Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Context of My Experience: The End of the World

(Read previous entries about Days 1 and 2: Day 1, Day 2 ) The final day of Necker Cup was an explosion. After the tennis matches were complete and the Necker Cup was awarded, the tennis players and business leaders shared an unforgettable evening of charity and celebration. During the live auction at dinner, the […]

 

Happy Holidays from Junction

There may not be any snow falling outside the windows where you are, but Christmas Day is upon us. It is again the time year to cozy up by a fire, cue up some festive music, drink copious amounts of eggnog, and exchange gifts and laughter with family and friends. We love being busy, but […]

The Context of My Experience: Big Ideas to Inspire Change

(Read about Day 1’s events here.) As we waited for the iSpeed to arrive on day 2, a group of us recapped the previous day’s events, commenting on the how incredible we found the island, the people, and the experience.  Ahead of us was an exciting day of match play followed by a Virgin Unite Leadership Retreat […]

The Context of My Experience: Necker Island & Meeting Sir Richard Branson

As a CEO and entrepreneur, I look to great leaders for inspiration and guidance as I mitigate challenges or validate my own business strategies. Sir Richard Branson has long since been one of those leaders known for his incredible business prowess, his contributions to entrepreneurs across the globe, and his commitment to conversation and charity. I have […]

Who Are the Experts?

Although the dawn of all things digital began back in the late 1990s, it has truly just in the last handful of years that we have entered a definitively new era of marketing brought on by internet technologies. From our perspective in the present, it is evident that there has been a transition from what […]

The Name is Bond, James Bond

These days, lasting for more than 2 years constitutes an impressive lifespan for a pop culture phenomenon. November of 2012 marked the 50th Anniversary of cinema’s most enduring franchise and what has now become touchstone for multiple generations. Coinciding with this anniversary, Skyfall, the 23rd film in the series following British Secret Service agent James […]

Get Your Game Face On

The rise of Generation X as a dominating consumer group has brought some changing attitudes towards the role of many new and innovative niches of the marketing ecosystem. Throughout 2012, social enterprise generated buzz as the latest new development in the explosive growth of social media. Facebook’s billion dollar buyout of Instagram in April symbolized […]

Junction’s 2012 Annual Report: Sustainability in a Fragmented Marketing Economy

Atlanta-based strategy firm Junction Creative Solutions (Junction) announces the release its Annual Report for 2012. Titled Sustainability in a Fragmented Marketing Economy, the report charts the origins of a myriad of specializations or niches in modern marketing in order to illuminate the importance of centralized strategy to unify these solutions and drive results in 2013 […]