Link: How Barclays Defined Brand Purpose and Regained Customer Trust | Aaker on Brands A quick read on how Barclays responded to a crisis through purpose-driven marketing. In a crisis, here’s what a brand / company can do to react:… Continue Reading →
A great talk by Roy Spence, chairman of GSD&M, which helped create Southwest Airlines’ famous purpose-driven marketing program centered around the freedom to fly. It’s an hour and half long talk, but contains loads of inspirational advice on life as… Continue Reading →
From their website: Everything starts with Purpose. And here’s their Purpose.
Mark Zuckerberg explains the mission of Facebook in this article from Fast Company: Five years ago, before Facebook’s IPO, Mark Zuckerberg posted what he called a “founder’s letter” that spelled out the company’s philosophy for prospective investors. “We don’t wake… Continue Reading →
Here is a great book: The Method Method: Seven Obsessions That Helped Our Scrappy Start-up Turn an Industry Upside Down. We love the beginning of their last chapter:
Great quote from Deloitte Global CEO: An organization’s culture of purpose answers the critical questions of who it is and why it exists. They have a culture of purpose beyond making a profit. An organization’s culture of purpose answers the… Continue Reading →
Lots of great info about purpose and brand in Millward Brown’s annual publication in 2013. Here are some highlights: Purpose change. But sometimes a company’s purpose has to change because the world around it has changed, as when 20 years… Continue Reading →
Esther Dyson, chairman of Adventure Holdings, on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: The best entrepreneurs have a sense of purpose that drives them. You can pivot better if you have a purpose, because then you have something… Continue Reading →
P&G former CMO, Jim Stengel, shares the lessons he learned in marketing, branding, and life with P&G at a session for Association of National Advertisers Masters in 2008. The five lessons: To put people at the center of what we… Continue Reading →
Speaking of KPMG and Purpose, here’s their anthem video:
When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible. – Howard Schultz
Another great read from FORTUNE. This one is from Laszlo Bock, SVP of people operations, Google. He offers 10 steps to transform your company to a “high-freedom” environment. First thing on the list is, give your work meaning: Work consumes… Continue Reading →
Here’s a great article from CMO.com about General Mills and how they are embracing purpose-driven marketing. Some highlights: Outlining a brand’s purpose and then shaping brand engagement around that purpose is the key to effective marketing. Seek to serve the… Continue Reading →
BrightHouse has a list of 11 wonderful resources for marketing. The list includes a selection of insightful and inspiring videos, studies, articles and books. From the list, these are our favorites: How P&G, Google and Southwest Learned to Sell With… Continue Reading →
A great TED talk by Joey Reiman, founder of Brighthouse.
An infographic from BrightHouse about Purpose:
From their website: Fulfilling dreams of personal freedom is more than a phrase. It’s our purpose and our passion. Fulfill dreams of personal freedom – simple, powerful, and inspiring.
Here’s a great video explain what purpose is from BrightHouse: