Emily Vernon

Demystifying creative topic for better conversations

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The Power of New Metaphors

Your life is one long metaphor sprinkled with more mini metaphors. There’s no escape. Whether describing how you ‘ran errands’, climb ‘the corporate ladder’, learn to ‘play by ear’ or...

Priorities to Survive the First Months of a New Job

Your first days on the job are as confusing as ordering at Starbucks for the first time. The continual how’s, who’s and what’s trip up your concentration and confidence while...

The Sneaker Industry Miss and Don't Miss List

Over six months ago I left the sneaker industry to delve into experiential interior design within retail and hospitably. My break from the sneaker world put it into perspective. Though...

Is There Life After Leaving a Large Brand?

YES. Everyone’s path differs in terms of career development. Some start off at large brands as I did, knowing early in their job lives the extent that companies go to...

Your Leadership Training Starts Now

Since our childhood, we regularly assess leadership. Sure, now a boss determines your daily tasks instead of your mom, but both sway your concept of leading. Many of us will...

Aligning Your Vision with a Brand's

The most unspoken dilemma when working for a brand is rearranging your own vision. Before joining a company, you have an existing relationship with the brand. Much like getting acquainted...

What it Means to Work for a Brand

Pledging your time and talents to a brand influences your identity. It’s a joint undertaking as both you and the brand believe in the suitable match. The points of compatibility...

The Never-Ending Story of Defining Success

Success is as unoriginal as other buzzwords of our time. Like passion, motivation or drive, success only carries meaning when put into context. Your context, my context, her context, his...

Recognising and Repairing Tribalism in Companies

Company structures mimic society. Both promote greater visions, while humming along to today’s theories on leading and unifying individuals. Within companies we work in smaller teams that many of us...

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