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June 4, 2015 7:03 AM

Be The First One In tagged “Leadership”

Go ahead, call me a Type A personality. I'm not so sure that would be the truth. Being self-reflective, I often find myself being super-lazy, binging on way too much Netflix, or watching a movie on the plane when I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 29, 2015 6:36 PM

Do The Kind Thing tagged “Leadership”

How do you want it? Cheap, fast and great. Fine, but you can only choose two of those things. It's one of those famous business lines. You can't have it all... or can you? Daniel Lubetzky wanted to create a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 19, 2015 7:17 AM

The CEO Series tagged “Leadership”

How are things going? It's a question that I get asked a lot these days. Twist Image became a part of the WPP family about a year ago, we changed our creative direction, we rebranded and became a founding member... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 9, 201411:27 PM

What Disney Can (Still) Teach You About Getting The Best Out Of People tagged “Leadership”

Disney is the most wonderful place on earth, right? Or, is it Google's office? Maybe Facebook's new campus? To this day, when we think of corporate culture, it's hard not to think of Disney. The stories of how Walt Disney... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 29, 2014 5:13 PM

Emotion Is The Fast Lane To The Brain tagged “Leadership”

We talk a lot about storytelling and brands, don't we? Let's reverse that thought: how many brands are actually great storytellers? Dig a little deeper how many marketers do you know that are great storytellers? I see a lot of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 28, 201411:18 PM

How To Be A Recognized Authority tagged “Leadership”

Do you define yourself as an authority in your industry? Does it really even bear repeating that if you're the only one who is recognizing yourself as an authority that you may, in fact, not actually be one? We see... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 10, 2014 6:09 PM

Real Leaders Eat Last tagged “Leadership”

Simon Sinek is one smart individual. To this day, you will hear many business leaders referring to his first book, Start With Why (which is, without a doubt one of the best business books that has come out in the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 18, 201310:44 AM

5 Simple Ways To Get More Creative, Inspired And Smarter Every Day tagged “Leadership”

Stop complaining about email. We all get too much email. Most of the time it's about things that should probably be discussed in person (or over the phone) or it's spam. The truth is that the inbox continues to be... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 11, 2013 7:12 PM

Leadership Skills For Life Or How To Ask Better Questions tagged “Leadership”

Do you truly understand the things that are being said to you at your work? This is a true story: I am often sitting in meetings with very senior marketing professionals who are either presenting or speaking to a group,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 12, 201312:17 PM

How To Become A Thought Leader tagged “Leadership”

You are one if someone reputable says you are one. That is the short and simple answer to what is a very complex thing to define. If Anderson Cooper describes you as a "marketing thought leader" prior to interviewing you... Read more

By Mitch Joel

May 1, 2013 8:10 AM

The Secret To Getting Picked tagged “Leadership”

Being picked by someone or choosing yourself and leading... which do you choose? It seems like an obvious answer. Any self-respecting individual would say that they would prefer to choose themselves and be solely responsible for their own success and... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 22, 2013 7:03 PM

On Leadership, Courage... And Sucking tagged “Leadership”

It's the kind of thing that just sticks to your brain. I have mentioned this before, but I am a huge fan of Kevin Rose's (ex. Digg and now Google Ventures) video podcast called, Foundation. The problem with podcasts -... Read more

By Mitch Joel

March 20, 2013 8:39 AM

Writing Your Resume (It's Not What You Think) tagged “Leadership”

How is your career going? How is your life going? Do you lead a charmed life? Do you wish that every day was Groundhog's Day? Are you, literally, sucking the juice out of every day and accomplishing everything that you... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 19, 2013 9:06 PM

A Brand Of People tagged “Leadership”

It's strange how much of a brand's foundation is laid by the people who represent it. It could be a pristine service with a genius business model that is created with the latest in cutting edge technology, but none of... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 14, 201211:11 PM

How To Podcast - 2012 Edition tagged “Leadership”

There's a renewed interest in podcasting. Maybe a growing interest (depending on who you ask). Personally, I can't think of  better time for a business to create valuable audio and video content in a podcasting format. In the past week... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 12, 2012 4:41 PM

Kickstart Your Marketing And Leadership Skills... Now tagged “Leadership”

Where do you go to learn, grow and think differently about marketing and leadership? I've been fortunate enough to not only speak, but attend events like The Art of Marketing for many years. They have a slew of upcoming events,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

April 26, 2012 2:21 PM

Dear Seth Godin tagged “Leadership”

Dear Seth, It was great to see you this week at The Art of Marketing event in Chicago. You're not only kind with the audience, but you're kind with your time and it's always a pleasure to both see you... Read more

By Mitch Joel

December 26, 2011 3:53 PM

The Paradox Of Leadership tagged “Leadership”

When you're right, you're a hero. When you take a misstep, you're a goat. There's an often discussed paradox of leadership that attempts to quantify which trait is more important for business: being the first or being the best? The... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 24, 2011 1:45 PM

Good To Great To Different tagged “Leadership”

Is Apple a truly great company? The answer seems obvious. Now reframe that thought and think about what truly makes Apple - as a company - great. Is it their revenue? Product innovation? How they changed our lives across a... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 1, 2011 1:06 PM

Can Leaderless Organizations Win? tagged “Leadership”

Whether it's the Arab Spring, the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street, what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us? In 2006, I made the six hour drive from Montreal to Boston... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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