Posts Tagged ‘corporate history’

“The Brady Bunch” or Profiting From Corporate History

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Here’s the story of another man named Brady.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed on its web site yesterday that Vince Vaughn will be Executive Producer of a situation comedy based on The Brady Bunch. The sitcom will feature Bobby Brady as a once-divorced father married to a divorced woman with children. Bobby and his new wife will also have a child together.


Corporate History Done The Disney Way

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Happy anniversary, Disneyland!

Disneyland debuted on July 18, 1955 when its gates opened to the public for the first time.


Corporate History and Executive Speeches

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Often, an industry event honoring a veteran executive will be a chance to see and be seen. Men sport their black tie formal wear and women wear evening gowns, cocktail dresses, or fashionable pantsuits. The air is laced with industry gossip, personal and professional. Maybe a deal is hatched over drinks at the bar.


Do Your Employees Know Your Corporate History?

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

One of my biggest thrills was working as a consultant on an exhibit honoring Leonard Goldenson, the Founder of ABC, at the Museum of TV & Radio, now Paley Center for Media.

As a television history buff that grew up watching ABC in the 1970s, I was in my element researching ABC’s corporate history.


Building A Corporate History Library

Friday, July 6th, 2012

A corporate history is only as good as the resources that inform it. A corporate history library, in turn, is only as good as the books that populate it.

A corporate historian may want to consider the triad approach, consisting of primary books, secondary books, and tertiary books.