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Benj Miller

Benj has built an exceptional team that leads and challenges clients in discovering and communicating the uniqueness of their businesses. Benj strongly believes the power of this team has a lot to do with our clients' success. In his role as Creative Director, Benj combines his eye for brand and his brain for the "third option" to help lead the design team to excellence.

Strategies for Innovation

Strategies for Innovation

Recently, I got to enjoy an innovation workshop led by Stephen E. Wright at New View.  I was very energized by his approach and the topic as a whole....

Purpose Capacity

Purpose Capacity

I recently talked about the idea of growing your capacity. To recap, the equation for growing your capacity in life is P/PC – your production over your production capability. This allows you...

Growing Capacity

Growing Capacity

In the introductory chapters of the 1987 book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey talks about his equation for growing your capacity in life. It is simply:...

Protecting the Flock

Protecting the Flock

As a leader, whether you’re the leader of your company, your team, or even your family, one of your primary responsibilities is to protect your flock… your tribe… your...

Implementing Your Brand: The Rollout

Implementing Your Brand: The Rollout

Great brands don’t just create a brand… they implement it deeply. If you’ve followed any of my recent posts, you know that we’ve been taking a deeper dive into...

Implementing Your Brand: A Strong Value Proposition

Implementing Your Brand: A Strong Value Proposition

Does your sales/marketing team sound like any of the following? “We do the same thing they do.” “You’ll like us better.” “We have better service.” Expecting to win deals...

Implementing Your Brand: Core Focus

Implementing Your Brand: Core Focus

Jim Collins’ Good to Great book gave us the hedgehog concept. Daniel Coyle’s Culture Code tells us that a common purpose is the foundation of any culture. At Syrup,...

Implementing your Brand: Vision

Implementing your Brand: Vision

Great brands don’t just create a brand… they implement it deeply. In this series, we’re taking a deeper dive into how you can amplify your brand. Today we start...

You Are Being Judged

You Are Being Judged

Do you know how you are being judged? Your website. A few days ago, Kraig Guffey wrote about how we subconsciously judge or leave websites that don’t load fast...

What Drives Your Organization?

What Drives Your Organization?

Some organizations are mission-driven, some are people-driven, some are results-driven, and some are values-driven. What drives you can define you, for better or for worse. So which are you?...