How To Overcome Travel Disruption

According to the 2017 Travel & Hospitality Industry Outlook by Deloitte, the industry has seen a fair bit of disruption in 2016 that will likely repeat itself in 2017. A combination of forces, including shifts in the global economy, game-changing innovation, geopolitical turmoil, natural disasters, pandemics, and rising consumer demands reshaped the travel landscape in 2016. Expect a similar climate in 2017. Most smart travel leaders have come to accept this frenetic pace of disruption as the norm and must try to remain vigilant, as the winners in 2017 will likely be those most responsive to change. Being responsive to …

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Cold Hard Truth 7&8: Get Credible. Get Connected.

Here’s the finale of the Cold Hard Truth preview series of truths number 7 & 8 on getting credible and getting connected. Watch the full Cold Hard Truth presentation on https://bit.ly/gabrielprtv Stay connected with me in The Branding Studio facebook group so I can answer any questions and give feedback as you trek along the path of your branding journey.

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MailChimp Announces Free Marketing Automation for Everyone

The gift of marketing automation is no longer limited to paid accounts on MailChimp.

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Cold Hard Truth 5&6: Invest Wisely + Forget About The Money

Here’s the Cold Hard Truth preview of truths number 5 & 6 on investing wisely and forgetting about the money. Watch the full Cold Hard Truth presentation on http://bit.ly/GabrielPRTV

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What United Airlines Should Have Done And What They Need To Do Next

By now this subject has reached all levels of sensitivity as more and more facts have rolled out about laws broken and who is to blame and how much was lost in terms of financial and reputational capital. I had to wait to learn more before writing this post but let me recap for those who haven’t been in the loop. In sum, United Airlines overbooked their flight and when they didn’t get enough volunteers to give up their seat, one man, a Dr. David Dao was asked to give up his seat, Dr. Dao refused, he was beaten by …

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In The News: United Airlines, Celebrity Break Ups, The American’s Are Coming & Farewell Charlie Murphy

My very first news roundup includes my two cents on the United Airlines fiasco, recent celebrity break ups, American business coming to Canada and a farewell to ‘brother darkness’, our beloved Charlie Murphy. Don’t forget to respond with your thoughts on the topics in the comments below.

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Cold Hard Truth 4 of 8: Do Your Research

Sorry so sideways…apparently what worked last week, didn’t carry over this week, but you could always just listen without watching. Either way, here’s the Cold Hard Truth preview of truth number 4 of 8 on doing  your research. Watch the full Cold Hard Truth presentation on bit.ly/CafeGabrielTV

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Cold Hard Truth 3 of 8: Get Help

Here’s the Cold Hard Truth preview of truth number 3 of 8 on getting help. Watch the full Cold Hard Truth presentation on bit.ly/CafeGabrielTV  

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Naming Your Business

Believe it or not, I get quite a few clients who ask me about what to name their business. While there is no silver bullet solution, it is quite easy to determine a name based on who your target audience is, by understanding how similar businesses in your industry have named their business, as well as including your own personal preference. This video shares a little bit of some things you can do to figure out the best name for your business.

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Cold Hard Truth 2 of 8: Start With Why

Here’s the Cold Hard Truth preview of truth number 2 of 8 on starting with why. Watch the full Cold Hard Truth presentation on bit.ly/CafeGabrielTV  

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