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Blue Ocean Strategy

Blue Ocean Strategy by Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne _____________________________________________________________ Listen to the podcast now: .

_____________________________________________________________ Book Summary: Kim and Mauborgne’s blue ocean metaphor elegantly summarizes their vision of the kind of expanding, competitor-free markets that innovative companies can navigate.

Empowered

Empowered by Josh Bernoff Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Empowered – explains how to transform your company by unleashing the mighty force of these HEROes. Like John Bernier and Ben Hedrington at Best Buy, who built an army of 2,500 tweeting employees to reach out to customers online. Or Ross Inglis, who

Why We Buy

Why We Buy by Paco Underhill Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Why We Buy – Revolutionary retail guru Paco Underhill provides a witty bestselling book on our ever-evolving consumer culture — full of fresh observations and

Freakonomics

Freakonomics argues that many apparent mysteries of everyday life don’t need to be so mysterious: they could be illuminated and made even more fascinating by asking the right questions and drawing connections.

Duct Tape Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch Listen to the podcast now:

Show Notes: Description from Amazon.com: Duct Tape Marketing is the small business marketing road map – A collection of proven tools and tactics woven together in a step-by-step marketing system that shows small business owners exactly what to do to market and grow […]

The Brand Gap

The Brand Gap provides an excellent resource of how to gap the distance between the creative and the analytical and prove the value and necessity of developing and fostering a brand. Neumeier reminds us that the ultimate moment of truth for all brands is the customer experience.

Imran

Our 10th episode with an interview with Professor Imran Currim. In our brief conversation we talked about the world of marketing, how things have changed, projects that he is currently working on and more. This was a very special episode – don’t miss it!

Outliers

Why do some people succeed while so many more never reach their potential? Examining the lives of outliers from Mozart to Bill Gates, he discusses how successful people rise on a tide of advantages including a lot of plain luck.

Linchpin

Cocktail Party Statement talks about Linchpin by Seth Godin in this episode. A linchpin, as Seth describes it, is somebody in an organization who is indispensable, who cannot be replaced—her role is just far too unique and valuable.

The Black Swan

The Black Swan is a different look at business. It talks about predicting the future. Forecasting is not just at the heart of Wall Street, but it’s something each of us does every time we make an insurance payment or strap on a seat belt.

Good to Great + How the Mighty Fall

In this unique episode, the team take on TWO business books by the same author, Jim Collins. Good to Great and How the Mighty Fall (the update, which considers the recent downfall of some of the “great” companies).

Tipping Point

This Cocktail Party Statement, the marketing trio take on Malcom Gladwell’s best seller on how little things can make a big difference, The Tipping Point.