Can You Be All Things to All People?

The idea of “being all things to all people” can have mixed connotations. For some, it may conjure images of greater connectedness or living out your hard-cultivated sense of empathy. For others, it may smack of inauthenticity or putting on faces to please others. But let’s just assume for a minute that we all have good intentions and like […]

The Quantity of Quality

It’s an age-old wrestling match: quality vs. quantity. Every business, at least at certain points in its life cycle, has its sights set on growth. Nobody takes out loans and works tirelessly around the clock in hopes of never having enough paying customers to actually cover the rent. So we make projections and graphs or stick inspirational bar-napkin quotes […]

The Value of Cross-Pollination

When formulating the marketing strategy for your creative work, it’s important not to overlook the value of cross-pollination. You may be able to reasonably assess who makes up your target demographic, but that doesn’t mean the direct approach is the only, or even the best, way to reach them all. It has been said that it takes […]

You Got This

It’s that time of year: the post-Grammy dirt is swirling like a gossip dust devil. As I was catching up on some recap action I came across the weekend’s famed George Michael tribute by Adele. I suppose things are more scandalous when you’re watching them in the surprise of the moment, and maybe it helped that the video […]