Brain Gaining Marketing and Business Insights from Industry Leaders
Gain knowledge and insights from industry leaders on a wide variety of marketing and business topics. Interested in a specific topic? Reach out and we’ll find an expert to drop some knowledge.
A Unique Twist to Social Media by Nick Lateur
May 05, 2020
Nick Lateur, National Sales Manager for IMAGEN Brands, shares the attention getting series he’s developed, and the approaches he’s taken to becoming a social media guru…so much that he’s recently been promoted to IMAGEN’s social media director.
Conquer, Not Eliminate Your Fear by Christian Brim
May 04, 2020
Christian shares about his formative years growing up in a family business going through a severe business downturn, and while fear may never go away, there are ways to keep it under control.
Pivoting within the Event Industry by Heather Frank
May 01, 2020
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” -Leo Tolstoy
Heather Frank @ Studio 4Forty shares how she nimbly navigated her company to pivot on such short notice, and the key big things to focus on first.
Navigating Commercial Leases During Crisis by Jonathan Keyser
May 01, 2020
Jonathan Keyser, a national expert representing commercial real estate tenants, thoroughly details what tenants should and shouldn’t be doing as we navigate these difficult decisions. In this interview he covers many topics from what to do if you can’t pay rent to is now a good time to re-negotiate your current lease.
The Importance of Running “Recession Drills,” and How by Ryan Shortill
May 01, 2020
Ryan Shortill @ Positive Adventures talks about why all companies should run “Recession Drills,” and how to do it. In addition, he shares some tips on staying mentally healthy, and how shelters-in-place can negatively affect people in abusive relationships.
Health & Safety Standards Under This New Normal by Heather James
April 29, 2020
Heather knows all about keeping a work environment safe – she shares how social distancing is here to stay, and companies must now operate under a new normal when it comes to workplace health and safety.
Southeast Asia Economic Outlook by JP Tuason
April 28, 2020
JP shares about COVID’s impact in the Philippines, and the economic outlook from here on out in Southeast Asia and beyond.
Avoiding fear based decisions in tough times by Daniel Heck
April 28, 2020
Daniel Heck is co-founder of Greek Kitchen Managment, a meal planning and prep service, founded in the Greek life market, but has since expanded into any residential dining operation. As food service has been particularly hit hard during Covid-19 Dan explains how he and the team are maintaining balance to avoid making fear based decisions.
Invest Into Your Great Employees by Anthony Utomo
April 27, 2020
Anthony is describing his ground level perspective on how COVID has impacted transportation, and logistics as governments try to halt the spread of the outbreak. He also shares how he uses this time to clean house, to invest more in great employees and prune out the bad ones.
Seeing the Big Picture Through Crisis by Agustin Linenberg
April 23, 2020
Agustin is the Co-Founder of Aerolab.co, a digital product agency focused on changing the way people interact with digital products. Based in Argentina, Agustin shares how their organization has taken a big picture approach to the impacts of COVID-19, notably around re-aligning their teams to focus on community-based improvements.
3 Tips for Business Autonomy by Ron Lovett
April 17, 2020
Ron Lovett’s innovation helped change how businesses approach scaling up. Starting from a one person security company, Ron grew a business to over 1,500 employees across Canada and eventually sold it to the largest security company in North America for 24x. Here he shares the three powerful, but simple, tips you can adopt in your business.
Getting Started with Lean by Paul Akers
April 16, 2020
Paul Akers is internationally respected for passion and continued pursuit of Lean processes. He has spoken on, and shared his insights, in over 100 countries and has worked with countless companies from Amazon, Mercedes Benz, Toyota and more. Here he shares the key principal to successfully implementing Lean.