Coming out of La La Land

“I’m an artist, forced into management. I didn’t pursue management, it just kind of ended up this way,” says Chris LeDoux, one of the Co-Founders of Crafty Apes, a full-service visual effects (VFX) studio.  It looks like he’s managed okay—with Crafty Apes now spanning three offices, employing over 120 people, and working on some of [...]

By | 2018-11-29T11:17:10-04:00 November 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Keep all 4 of your Marketing P’s

Vision is the place you start. It’s where your story is created. It’s a beautiful place where dreams are born and come true. In fact, they’re born true. It’s magnificent there. It’s a marvelous place to visit and it is vital to ensure that your team and your customers have seen, felt and experienced it [...]

By | 2018-10-18T11:52:49-04:00 October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Establish Your Thought Leadership

 I have a confession.  When I first read the work of our guest this week, Kaihan Krippendorff, Founder of Outthinker, I experienced a fair bit of professional envy.  It’s really groundbreaking, and it’s really good.  A strategy consultant, Kaihan has created a catalog of all the strategies that ever been used, modernized from a list [...]

By | 2018-08-02T07:39:59-04:00 August 2nd, 2018|1 Comment

This Article Was Written by a Robot

I’m not a robot, but this part of my job might be filled by one in the not-so-distant future. For many news sources, it’s already the case. A few weeks ago on our show about strategy, I mentioned that automation is one of the trends I think every CEO should be watching, even just out of the corner [...]

By | 2018-08-16T08:42:33-04:00 December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments