Business NewsLeadership
March 13, 2018

Announcing Brain+Trust Insights

Like any startup, Brain+Trust Partners has pivoted its course several times as we capitalize on new opportunities to grow. And, today we’ve reached another high water mark, like few our company has ever experienced. Brain+Trust Partners is proud and excited to welcome Brain+Trust Insights, and two new Partners to the…
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Customer ExperienceInnovationLeadershipStrategy
March 2, 2018

Brain+Trust Partners: Perspective on Transformation

(Photo credit: Jason Thibault via Flickr Creative Commons) One of the most overused terms in entrepreneurship is "pivot." You've undoubtedly seen it used by various startups, and it seems like they're trying to fix a broken business. Or it may seem like they've tapped into some new insight and are…
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February 5, 2018

Connection Interrupted Podcast: Lessons in Leadership with Scott Monty

Scott Monty joined Sam Maule on the podcast Connection Interrupted to discuss the importance of authentic storytelling and leadership. Scott shared his leadership lessons from his time as the Global Digital & Multimedia Communications Manager for Ford Motor Company from 2008-2014, where he witnessed firsthand the authentic leadership qualities of Ford's then-CEO,…
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February 1, 2018

This One Thing is at the Core of Leadership

Too often we think of leadership as a series of tasks to manage, of goals to meet and numbers to hit. It's a matter of jumping through hoops that we create for ourselves or that others set for us, and we're judged on how much we've done. But true leaders…
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Business NewsCustomer ExperienceInnovationLeadership
January 11, 2018

CES 2018 IBM Watson IoT Expert Chat with Tim Hayden

To start 2018 with a bang, a couple of the Brain+Trust Partners team members headed to CES to take in all the breakthrough technology being introduced. Tim Hayden was invited to IBM Watson Internet of Things’ booth for an Expert Chat. The interview took place in #accessibleOlli which is an all-electric,…
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Customer ExperienceLeadershipStrategyUncategorized
November 29, 2017

Customer Experience, 2007, 2017 and Onward…

This fall, we are celebrating the one-year mark of Brain+Trust Partners being open for operations. It has been a kinetic launch, and we will forever have a “startup” attitude, leaning into a journey that each day has seemingly only just begun. After all, the rate of change in human behavior…
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November 21, 2017

Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

(Photo credit: Simeon Berg via Flickr Creative Commons) In my last post, I talked about the many changes we’ve seen in the last year or so, along with the challenges that executives face as digital business transformation looms large. When I hop in my modified 1985 DeLorean and take a day trip…
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Future of WorkLeadershipStrategyUncategorized
October 30, 2017

Reflections On A Year Of Change

I’ve been in the “real world” in business for about two decades, and I’ve been “doing digital” for almost 14 years — about two-thirds of my career. For 19 of those years, I was a corporate animal, working either directly for or as agency support of some of the world’s…
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Business NewsLeadership
April 4, 2017

IBM Marketing: A #NewWaytoWork Returns to an Old Way – Lessons to be Learned

In September of 2016 IBM hired their first CMO with experience in the startup world as well as in big business. Her name is Michelle Peluso. Prior to joining IBM she was the CEO of Gilt, which recently sold to Hudson Bay, owner of Saks Fifth Avenue. Michelle was the…
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March 23, 2017

Meet Our Advisory Board

Cat: Where are you going? Alice: Which way should I go? Cat: That depends on where you are going. Alice: I don’t know. Cat: Then it doesn’t matter which way you go. Brain+Trust Partners has a sense of direction, but we also felt like we needed some additional brainpower to…
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