digital metrics and performance


In today’s ecommerce landscape, the concept of the “digital shelf” has become increasingly crucial for businesses looking to enhance their marketing strategies and achieve their overarching business objectives.

So, what exactly is the digital shelf? Put simply, it refers to the online presence of a brand’s product across various online platforms and websites. It encompasses everything from product descriptions, images, videos, social media campaigns, search engines, pricing tactics, marketplaces, and customer reviews to ensure a compelling product experience.

Let’s delve into how the digital shelf supports marketing strategies and business objectives:

  1. Enhanced Visibility and Discoverability: A well-optimized digital shelf increases a product’s visibility, making it easier for potential customers to discover and engage with it. This, in turn, supports marketing efforts by expanding the reach of products to a wider audience.


  1. Brand Consistency and Credibility: Maintaining a cohesive and accurate digital shelf across different platforms reinforces brand consistency and credibility. It ensures that customers encounter a unified brand image, which is vital for establishing trust and loyalty.


  1. Competitive Advantage: An effectively managed digital shelf can give your business a competitive edge. By strategically positioning products with inspiring content and visuals, companies can differentiate themselves in crowded marketplaces and capture consumer attention.

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innovate workshop think plan act


[Day One]

Refresh the Core Competencies and the Value Proposition

  • distinguish your brand from the competition
  • consider messaging that resonates in the digital ecosystem

Blend your Mission and Vision into a story

  • share socially, on your website, in a video and organically

Assess new and future Macro Conditions – PESTEL

  • Political
  • Economical
  • Social
  • Technological
  • Environmental
  • Legal

Evaluate Supply Chain

  • sourcing goods and services
  • suppliers and procurement
  • production and processes
  • sales and fulfillment
  • inventory management
  • customer satisfaction

Redesign Production for Agility, Ideation and Innovation

  • introduce new ways of thinking and leading for stakeholders
  • recognize that changing mindsets and processes takes time
  • set goals with incremental advancements

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digital landscape


The buzz is everywhere. Broadly described as “digital transformation”, companies of all sizes are contending with the need to shift their model and way of doing business. 

The concept itself is dynamic, with complex features such as cognitive technologies, distributive data, cloud services, rapid iterations & experiments, workflow logic, business intelligence and a stack of software solutions.

For many, this pivot appears daunting, lengthy, expensive and uncertain.

My suggestion is to take a micro-to-macro approach. This begins with incremental steps towards an agile culture.  Once agility is achieved, there will be far greater confidence and competency to facilitate the transformative process.

Continue reading “10 Steps to Accelerate Agility”

There has been a sea change to life as we know it.  We’re pierced with a catastrophe consciousness that permeates every element of emotion. Stabilization feels vastly far off.  Truth is, bringing our axis back in balance will take time.  For that reason, we must now remind ourselves… What am I here to do?  What matters to me? If I am to lead, what does that look like in this crisis?

There is no such thing as easy success, simple fortune nor sure-fire leadership.  All require a constant effort, reaching deep inside to find the mental and moral fortitude to persevere, be resilient, demonstrate grace, express gratitude, overcome fear and pursue your passion despite difficulties, obstacles or naysayers.

Withstand the sense of danger… and be vulnerable. Walk and live your purpose with authenticity. Don’t settle for the trail already blazed – make your path, even if it takes you to unlikely places. Always keep growing and know that every failure is both an opportunity and an ambit of learning. 

Like clay, we have the ability to shape life at every turn. There is no formula for success, only a foundation of principles, requiring determination, fervent pursuit, discipline, a fierce faith in your ambition and the humility to own the mistakes and missteps that come along the way.

Your ability to thrive will require tremendous practice, patience, endurance and pure courage. Build slowly, master your talent, stitch your story, and don’t ever stop being hungry to achieve your own excellence.