Having worked for multiple agencies over the past two decades, I’ve seen many approaches and styles to winning new business. Knowing how important this decision is, and how difficult it can be to make, these key questions can help you choose the agency partner that is right for you.Read More
People with disabilities make up the largest minority in the United States. One in four adults lives with some type of disability. I actually have a learning disability, so I understand the experience of growing up struggling and fighting to adapt to learning and work environments that don’t create a safe or accessible experience for the way my brain functions.Read More
March 8th is International Women’s Day and Borshoff is proud to be a city-, state- and nationally-certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE). Why? Because we believe that female leaders are a critical factor in our future success. As we see women like Vice President Kamala Harris, Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush, and other female leaders rise to top positions, two of our partners, Jennifer Young Dzwonar and Karen Alter, reflect on who and what has inspired them to make a difference not only for our company but for our community.Read More
Members of marginalized populations have made huge strides in the last decade to find and amplify their voices in ways that have influenced major brands. And brands are finding ways to connect with these populations to expand and deepen their relationships. In a recent Shoff Chat, our guests Mark Rademacher and Ola Ojewumi unpacked the trends and some examples of brands that are getting it right – and those that have work to do.Read More
For “my whole wide life” as I used to say as a kid, I’ve spoken up – often too much, too loud, too fast, but I spoke up. Teachers would write, “Great to have in class, but she talks to her neighbors a little too much.” As I matured, I had to learn to keep my fast brain and mouth from speaking up inappropriately. But recently, I had the opportunity to speak up and I didn’t, and I’ve regretted it ever since.Read More
Last year was a year of disruption, to say the least. It challenged us to think and work differently. Disruption often leads to more efficient and effective solutions, as is the case in how to approach market research in an ever-changing world.Read More
Storytelling without data is rumor. Data without storytelling is a spreadsheet.
At a recent Shoff Chat, Borshoff creatives Ryan Noel and Colin Dullaghan and special guest Ileana Monts de Oca, Eli Lilly and Company, shared their experience producing a landmark series of Minority Employee Journeys – bringing research and data to life through impactful storytelling – and the powerful effect it’s had on the company and its employees.Read More
The global workforce has experienced significant disruption in 2020 related to COVID-19: many companies switched abruptly to a work-from-home protocol, while others had to quickly adapt to new health safety guidelines to keep essential workers safe. Additionally, the external economic, social, and political climate has added even more uncertainty to people’s lives.Read More
Before beginning any sort of brand strategy work, it’s important that it’s well thought out. It’s also crucial to think about the trickle-down implications of potential seismic shifts in your organization. These changes will have far-reaching impact beyond your marketing team. If done properly, brand strategy work impacts every aspect of your organization.Read More
Borshoff is lucky to receive numerous requests for brand strategy work, typically resulting in an organizational rebrand on some level. A rebrand can be rooted in the need to bring much-needed definition to an organization’s messaging. In some instances, it could mean renaming the organization/product and possibly visual identity/logo work too.Read More
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