With the popularity of the “Which Disney character are you?” filter, followed by the “Which Harry Potter character are you?” filter, followed by the “What font are you?” filter over the holiday break, I decided to dig into how to create one.Read More What are You? How to Create an Instagram Story Randomizing Face Filter
The NYT Innovation Report in 2014 was so raw and smart and poignant I literally took my clients brand names and swapped them with “NYT” and walked clients through the analysis as if it was their own digital/content strategy assessment. Today, the NYT released its latest version of that report, and although it’s less […]Read More NYT 2020: recommended reading for storytellers of every kind
Revisiting The Cult of Done Manifesto every so often is always worth it.Read More Done is the Engine of More
Behind Pixar’s string of hit movies, says the studio’s president, is a peer-driven process for solving problems and how physical office space impacts culture… How Pixar Fosters Collective CreativityRead More I’m re-reading Creativity, Inc — here’s a HBR piece on how Pixar fosters creativity
Trends emerge when basic human needs bump up against external change to create (or unlock) new needs, wants & desires. Consumer trends are, at their heart, an essential part of uncovering innovation opportunities. Otherwise they’re just intellectual masturbation: diverting, pleasant and entertaining, but with little real purpose. Source: trendwatching.com’s October 2013 Trend Briefing “CONSUMER TREND […]Read More What is a trend, anyway?