The Flow of Chinese Culture

“We will cross the river by feeling the stones.” - Deng Xiaoping The Yangtze River runs ceaselessly deep and wide, carrying many generations of Chinese culture from the deep interiors of Asia; a cultural history of dominance and isolation that has defied conquering barbarians for centuries. While generating great force, the river is like the... Continue Reading →

TV is dying while video is thriving. What’s up?

Where do you go to learn about the future of TV and video? The easiest and most natural path...YouTube videos. Two video series from digital media conferences stood out. One was from the “Video Everywhere” summit held on November 3rd, 2015 by the DPAA (Digital Based Advertising Association). It was a star-studded event with speakers representing leadership from the top... Continue Reading →

Created in China…again.

China perception versus China reality The perception "Made in China" does not reflect the reality of "Created in China." As China returns to its historical role of a global economic power, it is also returning to its heritage of innovation and creativity. Corporate leaders who fail to recognize this transformation will do so at their own... Continue Reading →

United States Postal Service email – Why didn’t they think of that?

Megan Harvell and Jessica Alley went whale hunting. If you're going to rebrand a brand, why not pick one that was originally headed by Benjamin Franklin. I guess that qualifies as a tired and sleepy brand. After a little research, they identified the SWOT, (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) of the USPS. For physical delivery... Continue Reading →

Last week, the topic was the differences between manufacturing and creating. Those of you who were able to attend last Friday's presentation on Design Thinking by Roger Martin, were privileged to hear a much more eloquent and thought provoking description of the same topic. No wonder. In 2011, he was named by Thinkers 50 as... Continue Reading →

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