It has been really nice to get back out in the public and see and hear things firsthand from our research respondents. Really nice, but oh so different.
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Just the thought of tearing into a thick, meaty research project is enough to make me salivate. What do I mean by a meaty project? Well, it typically involves one or more of the following:
Ten years ago this week, I was hired into an industry I knew nothing about and started a career that changed my life.
“Are you making chicken for dinner?” My husband’s question sounded straight forward and benign, but I knew what he was really asking.
I love playing offense, both on the soccer field and in sales. But as much as I enjoy making the big plays, I know it would be game over without my team.
No two IDIs are the same, but there is one constant truth. You have to be ready for anything. And I do mean anything!
The best market researchers speak four languages: 1) Business, 2) Consumer, 3) Marketing Scientist, and 4) Story. We translate constantly, and often speak two or more languages at the same time.
The custom-made Brooks Brothers suits that were big enough to swim in? The Allen Edmonds wingtips that swallowed my feet? An entire wardrobe that I hid behind for years? GONE!! All of it. Every...
There are no two ways around it – securing sensitive data is a beast of a legal requirement for anyone conducting market research.
If you know me, then you know I will always say ‘yes’ to coffee (and the answer to ‘cream or sugar’ is always ‘never’!). But caffeine intake habits aside, ‘coffee’ is synonymous with talking.