Not all conferences can be all things to all people. I get that. But, especially in the mobile space, the lines are now blurring and disappearing between enterprise mobile and consumer mobile. They live and work together so why aren’t we talking more about it at a place like SXSW?

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 5 months ago

Perhaps the biggest challenge for me on a day-to-day basis is having patience. Whether it’s patience with my kids, with the morning commute, or with my work, my motor revs pretty high most days. I dive headfirst into almost everything I do with an intensity that sometimes can inhibit my ability to feel a sense of peace or accomplishment.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 5 months ago

Anytime you start a new gig things take time. Patience for me is always a challenge. My motor runs fast all of the time. To sit back, learn, assess the current situation, and then act takes discipline and patience.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 5 months ago

Many of my fellow marketers and communications colleagues know it is hard to do things differently at times. You often find resistance to change and organizations who think any risk is too much risk. Luckily, during my time at H&R Block, I was given the green light to take some risks and to really do things differently to engage clients.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago

The key to keeping your job – now and in 20 years – is to understand you have to grow and learn and change continuously. Once you reach the end of the “prime” of your career, and climbing the ladder doesn’t matter to you, that doesn’t mean you stop learning and reinventing yourself. If you stop, you stop contributing to the business world and to society.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago

Leaders possess different talents and lead in different ways. Those leaders who inspire do so by challenging those they lead. They invite them to fail fast, learn and drive toward stretch goals. When they fail to reach them, they use them as teachable moments all in the name of getting better.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago

Things in social are changing and the power is in the hands of the user. Where are they taking us? Where they want to.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago

The next level of social business leader is one who understands and can work across online media and communications. They know public relations, they know relationship and influencer development, and they know how to integrate these elements across the business.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago