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THE RYAN REYNOLDS SHOW

By |July 28th, 2022|Categories: Creative, Marketing Industry, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

rabbit hole alert In 2018, after a truly amazing rise to Hollywood A-List [1] stardom following his breakthrough role in Deadpool two years earlier, Canadian-born Ryan Reynolds co-founded a production-company-cum-ad-agency called Maximum Effort. According to Reynolds, it was created to support the launch of Deadpool [...]

WHEN GREAT BRANDS BREAK OUR HEART

By |January 22nd, 2022|Categories: Marketing Industry, News, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It doesn’t happen very often, but every once in a while, a brand you really love will break your heart. VW and Loblaws are brands beloved by consumers for decades of quality products and services. Also beloved by marketers for decades of great marketing strategy [...]

FAIL BETTER

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: Business Start-up, Strategy, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s a great phrase often used by entrepreneurs, startup founders and those who consult for them: Fail Better. Like so many phrases in modern business lexicon, it is of curious origin (see sidebar). For the purpose of this discussion, let’s assume it means learn from [...]

THE WORLD’S BEST OLYMPIC STRATEGY

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Marketing Industry, News, Strategy, World|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have certainly been interesting. There were many great individual stories and surprises, but the top 10 medal-winning countries were the usual suspects. Canada came in 11th in total medals. We know who the world’s best decathlete was in Tokyo, Canada's [...]