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When Brands Work Together, Magic Happens

article reposted from Branding.news No one can better define the concept of ‘competition’ than brands. They come up with different branding, advertising, and marketing strategies to reach the customers’ hearts. Some of them even troll each other to raise awareness

When Brands Work Together, Magic Happens

article reposted from Branding.news No one can better define the concept of ‘competition’ than brands. They come up with different branding, advertising, and marketing strategies to reach the customers’ hearts. Some of them even troll each other to raise awareness

Add Vegetables to Your Soup After You Cook It

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk always like the idea of vegetable soup more than the soup itself. For one, there is usually too much of it for my household of one, and the vegetables only get

Add Vegetables to Your Soup After You Cook It

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk always like the idea of vegetable soup more than the soup itself. For one, there is usually too much of it for my household of one, and the vegetables only get

Why You Need ‘Say No’ Days

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk We’re all familiar with the concept of a “no-spend day,” right? For 24 hours, you commit to not spending any money. No impulse buys, no takeout, no purchases whatsoever. In fact,

Why You Need ‘Say No’ Days

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk We’re all familiar with the concept of a “no-spend day,” right? For 24 hours, you commit to not spending any money. No impulse buys, no takeout, no purchases whatsoever. In fact,

Find a Hobby That Gets You Off Your Smartphone

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Every day, I try to do at least one activity that is both engaging and smartphone-free—and if it’s social, that’s a bonus. Sometimes it’s a group exercise class. Sometimes it’s choir

Find a Hobby That Gets You Off Your Smartphone

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Every day, I try to do at least one activity that is both engaging and smartphone-free—and if it’s social, that’s a bonus. Sometimes it’s a group exercise class. Sometimes it’s choir

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk So much of self care is self-focused, whether it’s an indulgence like a nice bath or work like making yourself a

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk So much of self care is self-focused, whether it’s an indulgence like a nice bath or work like making yourself a

How to Steal Time for Your Creative Work

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Work-life balance for creative types is more like work-work-life. You’ve got to find time for both your work responsibilities and your non-work responsibilities, plus time for the people you care about

How to Steal Time for Your Creative Work

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Work-life balance for creative types is more like work-work-life. You’ve got to find time for both your work responsibilities and your non-work responsibilities, plus time for the people you care about

Can brands really own a colour?

Trademarking a colour has been attempted by everyone from Christian Louboutin to Cadbury. But is it actually worth the messy legal battle? We look at the value of being associated with a specific hue article by Aimée McLaughlin reposted from

Can brands really own a colour?

Trademarking a colour has been attempted by everyone from Christian Louboutin to Cadbury. But is it actually worth the messy legal battle? We look at the value of being associated with a specific hue article by Aimée McLaughlin reposted from

Add Self Care to Your ‘To Do’ List

article by Staff (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk For the past couple of years, I’ve been using a bullet journal to track all kinds of things. Work assignments and appointments, my son’s football games and karate classes, my workouts,

Add Self Care to Your ‘To Do’ List

article by Staff (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk For the past couple of years, I’ve been using a bullet journal to track all kinds of things. Work assignments and appointments, my son’s football games and karate classes, my workouts,

Netflix overtakes Aldi to become the top UK brand

Aldi has been knocked off the top spot for the first time since 2014, while two brands – Greggs and Spotify – make their first entry into the top 10. article by Sarah Vizard reposted from Marketing Week Netflix has

Netflix overtakes Aldi to become the top UK brand

Aldi has been knocked off the top spot for the first time since 2014, while two brands – Greggs and Spotify – make their first entry into the top 10. article by Sarah Vizard reposted from Marketing Week Netflix has

FMCG crowned the best paid sector for marketers

FMCG emerges as the highest paying sector for marketers, according to Marketing Week’s 2020 Career and Salary Survey, with education, construction and the charity sector bringing up the rear. article by Charlotte Rogers reposted from Marketing Week The FMCG sector

FMCG crowned the best paid sector for marketers

FMCG emerges as the highest paying sector for marketers, according to Marketing Week’s 2020 Career and Salary Survey, with education, construction and the charity sector bringing up the rear. article by Charlotte Rogers reposted from Marketing Week The FMCG sector

Can creativity make us feel better?

