Jim Joseph

Jim Joseph

Marketing Master - Author - Blogger - Dad

Jim Joseph is the chief integrated marketing officer and president of the Americas for New York-based communications agency Cohn & Wolfe, part of the media company WPP Group PLC. He is the award-winning author of The Experience Effect series, teaches marketing at New York University, and is on the board of directors for the number one branding school in the country, The VCU Brandcenter. Joseph's new book, Out and About Dad, chronicles his unique journey as a father during a unique time in our cultural evolution.

Busy Is As Busy Does
Priorities

Busy Is As Busy Does

Instead of calling yourself busy, say you are setting priorities.
The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Independence Day

The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own.
How to Make Competition Work
Competition

How to Make Competition Work

When you compete against yourself, everybody wins!
Drop 'If' From Your Vocabulary -- and Watch Your Business Boom
Entrepreneur Mindset

Drop 'If' From Your Vocabulary -- and Watch Your Business Boom

I try to make it no longer 'if' we will do something, but 'when' and 'how.'
Only Vision Will Get You Through This Thing Called Life
Entrepreneur Mindset

Only Vision Will Get You Through This Thing Called Life

The day-to-day grind can get overwhelming, but if you keep your eye on the prize -- you'll probably get it.
Consistency Is King, Queen and All the Aces in the Game of Branding
Make More Happen

Consistency Is King, Queen and All the Aces in the Game of Branding

Without consistency, you don't have a brand. At least not in my book!
'Fun For The Whole Family' Does Not Exist in Marketing
Marketing Bootcamp

'Fun For The Whole Family' Does Not Exist in Marketing

Focus and pick one or two attributes where your brand can really excel. Don't try to be "all of the above."
In the Spirit of Budweiser's 'America' Campaign, Smaller Brands Should Also Celebrate All Things U.S.
Marketing Bootcamp

In the Spirit of Budweiser's 'America' Campaign, Smaller Brands Should Also Celebrate All Things U.S.

Despite the derisive nature of the current election process, we're not so bad. Perhaps it's our brands, big and small, that can make us feel great again.
Good Times, Bad Times, You Know I've Had My Share. Learn From Your Highs and Lows.
Make More Happen

Good Times, Bad Times, You Know I've Had My Share. Learn From Your Highs and Lows.

Things just aren't always in perfect synch all of the time, which is why you have to enjoy the good moments when you can.
Big Business or Small, I'm Still an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

Big Business or Small, I'm Still an Entrepreneur

I'm no different running a 20-person shop as I am many multiples of that.
Recognize People for Who They Are, Not Who You Want Them to Be
Managing Teams

Recognize People for Who They Are, Not Who You Want Them to Be

As a team leader, it's good to push some but also make sure all are engaged and productive -- on their terms, not yours.
Make the Luck You Need to Succeed in Business
Work Ethic

Make the Luck You Need to Succeed in Business

It takes a lot of planning and hard work to become lucky.
No One Should Feel Guilty for Jumping Off or for Staying on at a Job. Me, I Jumped!
Ready To Launch

No One Should Feel Guilty for Jumping Off or for Staying on at a Job. Me, I Jumped!

Starting a business or sticking with a career is a personal decision that requires a lot of soul searching and a thorough understanding of what you personally want out of life.
Life Is Messy. So Go Ahead and Eat Pizza in the Car.
Make More Happen

Life Is Messy. So Go Ahead and Eat Pizza in the Car.

I used to try to implement a "no food in the new car" policy. It's not worth it.