Our weekly newsletter provides a brief snapshot of issues we have been working on internally, research topics we have been pursuing, or interesting articles or media that have come across our desk and impacted our thinking.
September 11, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: People Like Us Do Things Like This, Part 2

Here is something that caught our eye this week: People Like Us Do Things Like This, Part 2 What it means to be a Chenmark company As we mentioned two weeks ago, we recently had the pleasure of listening to Seth Godin speak at a […]
September 11, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: People Like Us Do Things Like This, Part 1

Here is something that caught our eye this week: People Like Us Do Things Like This, Part 1 What it means to be a Chenmark company A few months ago we had the pleasure of listening to Seth Godin speak at a food industry trade […]
September 11, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: #HW(ct)PO

Here is something that caught our eye this week: #HW(ct)PO Hard Work (continues to) Pay Off As Crossfit fans among our readership know, last week was the annual Crossfit Games, where qualifiers from around the world converge upon Madison, Wisconsin to compete in a multi-day fitness competition designed to […]
August 2, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Systems Dieting

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Systems Dieting “There is nothing that stays without effort” This week we participated in a multi-day professional development session along with many of our team members.  Having gone through our fair share of leadership books, podcasts, […]
July 26, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Wade Saves the Day

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Wade Saves the Day The customer experience is defined on the front line  We recently enjoyed this video of a WestJet flight attendant making the mundane task of delivering flight safety instructions during take-off into a […]
July 12, 2019

Weekly Thoughts: Chenheads

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Chenheads Turning obscure markets into scalable businesses Back in 2015, we wrote a piece about the sneaker market.  As a reminder, some of us think of shoes just as… well, shoes, while others get pretty passionate […]