How to Discover Our True Core Values

Posted by Mworks740 • June 25, 2013

It’s no secret that core values are an integral part of each organization’s culture.  When truly ingrained throughout the company, values guide our behaviors and decisions. They represent what we stand for and believe in. We are followers of Jim Collins’ work, and his belief that core values should never change. Operating practices and cultural norms,… Read More


Branding your Culture: How cross promoting with like-minded companies can double your customer base

Posted by Mworks740 • June 12, 2013

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams recently launched their grand opening at Easton Town Center. The handcrafted ice cream is full of fresh and unique flavors, and native to Columbus, Ohio. In an effort to spark promotion and community engagement, Jeni’s formed a clever partnership with Homage, Columbus-based creators of the nostalgia-loving t-shirts. Both Columbus-based companies embody… Read More


Is Southwest’s famous culture in jeopardy?

Posted by Mworks740 • April 5, 2013

Over the past few weeks I have seen a lot of advertisements while watching March Madness. One ad in particular stood out to me, Southwest’s new spring campaign ‘Welcome Aboard.’ This ad is very different from the Southwest ads I am accustomed to seeing. It feels like a brand shift to me. The sense of… Read More