What the “Rebirth of the CMO” means for businesses and marketing professionals

The Chief Market Officer, or CMO, is a relatively new role at many companies, one that didn’t really take off until the rise of the internet. While not entirely different in function from the VP of Marketing role, the rise of the CMO coincides with the rise of the customer in shaping marketing goals and […]

The issue of focus: A rare glimpse into Jony Ive’s approach to design

Over the weekend, the New York Times published an article about Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. The major point of the article is to focus on how Cook has successfully handled the transition away from Steve Jobs, as evidenced in the recent Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Almost as a postscript to that profile on Cook, the […]

Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to the competition – is he crazy?

Elon Musk has accomplished many amazing feats. He leads the way in electric cars with Tesla, has made private space travel and transportation feasible (even beating NASA on quality), and he has produced the absolute best business model for residential solar energy generation with SolarCity. But his latest move has pundits really scratching their heads. […]

A new medium for communicating: Nancy Duarte’s “Slidedocs”

Mitch Joel, podcaster, blogger, and digital marketing agency thought leader, recently featured the incomparable Nancy Duarte on the Six Pixels of Separation podcast. She leads the world’s greatest presentation design firm, Duarte, which has been responsible for producing such noteworthy presentations for folks like David Allen (of Getting Things Done fame), ESPN, Twitter, Citrix, Michael […]