Reframe Change Summit – A Call To Action
November 3, 2018
Jeffrey L. Bowman
Think "DAVOS" But For Culture

Two years ago at an industry conference, Reframe conducted research for our 2017 State of Total Market Industry Report.  1-on-1 interviews were collected from industry titans across brand management, political, advertising – strategy, advertising- creative, advertising – research, media, technology,  entertainment and social impact.  The findings and insight across the multiple interviews and brands:   The workplace …

Total Market Misperception #3: It is Hard to Operationalize and Scale
June 24, 2018
Staff Writer
Organization Change and Employee Engagement

This article is the last in a three-part series about 3 ‘Total Market’ Misperceptions.  The series provides evidenced based learnings about the topic and a foundation for practitioners looking to modernize their workplace and marketplace approaches. Okay. The Total Market Approach is a little hard.  What’s the other option?  Continue to do what we’ve always …

Total Market Misperception #2:  It is a Marketing Approach
June 19, 2018
Staff Writer
The Wrong Solution

This article is the second in a three-part series about 3 ‘Total Market’ Misperceptions.  The series provides evidenced based learnings about the topic and a foundation for practitioners looking to modernize their workplace and marketplace approaches. In 2013, the Association for National Advertisers (ANA), an industry association composed of more than 640 companies with more than 10,000 brands represented …

3 ‘Total Market’ Misperceptions
June 15, 2018
Staff Writer
Will the real 'Total Market' please stand up!

Since the re-introduction of the Total Market topic in 2010, I’ve witnessed and watched countless members within the marketing and communications community make career ending decisions when adopting this innovation. This article is the first in a three-part series about the Total Market topic.  This article series provides evidenced based learnings about the topic  and …

The Age of Accelerations
June 12, 2017
Jeffrey L. Bowman
The Workplace Much Change To Meet The Demands of the New Marketplace

What if I told you that over the last five decades the approach that companies and agencies have used to address the marketplace and how companies attract and retain women and minorities in the workplace share the same problem?  What if I said after 15 months of researching the issue, we believe we have the solution and …

Mind The Gap: You’re Not Engaging 40% Of Your Market
June 5, 2017
Elisa Cool
#CLOSETHEGAP

As a military kid I moved frequently. The upside to this far eclipsed the down. I had the luxury of traveling the world, but moving frequently also meant starting over frequently. Fortunately an open mind and a flexible spirit goes a long way in rolling with the rapid ebb and flows I encountered. Unfortunately an …

Let’s come together and #closethegap
March 5, 2017
By Staff Writer

To Ms. Linda Lane Gonzalez, the members of the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) and Brand Partners: On Friday, March 3, 2017 the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) – the voice of Hispanic Marketing made a false claim about Reframe and our CEO.  The email was addressed to their members, partners and industry …

The State of the Total Market Industry Vertical Report
March 3, 2017
By Jeffrey L. Bowman
New Marketplace and Workplace Readiness

In the late 80’s PepsiCo started canvasing college campuses in search of the next generation of black and brown leaders. The initiative was a highly-coveted opportunity because PepsiCo was making big hires and for the resume, it set-up a full-time hire coming out of the “Reganomics” Era. PepsiCo acquired several franchisee owned bottling organizations (FOBO) …

Moving Beyond Quotas
October 13, 2016
Jeffrey L. Bowman
Separate But Unequal

Quotas continue to be heavily debated in the US court systems and across industry sectors. But are they the right approach? Why or why not? Some Background… The use of racial quotas began in the United States with the Naturalization Act of 1790. The act limited new citizenship to immigrants who were “free White persons …

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