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Brand Story
April 20, 2021

Dr. Bronner’s is Cher if Cher were soap

What does America’s OG hippie soap brand have in common with the Goddess of Pop?

Copy in the wild
October 5, 2020

I've got a copy crush on Entireworld.

There’s a famous Oscar Wilde quote that goes, “It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.” You could say the same thing about brands.

Work
September 17, 2020

Our brilliant, wonderful, racist workplace.

How can one word be the seed of both a hate crime and a breezy slight while emptying the office dishwasher?

Writing
April 21, 2020

How to write your way through a pandemic.

We knew there would be masks and homeschooling and fervent hand washing. We were prepared to read apocalyptic headlines and go Kondo on our closets. But nobody warned us about the writing. So much writing.

Story
March 23, 2020

Why your brand needs a $3,200 harvest hare hat.

Story is what turns a down jacket into a pledge of allegiance to planet earth.

Story
February 5, 2020

Perfect or interesting? Choose one.

Interesting catches our attention because it teaches us something new, while perfect is the owner’s manual of a car we’ve driven for years.

Story
March 7, 2016

What a foul-mouthed screenwriting coach taught me about branding.

A film is “a two-hour metaphor that says: Life is like this!” A brand works much the same way.

Marketing Psychology
June 11, 2017

You might think with your brain, but your brain thinks with its gut.

Why decisions enter through the emotional door and exit through the rational door.

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