is their commitment to the Wonderland space at their flagship Sydney City store....

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This might offend some of you

Minimalism; an artistic style, an interior decorating theme and ultimately a way of life. It is an expression of freedom and courage.  Freedom from the extraneous and the superfluous. But, let’s face it, it’s not everyone's cup of tea.  Some find it cold, stark, dull and...

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How to test if you’re in a values driven business

Corporate values, for some this term is an oxymoron. Corporations don’t have values plural, they have a thing they value, singular. That “thing” is profit. Everything else is window dressing designed to make stakeholders feel a little better about the corporation. Granted, that’s a pretty cynical...

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Stand for something or fall for anything

It’s easier to fall for anything than it is to stand for something. When you don’t have a North Star; a clear objective, a well articulated purpose or a deep sense of self, life seems easy. You simply go in the direction of the prevailing wind....

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Q: What is a brand?

It’s a provocative and fundamental question, one that is often neglected while we place our focus and attention on technology, social, content or whatever the latest marketing trend is.   It is easy to confuse a brand with marketing.  The 5, 6 or however many “P’s”...

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More is not the answer

In a world where growth is the only metric upon which most professionals are measured against, more is becoming the default reaction.  Want to grow sales?  Spend more on advertising.  Want to grow the connections you have with customers?  Create more content.  Want to grow...

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