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Brian Solis Shares His Views on Customer Service in the Digital Age on Accenture’s new podcast “Marketing Disrupted” with special host Amber Mac

Brian Solis Shares His Views on Customer Service in the Digital Age on Accenture’s new podcast “Marketing Disrupted” with special host Amber Mac

Solis was a recent guest on “Marketing Disrupted,” a new Accenture podcast hosted by Amber Mac with Brent Chaters. The series explores the evolving demands for CMOs and their organizations to thrive in the age of digital disruption. Solis was featured on an episode called “What Does It All Mean?” that also included guests Guy Kawasaki and Jeffrey Hayzlett. Solis spoke about what he had learned from his own personal transformation as chronicled in Lifescale regarding the deeper, darker impacts…

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

  Solis is quoted talking about Lifescale in an episode of Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion podcast introducing Brooke Sellas as his new co-host. Schaefer introduces the concept of Lifescale and mentions that he ran into Solis at SXSW 2019. He then plays a recording of Solis talking about the book. Solis says, “What we all share in common is that we are always online, trying to keep up with what we need to produce, what we want to share and…

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Solis is quoted in a blurb at the end of a news summary for June 12, 2019 on the Loyalty 360 Reads page of Loyalty 360, the association for customer loyalty. In a brief section titled “Your Phone, Distraction and Creativity,” there is mention of a new article in Harvard Business Review that highlights an interesting new challenge the business community faces today. The piece reads: “Phones are distracting millennials and Gen Z-ers (that shouldn’t be a surprise), which is…

Brian Solis Discusses the Problem of Digital Distraction and Need for A New Perspective on Digital Transformation on Workplaces Site

Brian Solis Discusses the Problem of Digital Distraction and Need for A New Perspective on Digital Transformation on Workplaces Site

Solis is prominently featured in an article by Jason Schwab on the Workspaces Event site called “Designing Workplaces in the Age of Digital Distraction. Solis is heavily quoted in the first half of the piece before the perspective shifts to the ways wellness company Headspace is adapting its workplace to minimize distractions and boost productivity. Introduced as “analyst, author and futurist” who believes there’s a dark side to the digital revolution, Solis says, “It’s killing us silently. Every time you…

Ask Me Anything: A Very Personal Reddit AMA to Celebrate the Release of Lifescale [Full Transcript]

Ask Me Anything: A Very Personal Reddit AMA to Celebrate the Release of Lifescale [Full Transcript]

It’s been years since I last hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. With the release of Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life, it was time to change that. On May 2nd 2019, I took to Reddit once again for the first in a two-part series.  The first part is here if you’d like to ask your question on the official AMA page. I also included the conversation as of May 5th to share…

PwC’s Digital Pulse Sits Down With Brian Solis To Discuss Our Hyperconnected Lives

PwC’s Digital Pulse Sits Down With Brian Solis To Discuss Our Hyperconnected Lives

PwC partner Monty Hamilton caught up with Brian a few days after his keynote at SXSW Interactive to discuss the topic of digital distractions. In one snippet from the interview, Brian explains, “I did research where I interviewed women from 61 to six and the entire preface of the research was to understand the impact of Instagram, Snapchat, all of the apps on their image of self beauty, self-esteem. It turns out that it’s just unbelievable that people are trying…

Small Business Trends Interviews Brian Solis: We’re Making Life Changing Decisions Based on Our Digital Personas And Don’t Even Know It

Small Business Trends Interviews Brian Solis: We’re Making Life Changing Decisions Based on Our Digital Personas And Don’t Even Know It

4/26/19 – In an in-depth interview with Brent Leary of Small Business Trends, Solis discusses his new book Lifescale and the personal reasons that led him to write it. With regard to the cumulative effects of digital distractions over time, Solis says, “it’s not just your body and your brain. It also changes your center of reference. It changes your presence, it changes your relationships, it changes your friendships. We get so busy and so distracted that we don’t even…

MyCustomer.com podcast with Brian Solis: How to deliver CX in the age of digital distraction

MyCustomer.com podcast with Brian Solis: How to deliver CX in the age of digital distraction

Chris Ward, editor of MyCustomer.com, the leading destination for guidance on engaging and serving customers across their entire journey, talks to Brian Solis about: – The negative effect digital distractions are having on society – The role businesses play in creating experiences that are designed to distract – Some of the positive changes both business and human beings can put in place to avoid the curse of digital distraction. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.mycustomer.com/content/brian-solis-how-to-deliver-cx-in-the-age-of-digital-distraction  

Soshace online platform names BrianSolis.com to Best Blogs for Entrepreneurs

Soshace online platform names BrianSolis.com to Best Blogs for Entrepreneurs

April 18, 2019 – Soshace, an online platform that connects IT professionals and companies, has named BrianSolis.com among the top seven blogs for entrepreneurs alongside other respected bloggers Seth Godin, Neil Patel, Shane Parrish, and Dr. Jeff Cornwall. Marina Vorontsova of Soshace writes, “(Brian has) helped many brands and celebrities (among them are Oprah and Ashton Kutcher) achieve their goals, transform their lives, and aim for innovation, rather than complacency.” She continues by discussing Brian’s latest book, LifeScale, which focuses…

Brian Solis Discusses Key Concepts from “Lifescale” in Wray Ward Article On Emotion in Marketing

Brian Solis Discusses Key Concepts from “Lifescale” in Wray Ward Article On Emotion in Marketing

Three illuminating quotes from Solis, including several that reference concepts on his “Lifescale” book are used by John Mader, Wray Ward VP, Director of Connections in his article on the Wray Ward site titled, “Emotion in Marketing: Five Thoughts.” Under the fifth subhead “You can take a good thing too far,” Mader writes, “Digital anthropologist and futurist Brian Solis says app developers are manipulating our emotions to keep us on our devices, disconnected from reality, distracted and, ultimately, from doing…

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