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David Brier
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Mad Man fans: The REAL business lessons this hit show teaches every brand
While Mad Men is keeping fans on the edge of their seats, no character has seen a change as dramatic as Peggy Olson played by the remarkable Elizabeth Moss.
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How an INC 5000 company transformed how prospects perceived them (as well how their own internal staff perceived the company as a whole)
What is branding? How does an INC 5000 company shed an outdated brand image and successfully navigate a rebrand? The latest rebrand by David Brier.
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We should probably do this more often...
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Daymond John and I have an interesting dialog on startups and how they can stand up against the Goliaths of the world....
I can still remember when I was a mere lad of around 5 or 6 trying to get the better of my much larger, older brothers in essentially anything. From sports to games of cards and on and on I tried my best but rarely could I best them. Of [...]
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The battle begins...
* Per one report, during the Startup Awards, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) shared the statistic of approximately 80,000 business startups failing annually. The Currency of Branding “Is
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"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
                       - Mark Twain

Happy April Fool's Day...
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Great interview with Daymond John
Shark Tank investor Daymond John is interviewed by brand specialist David Brier answering "Why I do what I do" to help overcome barriers & America's economy
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Chief Gravity Defyer at DBD International for Branding, Design, Brand Strategy, Package Design
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Branding, Brand Identity, Logo Design, Rebranding Specialist, Package Design, Speaking, Fast Company blogger, Slideshare Half-a-Million Views Club Member
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  • DBD International
    Chief Gravity Defyer at DBD International for Branding, Design, Brand Strategy, present
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Menomonie, WI
Previously
Brooklyn - Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, New Jersey
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715-235-9040
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406 Technology Drive WestMenomonie, WI 54751
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http://www.risingabovethenoise.com Award-winning brand identity specialist. Author. Fast Company blogger. Husband. Father. Friend of anything fun.
Introduction
Daymond John of Shark Tank states, "David Brier is brilliant with branding."

Friend to entrepreneurs, hired hand to CEOs that need to bury mediocrity, fanatic over fine espresso and outstanding handmade chocolate indulgences.

Over 600,000 people worldwide have viewed David's award-winning Slideshare presentations.

It only gets better from there.

Have a dream? Let's talk.
Want to leave your mark on the world? Let's tackle it together.

Amazing design. Brand identity specialist, award brand strategist and package design.
Inspiring presentations. "What's Killing Your Brand?" and other brand-related presentations covering logo design, package design and brand strategy.
Visit our YouTube Channel for our off-the-wall videos on branding. Our YouTube Channel
Steve Jobs and Donald Trump each have this book. Get your copy of the bible of brand elevation.
http://davidbrier.prosite.com New Behance portfolio site.
Follow me on twitter.
Fuel your mind with my Fast Company blog. As an expert Fast Company blogger, David's comments and/or posts have been featured on Yahoo Finance, The Atlantic, Work Awesome, and numerous blogs worldwide.
Enjoy my latest news and views on Business Week's blog.
See what over 3,000 professionals have viewed.

"Cookie cutters are for baking, not banding."

I love what I do: helping clients develop an brand image that rises miles above the competition, and then some. This is done using the tools of design, language, color and brand strategy.

Here is the "unauthorized biography":

Born in Brooklyn, New York, David Brier is the president and creative director of DBD International, Ltd.

David Brier has received—during the course of nearly three decades—over 300 industry awards for the brands and design solutions he has helped create. Projects include brand identity, package design, and brand launch campaigns for national and international companies as well as regional and local companies.

As an alumni of the renowned School of Visual Arts in New York City, his work, and the work of DBD International, can be seen in retail, non-profit and business-to-business applications helping those organizations outshine and out-elevate their competition.

Among DBD's client list are Big Dot of Happiness, Estée Lauder, New York City Ballet, Botanical Bakery, Feldman Mall Properties, cellist Eugene Friesen, Jim Henson Associates, Loehmann's, Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, National Cooperative Grocers Association, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Revlon, Rolling Stone magazine, Tower Realty Trust and Wells Fargo among others.

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Moved from my native NYC for love and still love my wife after all these years.
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While Mad Men is keeping fans on the edge of their seats, no character has seen a change as dramatic as Peggy Olson played by the remarkable

The Lesson in Economics That 80,000 Businesses Never Learned
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How to Rebrand: How an INC 5000 Tech Company Did It Right
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What is branding? How does an INC 5000 company shed an outdated brand image and successfully navigate a rebrand? The latest rebrand by David

Exclusive with the Shark Daymond John: "Why I Do What I Do"
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Shark Tank investor Daymond John is interviewed by brand specialist David Brier answering "Why I do what I do" to help overcome barriers & A

6 Ways Branding is Like Teenage Sex (a Slideshgare Exclusive)
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New Slideshare exclusive, Why is branding so much like Teenage Sex? has just been uploaded by award-winning designer & Fast Company contribu

3 Details Every Brand Must Apply to (Finally) Get Noticed
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Brands need to get attention. Finding you, have you made it worth their while to have found you and your brand? Fast Company blogger David B

Dear Copyblogger, This One's for You
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Copyblogger is considered by many the "bible of blogging." And today, I saw something that made stop to write this post.

The Power of Words, Part 10 (After This Video, You'll Never See Words Th...
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(YouTube Video) Words are for storytelling. For bringing ideas to life. This helps words tell their own stories by Fast Company contributor

The Power of Words: Part 9 (When Size Does Matter)
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Words. Used well, they rock. Used poorly, they can kill your brand. Think of it as grammatical suicide. Plus, it may alienate an entire audi

Super Bowl Ads: Is This the Best One-liner of the Game?
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The Super Bowl was incredible, but who won in the other game? The ad game? Did an underdog do the impossible? Here is the one-liner that nai

Cracking The Code On Brands We Love (Infographic)
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Consumers love certain brands and unquestionably hate others. What is the difference between these and is it something we can control?

The Lesson in Economics That 80,000 Businesses Never Learned*
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2014's prediction success and what trends businesses need to follow are rampant. Fast Company blogger David Brier explores the role of the C

The Call You Have to Hear to Believe [video] - BRAND IDENTITY, REBRANDIN...
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We love Sam Cornwell. He’s our buddy from across the pond and has a wacked-out sense of timing, humor and style. He makes us laugh. He’s the

I Know I’ve Felt Like This as a Consumer and Hated It. (So Did Captain K...
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Captain Kirk dealt with it. So did Spock and Scottie. Yet it's something no consumer should encounter when brands boldly going where no bran

In 2 Minutes, 33 Seconds, This Video Reveals What No Design Firm Will
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Honestly, clients deserve better. Too many good companies waste money or fail. In less than 3 minutes, this video shows you why and how to f

2014 Marketing Predictions With A Twist
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It's that time of year again boys and girls when marketers and advertisers across the land gaze into the future to try and see what lies ahe

My YouTube 2013 Rewind: From Innovation to Becoming a Grandpa
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YouTube's annual Rewind is making its 2013 showing. In honor of Psy, Miley Cyrus and others, this collection of videos has been compiled in

What's Killing Your Brand This Holiday Season? Live Q&A, Dec 4th
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A free holiday live Q&A with Fast Company expert blogger David Brier. New YouTube video explains (in ridiculous terms) this special branding

Tourism Branding - BRAND IDENTITY, REBRANDING AND PACKAGE DESIGN
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The Power of Words, Part 8 (Taking Them for Granted)
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The 8th part in this series on the power of words. Whether to brand something or to make an idea more powerful, it's the one tool you cannot