Month: November 2009

sarah. palin.

Authenticity and alignment are two fundamental elements of a strong brand. Without them, no brand―for product, retail establishment, or professional service―can survive, thrive, or endure. In a blatant play for ratings (I understand that hits increase exponentially on any website

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planning strategically.

The planning process is well accepted throughout most business. Setting goals, defining objectives, determining strategies, assigning tactics provides a road-map to a vision for the future. But where does the vision start? In most companies the vision and mission are

collaborative intelligence.

I just returned from the semi-annual meeting of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), in San Francisco. This gathering of over 6000 real estate industry developers, financiers, owners, and service providers, provided a window on the state of the economy. A