Increasing the ‘Meaning Quotient’ of Work

Through a few simple techniques, executives can boost workplace “MQ” and inspire employees to perform at their peak. By: Susie Cranston & Scott Keller Musicians talk about being “in the groove,” sportsmen about being “in the zone.” Can employees in the workplace experience similar performance peaks and, if so, what can top management do to encourage…

5 Ways to Maintain Brand Consistency As You Grow Your Business

By: John Hall, Forbes Contributor If you’re like many leaders, the early stages of your business required a lot of decision-making, from fundamental decisions like your core services or products all the way to decisions about design. Whether you put a ton of time into each and every choice or quickly call the shots to…

The Brand Culture Model

The value of building a brand driven by culture. By: Liquid Agency The theory of Brand Culture was partly informed by Douglas Atkin’s groundbreaking book, The Culting of Brands,(1) which was one of the first books to apply anthropological theory in understanding how certain brands work—specifically “cult” brands. While cults, by definition, are experienced by the few,…

Brands Done Right – Vol. I: Purpose Driven Brands

At Tōdem, we wholeheartedly believe in the value of having a purpose-driven brand. It’s what we’ve based our entire branding strategy around. The three examples of purpose-driven brands mentioned in the article below are all large scale, but purpose-driven ideals are not reserved solely for household name brands or billion dollar companies. ANYONE can benefit…