Category: Culture

Afropunk ’14: Day 2 In Pictures

@afropunk closed 2014 in grand style.

/ August 26, 2014

Afropunk, Black Diversity, And What Marketers Need To Know

The huge opportunity marketers are missing by ignoring the black alt consumer.

/ August 24, 2014

Three Lessons From Toyota’s “Swagger Wagon 2”

Yes, hip hop is global, but using it still requires understanding cultural nuance

/ August 6, 2014

Now on Forbes: 4 Forces Driving Culture Deeper Into The Organization

The walls separating companies from the outside world are becoming more porous. Here's why.

/ June 30, 2014

Los Angeles As A Cultural Hub

The first of two posts inspired by @artypapers

/ June 27, 2014

LISTEN: Jose James — “Simply Beautiful” feat Takuya Kuroda

@Josejamesmusic's cover of the Al Green classic is just one of many reasons to enjoy his latest album.

/ June 12, 2014

Asia and Africa In The Minds of Europeans

Are you putting global consumers in a box that's way too small? Seems like it.

/ May 15, 2014

The Root of Marketing’s Problem With Culture — Part 2

@pspear's defense of qualitative research offers another argument for the limitations of the engineering & economic mindsets that frame business today.

/ February 13, 2014

LISTEN: Yasiin Gaye — “Inner City Travellin’ Man (Soul Mates Remix)”

@amerigo615 and the cultural innovation that's evident in the best remixes.

/ February 10, 2014

The Root Of Marketing’s Problem With Culture

Companies try to keep the messiness of culture to a minimum. That's a mistake.

/ February 6, 2014

Noted: Beyonce’s “Grainin’”

The soul, the funk, the dirty is often more interesting and it always lies in the spaces between notes.

/ January 30, 2014

6 Ways To Honor Dr. King

Ways we can start closing the gap between Dr. King's dream and reality.

/ January 20, 2014