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Finding the Fit (wsg Kevin Browett) – EP 126

Finding the Fit | Kevin Browett, CEO of the Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders, joins host Gregg Garrett to discuss his career journey from being a pharmacist to controlling over an $18 billion business at the largest retailer in the world, to a multi-time entrepreneur and scale-up leader, to CEO. Of course, Kevin speaks about […]

A Diamond in the Rough (EP 21)

Jacques Panis, the accomplished global brand builder, joins Gregg Garrett in this week’s episode of You, Me, and Your Top Three. Jacques transformed the Shinola brand from a defunct shoe polish brand brand into a globally recognized leader in the fashion and accessories industry. Jacques talks about the ups and downs of becoming an overnight […]

Can Connected Be The Strategy

Over the last few months we have been researching, analyzing, and most recently advising clients on how the connected era is driving strategic shifts in many industries.  As we continue to refine our analysis, we have started to make parts of it public. First, directed to the automotive industry,  we conducted a Webinar with Automotive […]

Every Surface is a Screen in our Connected Life

A few weeks ago, while passing through the airport on my last trip of 2012 , I passed by a Brookstone store.  I was  enticed in by all of the gadgets.   It didn’t disappoint.   A bunch of items that I didn’t really need, but called out to me, were abundant .  Typically I take it all in and exit empty handed, but not this time.  This time I was sucked […]

Social Media is Just the First Step

Earlier this year we agreed to write a standing column in Connected World Magazine dedicated to exploring how the emerging connected world is beginning to demand the attention of the C-level executives in established companies. For any of you that have been following our posts here, you know we are convinced that we are the […]

Relaunching CGSAdvisors.com …and the firm

Ex cineribus resurgam!    Ok, perhaps that is a little overstated as I don’t think I ever felt as I was in the ashes, but I am feeling like I am rising! None the less, we are relaunching CGS to assist corporations, institutions, and other complex organizations innovate and grow.  After 6 years serving as “SVP of Business […]