+ Where are they now – from April 2010
- ACE Hardware – now Town & Country life-style hardware – http://www.tchardware.com/
- Oren Harari – Continue to revisit Oren’s work
- Intelligentsia Coffee – http://www.intelligentsiacoffee.com/
- Stage 2 Companies: SciQuest / Peter Millar – more established businesses – http://www.sciquest.com/ http://www.petermillar.com/
+ Blue Ocean is where you’re not fighting for attention. You’re not doing what everyone else is doing. You’re doing something fresh. Never been done before. – Ben Arnett
+ My take for the last 15 years is that marketing is merely storytelling and promise making/keeping, and in fact, everything the organization does is at some level, marketing – Seth Godin.
+ Reputation is what people expect us to do next. It’s their expectation of the quality and character of the next thing we produce or say or do. – Seth Godin
+ Amazon dash button – https://www.amazon.com/oc/dash-button?tag=viglink27802-20
+ 18 new businesses in Houston: http://www.businessinsider.com/coolest-new-businesses-in-houston-2015-4
+ From Crains Detroit – Detroit Surf Company: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20150425/NEWS/304269968/detroit-surfs-up-these-surfboards-skateboards-clothing-have-the-d-in
+ Apple: For the first 3 months of 2015 – revenue $58B!