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Why Your Mission Matters

June 18, 2014 by comments 0

Old friend Mike Troiano moderated a panel at the Bostinno State of Innovation conference last week with entrepreneurs who have built $1billion companies in Massachusetts. Participants included Barbara Messing, CMO of TripAdvisor, Brad Rinklin, CMO at Akamai, Colin Angle, CEO at iRobot, Steve Conine, co-founder of Wayfair, and Jit Saxeena, Chairman of Neteeza. He asked…

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Only Shooting Stars Break the Mold

March 19, 2014 by comments 0

Last week I attended the 2014 IHRSA Convention, where I got to know one of Holland-Mark’s longest standing clients, IHRSA. The annual IHRSA convention brings together those in the health and fitness industry to experience a vast array of speakers, instructional sessions, networking, and the most impressive trade show in the industry. The convention included…

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Let’s Talk

June 28, 2013 by comments 0

No really. Let’s talk. Not about our customers. Not to our customers. But WITH our customers. In the past, consumers had a need, found a product to match that need, then went away to maybe, just maybe, be seen again. But now customers don’t want to leave you, as a brand, hanging. They want to…

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What I Learned from Wes Welker

December 18, 2012 by comments 0

NE Patriots 35 – Houston Texans 7 4th quarter Foxboro, MA 12.10.12 It’s a blowout. The 11-1 Texans came to Foxboro to prove they were for real, that they could be competitive with the perennial powerhouse Patriots who at 9-3 are not only having a great season but for years have been unbeatable in the…

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How To Build A Brand – Part II

March 7, 2012 by comments 0

This is the second in a two part series on How To Build A Brand. For Part I, see here. Quick Recap: Holland-Mark is not in the advertising business. We’re in the growing businesses business. We help clients achieve “Imperative” status, meaning we help make their products and services must-haves in an economy where that’s what people…

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