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Industry Smarts

August 27, 2020

Human Motivations: Toolkit for Brands

Find new ways for your brand to understand human motivations and add value and meaning to people’s lives with our Motivation 101 Toolkit. At-home starter kit with 4 exercises will enable you and your team to explore, understand, imagine and plan ways to accelerate the growth of your brand.

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Cultural Insights

June 18, 2020

The Pursuit of Progress During the Big Pause

During Covid-19, our desire for progress is stronger than ever, yet there’s no clear destination in sight. As the days blur together, people are engaging in new at-home entertainment behaviors to feel a sense of purpose and avoid losing this time. The Sound set off to explore these new behaviors and understand which habits will last.

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Industry Smarts

May 29, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic: Cat

Life has been hugely disrupted during COVID-19, but what has the impact been on the lives of our feline friends? We've explored 10 tensions for Cat Pet Parents (and Dogs, too) during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities they present for brands.

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Industry Smarts

May 29, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic: Dog

Our lives have been hugely disrupted throughout COVID-19, but what impact has it had on the lives of our canine companions? We've explored 10 tensions for Dog Pet Parents (and Cats, too) during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities they present for brands.

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Industry Smarts

May 28, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic

Our lives have been hugely disrupted over the past few months, but what impact has COVID-19 had on the lives of our pets? We've explored 10 tensions for both Cat and Dog Pet Parents during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities the present for brands.

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Home

May 27, 2020

Sustaining the Boom in Home Entertainment

COVID-19 hasn’t changed our desires, but it has changed how we solve them. And today, in-home entertainment is witnessing a boom. But what happens when the cage door swings open? The Sound is diving deep to uncover what new twists on entertainment are hereto stay, and what’s just a temporary fix.

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Empathy

April 10, 2020

Empathy: a Decade in Review

Empathy is as hot a topic as the economy these days, so we decided to reflect on how brands have been dialing it up to make deeper connection with people.

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2020 super bowl commercials that boost brand equity engagement and identity through empathy
Empathy

February 4, 2020

Empathy with a Side of Wings

We love the SuperBowl and ads almost as much as we love the snacks. So, our team spent Sunday night pounding queso and wings, while taking notes on how brands showed up with empathy this year.

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