February 27, 2018
Kelly chats with Cameron Mitchell, President & Founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. They discuss Cameron’s business culture of “the answer is yes, what’s the question” service and how belonging plays a vital role in creating unique dining experiences.
December 20, 2017
Michael Glimcher, CEO, Starwood Retail Partners and Kelly chat about the current mall landscape this holiday season. Michael shares insights about how collective experiences, community and technology can be a bright future for the industry.
October 30, 2017
Kelly welcomes to the show Adrienne Lazarus, most recently the CEO of the Frye Company and a 27-year retail executive. The two discuss cultivating belonging, the future of retail and the idea of “digital marketplaces.”
September 22, 2017
Kelly talks with Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, about how her brand is cultivating community one scoop at a time. They also discuss Jeni’s commitment to equality and how she’s transforming the ice cream experience.
July 26, 2017
Kelly talks with Ben Steele, CCO of REI, about how belongingness is a key driver for a co-op’s brand strategy. They also discuss the success of #OptOutside, REI’s unique storytelling strategy, and their community-based approach to REI retail centers.
July 6, 2017
Kelly talks to Movember Co-Founder Justin (JC) Coghlan at Cannes. The two discuss the challenge of getting men to discuss health issues and how the rule-breaking success of The Movember Foundation is fostering a belonging community.
June 27, 2017
While at Cannes, Kelly sits down with Nestle's global head of digital & social media, Pete Blackshaw. The duo discuss this year’s festival, the brand's commitment to technology, social networking and more.
June 22, 2017
Kelly sits down with former Global Marketing Officer of P&G Jim Stengel at Cannes Lions. The two discuss universal human values, the next generation of “people-empowered giving” and Jim’s new book Unleashing the Innovators.
June 15, 2017
Kelly talks with Christie Moorman, SVP of IPSOS SMX to discuss a new global study from IBM iX and IPSOS. The study researches consumers’ evolving expectations of brands to learn if and how brands and belonging intersect.
May 2, 2017
Kelly sits down with Kim Bartley, CMO, White Castle, to talk about building a community of Craver love at America’s first fast food hamburger chain. The two discuss White Castle’s family-owned heritage, employee culture and top-down customer engagement.