A Good Brand Allows for Occasional Promotions

A Good Brand Allows for Occasional Promotions

At this year’s Financial Brand Forum a few weeks ago, keynote speaker and brand guru Guy Kawasaki had a terrific offering of wisdom for attendees. One that really stuck with me went a little something like this: Your brand is the thing that earns your credit...
Are You Really Who You Say You Are?

Are You Really Who You Say You Are?

In a now infamous rant several years ago, Dennis Green, former coach of the Arizona Cardinals once said after a game, “They are what we thought they were.” One of legendary coach Bill Parcells’ most famous quotes was, “You are what you are.” I was reminded of those...
Your Brand Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Your Brand Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

While working with a client during a recent brand workshop, a member of the credit union leadership team offered a sage comment. After two days of intensive brand education and discussion, he kicked back, smiled and said “You know what? I learned branding isn’t really...