Leading Brands Episodes

jessican jensen on brand

“Getting people to change habits and try new things is an exciting challenge for any marketer.” And Jessica Jensen knows a thing or two about marketing challenges. In a career that has taken her from Yahoo to Apple to Facebook, … Read More


scott wolfe on brand

“As an entrepreneur, it’s our job to make something that wasn’t there.” And that’s exactly what New Orleans based entrepreneur Scott Wolfe did in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. With a boom in rebuilding and restoration construction, Wolfe quickly saw that it was challenging for contractors to get paid. In founding Levelset, Wolfe worked to address this head-on. We talked about the zigs and zags of startup branding and content marketing this week on the On Brand podcast. Read More


justin forsett on brand

“Excel at what you can’t control. A lot of people say ‘control what you can control.’ But I think you excel at those things that you can’t control because those are the things that are gonna keep you until you … Read More


lorraine barber miller on brand

“It’s not a marketing veneer. It’s not a marketing campaign. It’s embedded in our values, our behaviors, and how we show up in the world.” Rebranding is a challenge many struggle with. But what if you’re a 70-year old category … Read More


“You’re going to get judged by your video.” If this quote scares you, you’ll want to listen to this week’s episode. With 80% of online content set to be video by 2019 more brands are pushing into the space. However, … Read More


matthew leone

“We sell the communities as much as the homes that sit in them.” Buying real estate — buying a home — is the biggest purchase many of us make. Who we buy from is a big decision. This is magnified … Read More


“Every animal has a story to tell.” And we didn’t even get to them all! But we tried. This week I chatted with Dean Noble, Director of Marketing of the Santa Barbara Zoo. With a diverse background including the movie … Read More


“We want to personify the Watson brand.” But how do you personify a machine? That’s one of the many challenges that Amber Armstrong faces on a daily basis as Director of Digital Amplification, Events, and Demand Generation and Customer Engagement … Read More


mark viden on brand

“Branding is finding what’s true in any organization.” Mark Viden has experience in brand advertising with lots of different types of organizations ranging from startups and financial services to his current role as Vice Preside of Brand Marketing at Dignity … Read More


hamilton perkins on brand

“The future should be sustainable materials.” After years in finance, Hamilton Perkins discovered his new calling while shopping for a bag. A bag that he couldn’t find. This led him to found Hamilton Perkins Collection, a certified b-corp that crafts … Read More


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