Hospitals, for the most part, are dreary environments. Strip lighting, wipe-clean surfaces and miles of grubby paint do nothing to make us feel better. But can creativity change all that? article by Emma Tucker reposted from Creative Review GP’s waiting

Can creativity make us feel better?

Hospitals, for the most part, are dreary environments. Strip lighting, wipe-clean surfaces and miles of grubby paint do nothing to make us feel better. But can creativity change all that? article by Emma Tucker reposted from Creative Review GP’s waiting

Use Friday to Plan the Following Week

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Many of us have little rituals to help us transition out of the workweek and make the weekend as relaxing as possible. Maybe you go to happy hour; maybe you order

Use Friday to Plan the Following Week

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Many of us have little rituals to help us transition out of the workweek and make the weekend as relaxing as possible. Maybe you go to happy hour; maybe you order

Use Your Snooze Alarm to Practice Morning Mindfulness

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time your morning alarm goes off, use your nine minutes of snooze time to stretch, check in with yourself, and reflect on what you hope to get out of

Use Your Snooze Alarm to Practice Morning Mindfulness

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time your morning alarm goes off, use your nine minutes of snooze time to stretch, check in with yourself, and reflect on what you hope to get out of

Looking Back: Grocery Retail Trends of 2019

article by Alexandra Sevelius reposted from Relax Solutions Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. But the reality is that the change and the challenges aren’t going to stop

Looking Back: Grocery Retail Trends of 2019

article by Alexandra Sevelius reposted from Relax Solutions Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. But the reality is that the change and the challenges aren’t going to stop

Asda’s trial of a packaging-free fixture is a leap into unknown

article by Adam Leyland reposted from theGrocer.co.uk It used to be Catholics that suffered from a guilt complex. Now it’s consumers. Every time I open a crisp packet or use a coffee pod – let alone unpack my (much used)

Asda’s trial of a packaging-free fixture is a leap into unknown

article by Adam Leyland reposted from theGrocer.co.uk It used to be Catholics that suffered from a guilt complex. Now it’s consumers. Every time I open a crisp packet or use a coffee pod – let alone unpack my (much used)

Predicition: What will retail design look like in 2020?

Lynn Harris, associate client services director at Cada article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week What do you think 2020 will hold for retail design? As shoppers are becoming more and more aware of how their consumption patterns effect

Predicition: What will retail design look like in 2020?

Lynn Harris, associate client services director at Cada article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week What do you think 2020 will hold for retail design? As shoppers are becoming more and more aware of how their consumption patterns effect

February 2020 Reading: The Way of the Samurai – Inazo Nitobe

“This classic text by Inazo Nitobe defining the moral code of the warrior class or Samurai has had a huge impact both in the West and in Japan itself. Drawing on Japanese traditions such as Shinto and Buddhism, and citing

February 2020 Reading: The Way of the Samurai – Inazo Nitobe

“This classic text by Inazo Nitobe defining the moral code of the warrior class or Samurai has had a huge impact both in the West and in Japan itself. Drawing on Japanese traditions such as Shinto and Buddhism, and citing

Our Hierarchy of Needs

True freedom is a luxury of the mind. Find out why. article by Neel Burton M.D. reposted from Psychology Today In his influential paper of 1943, A Theory of Human Motivation, the American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that healthy human

Our Hierarchy of Needs

True freedom is a luxury of the mind. Find out why. article by Neel Burton M.D. reposted from Psychology Today In his influential paper of 1943, A Theory of Human Motivation, the American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that healthy human

Add Frozen Peas to Soups and Stews Just Before Serving

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Frozen peas add a pop of sweetness and colour to all sorts of dishes, but I particularly appreciate them in rich soups and stews. Their bright flavour offers a bit of

Add Frozen Peas to Soups and Stews Just Before Serving

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Frozen peas add a pop of sweetness and colour to all sorts of dishes, but I particularly appreciate them in rich soups and stews. Their bright flavour offers a bit of

