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30 - Getting your brand to flow Image of cement hands fountain with water flowing over it

How do you get your brand to flow and click along nicely? Well, it takes lots of work. With most things that seem effortless, there is actually a lot of effort behind the scenes. How much brand effort is going on behind the scenes at your business? Companies and organizations sometimes, simply get stuck (especially…

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Dark side of brand

As the famous Chinese proverb (or curse) says, “May you live in interesting times.” We are definitely living in interesting times. In light of recent injustices and movements like Black Lives Matter, many companies are taking a good, long hard look at their brands to ensure they are not stereotyping or misrepresenting cultures. Many are…

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Join Kevin and Amy as they chat with attorney Sonja Markwart, owner of Regent Law. Sonja has been through the Brand Archetype process and reveals how picking an archetype that was not “typical” for law firms has really helped her brand stand out. Sonja is also one of our favorite students and has competed our…

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branding fails. Yellow road sign that reads "oops" in front of a cemetary

Branding Fails. They happen and can be quite funny (when they don’t happen to us!) Join Kevin and Amy as they discuss some of their favorite branding fails including examples of: Too big of a change from the past Not enough research into the outcome Veering WAYYYY off the rails Not being sensitive to how…

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company culture. many hands joined together in a circle for team work.

Your Archetype should be a HUGE part of your corporate culture. Once you decide on an archetype and a brand, now what do you do with it? Building a great brand does not happen overnight, but it doesn’t have to take years either. Join Kevin and Amy as they explore how they help clients instill…

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Now that we have done an episode on each of the 12 main archetypes, it’s time to decide which archetype relates the most to your business. As you look at the list of archetypes, one or two might jump right out at you and it is very obvious to you which one you are. However,…

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The Innocent Archetype

Listen this week as Kevin and Amy calm down and bring everything down to a peaceful and easy level. They reminisce about their childhood, and family values and don’t use any jargon or lingo. The Innocent brand is all about making things simple, happy, and optimistic. It brings things back to simpler times and offers a…

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The Magician Archetype

Let’s wave our magic wands and transform you from your office, home or car into a fantastical world of Brand Archetypes where Kevin and Amy throw glitter at each other. Ok, not really. The Magician Archetype is all about transformation. It is not about trickery or slight of hand, as the name may suggest. We…

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The Neighbor Archetype

Let’s talk about our neighbors. You know, the ones that you know so well so you’ve given them a key to your house. They feed your goldfish and water your plants while you are away. Yeah, those people. The Neighbor Archetype is a popular one because it is low-key, friendly and trustworthy based on familiarity.…

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