Dean Crutchfield

A Brand by Any Other Name…

Without a clear definition, will industry pundits who say branding is irrelevant be proven right? “Know Thyself” was inscribed above the ancient temple doors of the Greek god of prophecy […]

Get Your Story Straight

In every great movie, there are five constructs that can be applied to guide narrative-based brand strategies: setting, hero, villain, mission and success. Successful brands are stories told well, so […]

The Almighty Dollar

For many of us, America’s new brand champion is President Barack Obama, who we hope will improve our reputation at home and abroad, as well as deal with the economy, […]