Author Archive: Samantha Bond

Mastering The Art Of The Professional Self

Posted by Samantha BondMonday, May 27, 2013, 7:00 am No Comments
With the interplay of digital and a challenging economic environment where competition for clients and jobs is rife, it is now more important than ever for individuals to acknowledge, ‘you are your own brand’.
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Survival Of The Fittest In 2013: Adapt Or Die

Posted by Samantha BondMonday, February 25, 2013, 7:48 am 2 Comments
Increasingly, the marketplace is becoming more and more saturated, as new brands enter the mix with innovative strategies and their finger on the pulse. As a result, to compete in today’s environment, it is clear that brands need to work harder and represent much more than their product or service.
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Fresh Voices: The Qualundrum of Innovation Development

Posted by Samantha BondWednesday, August 1, 2012, 6:46 am 2 Comments
Being still relatively new to the world of qualitative research I found myself disheartened when the Global Innovation Director of Diageo, Syl Saller, exclaimed during her talk on innovation development at Marketing Week Live that she ‘hates focus groups’. I couldn’t help but question whether she was valid in taking such an openly strong stance against research or whether the objective was to create an impact – unfortunately at the expense of the market research industry.
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