There are no shortcuts to winning creative.
It's hard work. Big thinking, arm wrestling and deep listening. It's throwing out the mediocre and sometimes laying down on the railroad tracks to defend the best ideas.
Forget working on your tan—work on your future instead. We're looking for 6 smart, super groovy students to join in our Shadow Day on March 15, 2016.
The experience will look great on you!
Martha Bartlett Piland has written Culturing Creative, a guidebook for fostering the curiosity and creativity that solve everyday problems.
Creativity solves problems, engineers spaceships and builds brands. It makes everything go.
Martha Bartlett Piland was honored as the Outstanding Entrepreneur at GO Topeka's 2015 Women of Influence awards.
MB Piland has earned national certification as a Women Owned Small Business, recognized by the United States Small Business Administration.
MB Piland has earned certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
"We're thrilled to have achieved this certification," said Martha Bartlett Piland, president and CEO.
Everywhere you go, people are revved up about exercising and eating right. And you can’t avoid hearing about the latest cleanse. (TMI). It’s possible that your brand needs all that extra attention, too.
Just how far should you go?
Though this week heralds the arrival of a brand new year, we’ll be making resolutions for 2017 before we know it.
Don't let 2016 slip away because you were busy.
Here are 16 strategies for a stronger, more profitable brand.
What could you learn if you and your employees really rode along on your customer's journey?
It can definitely build your brand.
Here's how to learn more and get profits speeding ahead.
Relationships sometimes don’t work out, and there’s a break up. The same is true for your employees and you.
“it’s not you, it’s me”
Not every employee will be with you for a lifetime. Sometimes they leave you. When they do leave, do you know why?
I’ve seen an awful lot of brand ugliness lately. Ugly design, cheap quality and slipshod work.
A “good enough” philosophy tells employees and customers a lot about your organization. Here are 3 DON’Ts:
Recently I received a letter from a business along with a survey. “I want to get to know you and your company,” the letter said.
But it was just plain lazy.
Mental habits turn into strategic and tactical action.
Are there some harmful habits you need to break? Here’s a quick check for things you should stop doing right now.
Turnover is very costly to business. It can cost a company up to 30% of the employee’s salary (and some say more) to replace someone. And in today’s labor market, there’s a lot of movement.
Zombies have much in common with angry current and former employees. They can decimate a brand as quickly as a village in your favorite horror movie.
Watch for the warning signs or it may be too late.
MB Piland Advertising + Marketing3127 Southwest HuntoonTopeka, Kansas 66604 USA