What do you stand for? What’s important to you? What’s critical and always will be critical? I think most people get branding wrong because they focus solely on what they think their customers want to hear. That leads to superficial, weak, pithy, drivel.
The best brands clearly stand for something and whether you agree with them or not, you can’t ignore them.
What you stand for is timeless, like a great brand. It’s expression might change, but the essence remains constant.
In life, if you can’t win, change the rules.
There are two lessons that are relevant to life that have really struck me:
Siri wasn’t created by Apple.
How often are you getting out of the weeds to look at your business? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? Yearly?
I was spending time with a friend recently who has built a huge multi-national business. We were talking about life and business, and then we got on to health and he said something very interesting…
This week I attended Peter Diamandis’ technology event, Abundance 360.
As 2017 draws to a close, 2018 offers up unlimited opportunity for each of us.
When it comes to your business, what’s more important, revenue or profit?
I run a course called Board of Directors. Business owners join me for two days every three months and we go deep on their businesses, and their own personal psychology.