End of the American Century

End of the American Century

American Influence. Declining. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 October 2017 End of the American Century I was thinking about a book, written by a friend of mine entitled The End of the American Century. The author is Steve Schlossstein (yes indeed 3 Ss),...
Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for.

Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for.

Make America Great Again. Really? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 February 2017 Make America Great Again. Careful what you ask for. The lets’ Make America Great Again brand is a perfect example of a slogan. Not a brand. Slogans get repeated and brands are...
Reflecting on the American brand

Reflecting on the American brand

As I think about the American brand, my heart is heavy today. I am a brand guy, which means I spend my life toiling over the brands that influence my purchasing decisions. If I am not reflecting on my experience, I am placing myself in the lives of others. I consider...
Pearl Harbor changed us all

Pearl Harbor changed us all

On the eve of the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, President Obama addressed the American public last night on ISIS, terrorism and the world we have live in now. As today is the 74th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, it’s important to remember that it was...