Brand loyalty and the psychology of love

article by Kristy Gulsvig reposted from How Brands Are Built As branding professionals, we want more than our customers’ money—we want their loyalty. We want them to fall in love with our brand. Ideally, we’ll create such a strong relationship

Brand loyalty and the psychology of love

article by Kristy Gulsvig reposted from How Brands Are Built As branding professionals, we want more than our customers’ money—we want their loyalty. We want them to fall in love with our brand. Ideally, we’ll create such a strong relationship

This Is How To Win With Passive-Aggressive People: 5 Proven Secrets

by Eric Barker reposted and excerpted from Barking Up the Wrong Tree Passive-aggressive people. You know the type. They never say they won’t do something. They agree but then, aw shucks, “the dog ate their homework” – and, of course,

This Is How To Win With Passive-Aggressive People: 5 Proven Secrets

by Eric Barker reposted and excerpted from Barking Up the Wrong Tree Passive-aggressive people. You know the type. They never say they won’t do something. They agree but then, aw shucks, “the dog ate their homework” – and, of course,

Plastic alternative from fish waste wins International Dyson Award

by Molly Long reposted from DesignWeek University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes had previously won the national UK prize, and has now been awarded £30,000 to develop the invention. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes,

Plastic alternative from fish waste wins International Dyson Award

by Molly Long reposted from DesignWeek University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes had previously won the national UK prize, and has now been awarded £30,000 to develop the invention. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes,

Eurovision’s 2020 identity combines all 41 competing countries’ flags

by Henry Wong reposted from DesignWeek Dutch design studio Clever Franke developed the “data-driven” identity for the singing competition’s 65th anniversary. The Eurovision song contest 2020 has unveiled a “colourful” and “abstract” visual identity, created by Utrecht-based design studio Clever

Eurovision’s 2020 identity combines all 41 competing countries’ flags

by Henry Wong reposted from DesignWeek Dutch design studio Clever Franke developed the “data-driven” identity for the singing competition’s 65th anniversary. The Eurovision song contest 2020 has unveiled a “colourful” and “abstract” visual identity, created by Utrecht-based design studio Clever

52 Design Terms Explained For Marketers

by Ash Read for Buffer.com. (a few key points – full article at link). These and other articles will be collated into a Nectar360 deck of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Graphic Design & Printing’ for New Starters as well as persons

52 Design Terms Explained For Marketers

by Ash Read for Buffer.com. (a few key points – full article at link). These and other articles will be collated into a Nectar360 deck of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Graphic Design & Printing’ for New Starters as well as persons

Brand Glossary

Brought to you by Interbrand. Edited by Paola Norambuena. Welcome to the Brand Glossary. First published in 2006 by Interbrand, this new edition of the Brand Glossary is an easy-to-use reference tool that helps define and demystify terms used in

Brand Glossary

Brought to you by Interbrand. Edited by Paola Norambuena. Welcome to the Brand Glossary. First published in 2006 by Interbrand, this new edition of the Brand Glossary is an easy-to-use reference tool that helps define and demystify terms used in

5 Emerging Brand Trends For 2020

excerpted from an article by Geoffrey Colon at Branding Strategy Insider 1. The Majority Of Online Reviews Are Not Real With a deep mistrust of reviews, prospective customers retreated back to a smaller circle of influence that contains their closest

5 Emerging Brand Trends For 2020

excerpted from an article by Geoffrey Colon at Branding Strategy Insider 1. The Majority Of Online Reviews Are Not Real With a deep mistrust of reviews, prospective customers retreated back to a smaller circle of influence that contains their closest

What makes marketing creative: Imagination or innovation?

article by Winston Graham reposted from DMA Is creativity on the decline? What is it that really makes marketing creative: innovation or imagination? Because these days companies and celebrities almost walk arm-in-arm, meaning businesses can afford to be less creative.

What makes marketing creative: Imagination or innovation?

article by Winston Graham reposted from DMA Is creativity on the decline? What is it that really makes marketing creative: innovation or imagination? Because these days companies and celebrities almost walk arm-in-arm, meaning businesses can afford to be less creative.

