Mike Stopforth: Social Schizophrenia

Reading Time: < 1 minute It doesn’t matter the shade of lipstick on the pig – nobody wants to kiss it. The same goes for companies with a stellar social facade backed by the same bureaucratic nightmare that is the customer service department of many a massive corporation. Some brands (Taco Bell and Skittles spring to mind) seem to have the […]

Channel Bias, Or Why “Digital Marketing” Is A Farce by Mike Stopforth

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mike Stopforth is our speaker this month at CreativeMornings Johannesburg. There is no shortage of jargon in marketing, advertising and branding. In fact, business communication is peppered with terms that have such divergent definitions that they’ve become all but meaningless. In any given client meeting, or on any given brief, words and phrases like “digital”, […]

The launch of CreativeMornings Johannesburg

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nicework is happy to announce that we are launching our first CreativeMornings Johannesburg talk. Mike Stopforth will be talking about “Cookie Madness and the Channel Bias: Exploring how complexity is getting in the way of brilliant creative communication” on Friday the 27th from 8:00am (yes – it is in the morning). The talk will take place […]

A new CreativeMornings Website

Reading Time: 2 minutes With nearly sixty chapters and a list of international speaker talent, including Milton Glaser, Seth Godin, Paddy Harrington, Thomas Schildhauer, Jessica Hische, Erik Spiekermann, and Sir John Hegarty, CreativeMornings is set to launch a brand new CreativeMornings.com, the online home for the popular morning event series. CreativeMornings (CM) is a free, breakfast lecture series for […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg – Mike Stopforth

Reading Time: < 1 minute   We are pleased to announce our first speaker Mike Stopforth. Mike is the founder and CEO of Cerebra, an integrated strategic communication agency that builds, engages and activates communities around brands. Cerebra’s client list includes Vodacom, Nedbank, Toyota, Lexus, Hollard, Autopage, Intel and more. In 2009 Mike was named one of South Africa’s “300 Young South Africans […]

CreativeMornings Comes to Johannesburg

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are beyond excited to announce that the much loved CreativeMornings breakfast talk series is coming to Johannesburg (finally) – and, even more exciting – we’re hosting! The theme of the next talk is “Connect”, and that’s all the info you get for now. Watch this space for detail – or, even better, subscribe to […]