Brainstorming sessions, when done right, combine ideas, research, and strategy for businesses who are trying to increase revenue. Executing a brainstorm session that is productive takes the right people in the right room. A study by Adobe and Forrester Research shows companies who embrace creative thinking find greater consistency in market share growth, competitive leadership, and increased revenue generated. Below, I have summarized business areas in which a brainstorm session will help solve for.
Networking events, I go to many of them, and have for most of my sales/marketing career. Often they are a great place to meet fellow entrepreneurs, but to me there is an unwritten etiquette that should be followed. First rule of thumb-present yourself honestly. Second rule- know the person you are talking to before you do a full dog and pony show pitch. I had an awkward first business meeting because someone didn't follow these rules.
I was recently helping my daughter with her 3rd halo (or as I call them clementines) and as I was "starting the peel" for her I noticed a tiny sticker. On that sticker, no bigger than a thumbnail, was a tiny orange, with a halo, and a custom hashtag that read: #halosfun. That resonated with me. If Halo oranges are on the hashtag train-shouldn't everyone be? If you are not using custom hashtag's you are #missingout. Below are a few reasons why marketers should embrace the #customhashtag.