Brands Take a Stand

Nothing means anything. ...

Innovation Has No Posse

Even though the word “innovation” is overused, our need for it has only increased. Everything we see could use more innovation from our homes to our cars to our offices. There are dozens of things we see every day that we wish were different. If only doing it were as easy as talking about it. ...

The Other Right Answer

Everyone’s looking for the one right answer, and that’s part of the problem. ...

Simple is Winning

Look everywhere. So much of what we see and touch is getting simpler. From Google's "flattened" brandmark to the engine start/stop button in our cars. Even the food on the grocery shelves is getting simpler with fewer ingredients that people can actually pronounce. If it’s not simple, our eight-second attention spans won’t grasp it, and the opportunity to connect will be lost forever. ...

We Decide Before We Decide

When we make most decisions, we think we understand the process. We evaluate the plusses and minuses, we arrive at a rational conclusion, and we act. ...