Are you a Ninja? Not so sure I want to, I’ve worked very hard to get noticed One simple word of experience. When you hire in any field, most companies or candidates focus on the ‘know it all” profiles; some like to call them the ninjas, and I understand that in the ideal situation you… Continue reading Netflix and Spotify Lessons on adaptability
Meet your audience at an emotional level When your personal mission statement is “to apply my creative marketing skills and work with an organization that celebrates diversity and values by supporting the free flow of ideas in the creation of content that improves family and community experiences, using culture and arts, as the channel”, and… Continue reading STORYTELLING HACK: Add Truth and Stir
What better way to celebrate the first day after graduating from Florida International University with a Master of Science in Marketing, than writing your first blog post after a month! Want a better way? Writing the blog post about attending a Fireside Chat organized by the HPRA (Hispanic PR Association) with Miguel Bañon Kelley, Head… Continue reading Commencing after Commencement
The key of being a marketer, or a great individual in general is to always ask yourself how to continuously improve your strategy, and be ready to realign for change… if you are familiar with this statement is because I wrote it in last week’s blog post title: Change is the word. In a recent… Continue reading So you want to explore a career change?
OK, I have an announcement to make. I didn’t need this, and you might not need it either. I didn’t know it existed, but somebody with my data knew about it, and even better, understood who I was, and that I might impulsively succumb to a beautiful image of a key holder with the… Continue reading I didn’t need it… and you might not need it either
I remember a very old digital joke, where two individuals were discussing and trying to understand the science of going viral. One of the individuals was wondering why his post did not get the results he was expecting. After all, he had included all the perfect elements, the perfect image of a cat, a dancing… Continue reading Change is the word
When a boss mentions that the new vision of the organization is to implement a customer centric strategy, the work is barely starting once the internal email is sent to everyone. Most likely, as the message trickles down the mission gets blurrier and blurrier, and the purpose of the change could eventually end up lost… Continue reading Eureka! We are a Customer Centric organization now…
Whether your concern is disruption or innovation, one thing is clear: technology is affecting, and will continue to modify businesses processes. Some of these changes you may see coming, others are the result of pure ingenuity, but there’s one thing all these modifications, innovations, disruptions have in common, and it is that the consumer is… Continue reading Plan for obsolescence… Don’t let obsolescence plan your retirement.
There’s no doubt that consumers are demanding better experiences, and retailers are giving them just that. Are other industries reacting fast enough? While living in Atlanta, an old building in Ponce de Leon Avenue that used to house Sears, Roebuck & Co. transformed into a vibrant chef-quality food hall, where some retailers established their… Continue reading How media brands could be more in control of the user experience.
Reflections on a marketing convention During my years as a line producer doing live television, I learned that you need to be very specific in your rundowns and backup plans in order to be able to react to the unexpected and not create chaos. I always believe that it’s smart to deconstruct a perfect structure,… Continue reading Do you have an appointment?