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I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

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Waterfalls and chaos

I linked to this paper on wicked problems the other day and Chris Corrigan commented “there’s a lot in that paper eh?”. Which is true.

Passion branding

Passion brands bring people together based on common interests and excitements. I’m particularly interested in ones created from the bottom up, as opposed to driven by producers concerned mainly with profit.

Medinge Moments

Just back from another extraordinary gathering at Medinge where the community that has produced Beyond Branding meets each summer. I was planning to keep this

The volatile chemistry of trust

Interesting research from Stanford suggests that exciting brands get more trusted after making mistakes and putting them right whilst more “sincere” brands start with more trust but lose it more easily. Perhaps the sensible interpretation is that second-guessing customers can be a waste of time!

What brand are you?

Thanks to Matt Tucker at Smith Associates for telling me about What Brand Are You. It strikes me that lots of companies waste money on

Just Undo It?

The AntiBrand: blackSpot sneakers, a project by Adbusters attacks Nike directly. In doing so they take on what has become one of the great icons

Putting humanity into branding

We live in a world of too much marketing and too much branding. People’s faith in advertising has fallen to new lows as we simply

New Abbey

So the Abbey National is rebranding itself this morning. As I write this entry, they are revealing their new look, their shortened name (just “Abbey”)

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Emotional debt

Releasing the hidden costs of pent up frustrations


Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

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That’s how to recruit

My kind of job ad:Recently someone in the office asked “Who here was the last person to be picked for a team in the school playground?” Around half the company

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Chasing Birds

From Bernadette Doyle’s Client Magnets newsletter A metaphor that I often use to describe the Client Magnets approach is the image of two boys in a garden. One of them

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It’s been a bit quiet here lately because to be honest I have been a bit addicted to World of Warcraft this week. Still I feel better knowing Mr T

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Creating more productive meetings

I’ve just recorded a half-hour interview with Kristi Casey Sanders of We talked about some of the ideas in the book and focussed on some of the simpler things