Make Stress More Manageable by Thinking of It As ‘Competition’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Stress is something we all have at some point, the difference is in how we deal with it. While it’s definitely easy to let stress slow us down or even cripple

Make Stress More Manageable by Thinking of It As ‘Competition’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Stress is something we all have at some point, the difference is in how we deal with it. While it’s definitely easy to let stress slow us down or even cripple

How Much Rest You Need to Prevent Burnout

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Most of us already know that if we don’t get enough time to rest and recuperate between stressful tasks, we risk burning ourselves out. But how much rest do we actually

How Much Rest You Need to Prevent Burnout

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Most of us already know that if we don’t get enough time to rest and recuperate between stressful tasks, we risk burning ourselves out. But how much rest do we actually

Find Extra Hours in Your Day With These ‘Time Multipliers’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Not every day can come with an extra hour attached — so for the rest of the year, we’ll have to figure out how to create our own. I use RescueTime

Find Extra Hours in Your Day With These ‘Time Multipliers’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Not every day can come with an extra hour attached — so for the rest of the year, we’ll have to figure out how to create our own. I use RescueTime

Stick to Your Creative Goals by Using This Theory

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time you worry that everything you want to do creatively has already been done by someone else, or feel anxious about the amount of time it will take for

Stick to Your Creative Goals by Using This Theory

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time you worry that everything you want to do creatively has already been done by someone else, or feel anxious about the amount of time it will take for

Get More Time in Your Work Day By Setting ‘Hard Stops’ For Meetings

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk A few years ago I started enacting a “hard stop” mentality to most of the meetings and calls I had. Inspired by a few of the people I interviewed, who said

Get More Time in Your Work Day By Setting ‘Hard Stops’ For Meetings

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk A few years ago I started enacting a “hard stop” mentality to most of the meetings and calls I had. Inspired by a few of the people I interviewed, who said

Maslow’s hierarchy of coffee chains

excerpted from The Middle Class Handbook Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations

Maslow’s hierarchy of coffee chains

excerpted from The Middle Class Handbook Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations

Solve Your Own Problems With the Rubber Duck Trick

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Have you ever started asking someone to help you solve a problem, and halfway through, you figure it out yourself? It feels great. It feels even better when you learn to

Solve Your Own Problems With the Rubber Duck Trick

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Have you ever started asking someone to help you solve a problem, and halfway through, you figure it out yourself? It feels great. It feels even better when you learn to

Try Doodling When You’re Stuck on a Big Project or Need to Relax.

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Research shows that doodling, as in carelessly drawing an image rather than trying to create an artistic work, can help boost your memory and cognition, make you more creative and help

Try Doodling When You’re Stuck on a Big Project or Need to Relax.

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Research shows that doodling, as in carelessly drawing an image rather than trying to create an artistic work, can help boost your memory and cognition, make you more creative and help

Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Working from home is fantastic in a lot of ways. Working alone at home can make things like lunch breaks and what clothing you’re wearing pretty flexible. It can also something

Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Working from home is fantastic in a lot of ways. Working alone at home can make things like lunch breaks and what clothing you’re wearing pretty flexible. It can also something

Make Working From Home More Productive By Prentending You’re at The Office

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk I’ve exclusively worked from home for the majority of the last decade. Working from home is great, but it can also be pretty distracting. One thing that makes it easier? Pretending

Make Working From Home More Productive By Prentending You’re at The Office

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk I’ve exclusively worked from home for the majority of the last decade. Working from home is great, but it can also be pretty distracting. One thing that makes it easier? Pretending

January 2020 Reading: Thinking for a Living – Joey Reiman

“Can one idea be worth a million dollars? Of course. But what is a million-dollar idea worth if it is poorly executed? In this ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting book, creative genius Joey Reiman presents a convincing argument for the value of raw

January 2020 Reading: Thinking for a Living – Joey Reiman

“Can one idea be worth a million dollars? Of course. But what is a million-dollar idea worth if it is poorly executed? In this ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting book, creative genius Joey Reiman presents a convincing argument for the value of raw