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Jan 28, 2022

Why Joe Rogan Isn’t Spotify’s Biggest Problem

Spotify is going down, but not because of Joe Rogan. By Tori Marchiony Much ado has recently been made about the decisions by Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and other musicians […]

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Jan 1, 2022

Why Aren’t There Solar Panels on Every Home in America?

The demand for products to fight climate change is strong and growing, but solar energy has stayed in the shadows By Gregory Cala  The indifference consumers have for home solar […]

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Aug 13, 2021

A Story Rewritten

Navigating turbulent times requires brands to change in ways that are more than skin-deep.  By Emma Seely Weight today is more than just a number on a scale. Where being “fat” was once a shameful secret hidden […]

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Jul 13, 2021

Walking a Thin Storyline

By Logan Krum From the time he was 16 years old, Richard Branson saw opportunity and transformed it into a business. Through a series of ventures spanning Christmas trees, a […]

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Jan 12, 2021

The Company(ies) We Keep

By Andrea Bullard It’s been said that every human being is a composite of the five people with whom they spend the most time. By virtue of association, the person […]

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Sep 25, 2020

The Strength in an Aspirational Brand

Throwing Weight Behind the Right Brand Message By Hannah Landers “Make yourself a gift to the world.” This is the message that fitness brand Equinox chose to broadcast to its […]

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Aug 24, 2020

Take ‘Em to the Promised Land

Brands can imbue pragmatic products with intrigue through storytelling that illustrates the worlds those products make possible. By Andrea Bullard On any given day, about a million Appen employees from around the […]

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Jul 19, 2020

Press Pause Before You Join the Cause

Brands that desire to engage with social causes must reflect on their purpose before committing to action. By Andrea Bullard Throughout June and July of 2020, outraged people flooded streets […]

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Mar 24, 2020

Snow Days and Paradigm Shifts

Why Some Crises Pass—And Others Define the Future By Ed Lynes Over 36 hours in early February 1978, New England was buried underneath more than 27 inches of snow in […]

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Feb 13, 2020

What Happened to Grace from Boston?

By Rachel Fox It’s been decried as everything from sexist and dystopian, to cringe-worthy and tone deaf. When at-home fitness equipment company Peloton released its 2019 holiday ad, it had […]

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