The Voice of the Underdog®
Most of us tend to assign all sorts of unflattering qualities to the generations that come behind ours. They don’t work as hard, don’t appreciate what they have, whine too much, and are generally making a mess of things. Having been born late in 1964, I’m poised precariously on the thin line dividing Boomers and Generation X. I feel them both. And as a kid from Detroit growing up in the 70s and 80s, I bore sad witness to the slow, steady demise of this country’s great auto industry. It seemed to me, at the time, that Generation X was blithely abandoning the very industry that built this great country. I was shocked when I moved to Texas in 1983 and was hit with the reality that not everybody drove a domestic vehicle. In the years since then foreign automakers have made breathtaking progress at the expense of our struggling American car companies. The coup de grace for me was the day my father—a fifth generation Detroiter—traded in his Cadillac for a Toyota. It seemed he, too, had finally bought into the mystique so well crafted by the venerable Japanese brand over the years. And this despite the very real strides in quality and performance that, according to industry pundits, put the domestic car companies on par with the finest in the world—financial issues notwithstanding.
We challenge underdog brands to think differently. We help them find their voice, and urge them to blaze new trails to make sure they stand out from the pack. Whether you need an agency of record or support on a project, we are here to help you win.