Open Session Announcement: Big Creative Ideas and Feedback

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We are pleased to announce that we are running an open virtual training session for the American Marketing Association on November 4th on Big Creative Ideas and How to Give Creative Feedback. In partnership with the AMA we are making this one-time virtual session available to anyone who wants to attend. The creative development process lies at the heart of …

Open Session Announcement: How to Write a Strategic Plan

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We are pleased to announce that we are running an in-person training session in Cincinnati on November 10th on How to Write a Strategic Plan. This session is open to anyone who wants to attend. In this full-day training workshop, you will master the skills needed to write a long-term strategic plan for your brand or business that outlines long-term …

Press Release: Kevin Namaky Accepted into Forbes Business Council

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kevin Namaky Accepted into Forbes Business Council Namaky was selected based on his experience as a leader of Fortune 500 brands and an influencer in the brand marketing industry Cincinnati, OH October 1, 2021— Kevin Namaky, CEO and Founder of Gurulocity Brand Management Institute, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking …

Open Session Announcement: How to Write a Marketing Plan

Virtual Training: How to Write a Marketing Plan

We are pleased to announce that we are running an open virtual training session for the American Marketing Association on October 8th on How to Write a Marketing Plan. In partnership with the AMA we are making this one-time virtual session available to anyone who wants to attend. In this three-hour virtual session, you’ll learn the steps to create a …

How to Decide if a Business Issue is Worth Solving

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Managing time is one of a CEO’s greatest challenges, but it’s not just their own time they are responsible for. One of a leader’s main responsibilities is setting a clear strategy for their organization, and good strategy is about making choices among competing priorities. With finite resources and numerous problems to fix, organizations can become inefficient without clear direction. It’s …

5 Ways CMOs Can Retain Their High-Potential Leaders

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I recently wrote an article that was published by Ad Age on how to avoid common pitfalls and build loyalty among your best team members. This is especially important now as the labor market tightens. Below is an excerpt and you can check out the entire article here. The labor market is tightening; some regions have three openings for every one unemployed …

Press Release: Kevin Namaky Joins Fast Company Executive Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kevin Namaky Joins Fast Company Executive Board Namaky was selected to join the invitation-only organization based on his expertise and record in brand marketing for Fortune 500 companies Cincinnati, OH August 23, 2021— Kevin Namaky, CEO and Founder of Gurulocity Brand Management Institute, has been accepted into Fast Company Executive Board, an invitation-only professional organization of leaders …

How Gurulocity is Transforming Brand Management Training

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Business Insider recently ran a feature on how Gurulocity Brand Management Institute is transforming brand management training. Below is an excerpt. No brand has ever just appeared overnight. It can take a whole team of people months or even years of work in order to craft a fully cohesive brand, but therein lies one of the biggest pitfalls of branding. …

Do You Really Need a Brand Purpose?

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Has having a “purpose” lost its purpose? In recent years, many have jumped on the “purpose” bandwagon—not the least of which are consultants and freelancers pitching for work, and CMOs wanting to make their mark. On the surface it seems like a noble thing. Why wouldn’t a person, brand or company want to serve an important higher cause through their work? …