Applied poetics is a theory about changing how we build brands and communities. I believe organizations today can speak poetically—whether through written voice, visual brand, or the culture and passion of their people.
- My writing philosophy, in brief
- Betrayed by the brand: How Moleskine made enemies of the people who loved it most
- Getting your brand story heard in a social media world
- When authenticity matters most
- Time to chase a new kind of dream
- When it’s time for change: Recycling and Redesigning Logos
- Discovering desire lines: How to break down barriers and let paths emerge
- 5 reasons why rapid prototyping works for creative projects
- Sharing the story of Red Hat’s brand and culture
- Comparing leadership cultures and creating change
- Inside the culture of Wikipedia: Q&A with the author of “Good Faith Collaboration”
- Darwin meets Dilbert: Applying the Law of Two Feet to your next meeting
- Participating in a gift economy: Are you giving enough?
- Jim Whitehurst: Don’t build a better mousetrap. Change the business model.
- Upgrading the motivational operating system: A conversation with Daniel Pink
- New Balance breaking the mold promoting their new 3D-printed midsoles. Great post by @CraigDotCarter: newkind.com/2015/11/20/new… 4 days ago
- RT @erinsobright: “stupid people take chances because they don’t realize that they may not succeed & they often succeed bc they tried.” @R… 6 days ago
- RT @gavinohara: Democracy, baseball, jazz & comic strips: what America gave the world. --Paul Friedrich @Raleigh_CM https://t.co/felBetV9JC 6 days ago
- Nothing but pride and gratitude today to our @raleigh_CM team for crushing this morning's event. Pro-class production, all-volunteer. 6 days ago
- RT @mattbsmith919: Big crowd trying to determine if we are in the mood for evil or pie today. @Raleigh_CM @camraleigh - @allpaul https://t.… 6 days ago
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