Posts Tagged: branding

Webinar: Don’t become an Accidental Brand

Practical tools to assess and grow your brand from the inside out. Whether you’re just starting a company, or already a success, along the way the decisions you’ve made—or not made—affect the brand you own. Not everyone has the time, expertise and resources to craft, guide and maintain their brand. So how do you tell […]

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The power of ‘I don’t know’

“I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way…” — Carl Sandburg, American poet You know what graphic designers do too much? Design graphics. Graphic designers tend to dive into projects without questioning or validating the problem at hand, as though they have all the information and training needed to solve the problem […]

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I’ve often told clients that “brand” lives and dies at the lowest levels of their organizations, and can even be found in how a receptionist or shipping clerk answers the phone and treats people. Today I phoned a large architecture firm and was met with “Good afternoon, XXX Architecture” in a solemn tone of voice. […]

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Webinar: Lessons learned from renaming AEC firms: A frank discussion

Webinar – 31 July 2014, 10:00am PDT There is a long tradition of professional services firms being named after founding partners. As companies grow and change with the times, there are numerous factors and triggering events that lead to questioning old paradigms and reconsidering a firm name: market changes; a partner’s departure or succession plan; and distancing the […]

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Brand Strength Assessment Worksheet

The purpose of this worksheet is to help assess the current state of the effectiveness of your brand— both positives and negatives. This is not an exhaustive list, and is intended merely as a starting point to identify and evaluate the various primary touch points that should be reviewed. The eventual goal is to find […]

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