The WIFI User Experience – An Easy Way To Start Improving Your Customer’s Journey

I think you’d agree that access to the Internet has become second nature these days. When you check in at the hotel, receptionists know to indicate the wifi login even before telling where the gym or lifts are located or when breakfast … Continue reading

Building Blocks And Social Media Communities With LEGO – James Poulter (MDE253)

James Poulter is the Senior Social Media Manager at LEGO, working on strategy and innovation for the beloved group. In this interview, we discuss the LEGO mission, how that plays out in the social media strategy, what are some of … Continue reading

Button Maker? Weather Forecaster? Paperclips? Here’s why companies need to hire different types of profiles

Just recently, I was listening to a quirky podcast on New Books in Technology, with Brian Clegg as guest. Clegg, who has many books and accolades to his name, is the author of a new book, “Big Data: How the Information … Continue reading

Steve Brazell, the Hitman talks about the best ways to break through the noise and build a great brand (MDE252)

Minter Dialogue with Steve Brazell Steve Brazell is known as and running Your Hitman. He is also founder of Limelight, the world’s first patent-pending on-line brand builder, and Whetstone — the first on-line re-branding tool developed for the Department of Defense. … Continue reading

What’s The Expected Lifespan Of Your Company? Why Should You Care?

The average lifespan of a publicly traded company continues to fall. Depending on who you listen to, the number is now below 18 years. That number has dropped from 61 in 1958 and 25 in 1980. That’s what was reported … Continue reading

How Purpose Can Drive The Entrepreneurial Spirit and Success with Alex Tonelli (MDE251)

Minter Dialogue with Alex Tonelli Alex Tonelli is a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, having been among other ventures, co-founder of Funding Circle USA, the immensely successful peer to peer lending network. He’s now founder and CEO of Vocate, an online … Continue reading

How To Analyze Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods – Check Their Missionary Position

Will Amazon transform Whole Foods or vice versa? As this WSJ article posits, so far the impact seems to be the former. Naturally, the whole reason Whole Foods had to be acquired was because they were lacking in the results … Continue reading

Home61 in Miami Florida – A Great Example of Tech+People in Action with Olivier Grinda (MDE250)

Minter Dialogue with Olivier GrindaOlivier Grinda is a repeat entrepreneur, based in Miami, who is co-founder and CEO of Home61, building up a disruptive real estate business that promises the “greatest real estate experience that you can find in Miami.” … Continue reading

If Your Company Wants To Be A Media Company, It Needs This Position Urgently

Have you noticed recently how many companies and leaders have been caught out for having a poor culture, bad ethics and/or a questionable leadership style? Headline companies (and CEO) over the last few years have included (but not limited to): Sony … Continue reading

Is Customer Centricity Really The Answer? Stan Phelps Says Not (MDE249)

Minter Dialogue with Stan PhelpsStan Phelps is a keynote speaker, Workshop Facilitator at PurpleGoldfish, and best-selling author (Purple Goldfish). He’s also a Forbes Contributor, faculty member on ANA’s School of Marketing and serves as an adjunct instructor at Rutgers Business … Continue reading