If we are ever to engage our stakeholders in a meaningful meeting of the minds, we have to have a better idea of their mental models—what they’re comprised of and where we have an opportunity to change them in our organization’s favor.
If you add a lot of hype or, worse, are lose with the truth in your communications (either written or spoken) it might result in getting your brand or organization some exposure. But what happens when the information is questioned and, ultimately, shown to be false or embellished?
▶ The Unyielding Power of Perception: Sure, things may look great on paper. But when it comes to how the public views your brand, the perception is out of whack. Case in point: the investment potential
While brand ambassadors are appealing to some companies because they appear more regulated, they simply aren’t authentic and therefore aren’t effective.
Even the most popular brands are not immune to rapidly changing consumer tastes.