July 21, 2020

"Food for thought"

“We’re pushing leggings and doubling down on sweats.”
— Chad Kessler, American Eagle’s global brand president, on the store’s back-to-school focus on clothes better suited for the couch than a classroom. Back-to-school retail is having a rough start.

March 03, 2020

"How to identify and tell your challenger story"

"A challenger is more likely to be about challenging something than someone."

Find the "monsters" you want to challenge in each category, name them, figure out what type of challenger story you could tell.

The Challenger Project

December 14, 2018

"Food for thought"


"All desires that exceed our basic biological needs are determined by culture. We want to live as if we were actors portraying ourselves."
-Tomáš Sedláček

November 13, 2018

"Food for thought"


"What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention."
 - Herb Simon

October 14, 2018