Articles by Raymond Morin

Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
February 27, 2017

Trust Barometer 2017: The Ultimate Alarm for Organizations

Edelman Trust Barometer

On January 15, 2017, the public relations firm Edelman presented its annual trust report. The findings were then published by PR Newswire with a rather explosive title: 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer Reveals Global Implosion of Trust. The subtitle is perhaps even more sobering: “CEO Credibility at Lowest Level Ever” (PRNewswire). Edelman surveyed more than 33,000


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
February 2, 2017

Generation C: The ¨Tsunami¨ of Independent Entrepreneurship

Independent entrepreneurship

Today, there is a real boom in entrepreneurship. Co-working spaces are emerging all over the world.. The American giant, We Work already count 75 offices facilities around the world, and will soon open offices in Montreal. Co-working spaces are actually only one of quite a number of new services aimed directly at entrepreneurs, freelancers and


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
December 1, 2016

Gen C: 12 Connected Consumer Trends for 2017-18

Generation C: The Connected Consumer

Part one of this article, Generation C: The Growing Influence Of Connected Consumers, was more of a retrospective look at the evolution of the Connected Consumer. This article predicts the trends you can expect to see unfold in the next one to two years The 12 Connected Consumer trends to watch in 2017-2018 Since I


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
November 17, 2016

Generation C: The Growing Influence Of Connected Consumers

This is part one of a two part series. This part recaps the the growing influence of Generation C – the Connected Consumers. Part two will look to future trends…. The Demographic Impact of Generations in Recent Years In recent years, the impact of connected consumers manifested itself more than ever through social networks. In


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
July 7, 2016

Why Millennials Should Be Mentored, Not Managed

With the influx of new digital generations (Y and Z) in the labor market, boomers and those of Generation X who are in command positions must completely rethink their management approach and instead adopt the attitude of a coach or mentor. These who many call the millennials, want to be involved and be part of


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
May 12, 2016

Generation C: The Disappearing Digital Divide

Seniors Finally Take the Social Network Train Recently, I came across an article in the New York Times which confirmed what I already observed for some time in my surroundings. In the era of Web and social media, the clash of generations becomes a myth. The digital divide that separated the new generations from the


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
March 29, 2016

The Many Faces of The Digital Generation

Fragmentation Of The New Digital Generation In an article published in this column last August, I raised the idea that to understand the new digital generation, you have to observe the major social transformations spurred by new digital technologies, every four years, rather than the previously considered 16 year cycles. And in the era of


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
February 16, 2016

Generation C: The 12 Online Consumer Trends in 2016

The New Year promises to be one where the Generation C will have a decisive impact on social and digital transformation of organizations. In 2015, there were several trends for connected consumers. We have already seen their immense influence on society. Several of the previously predicted consumer trends have already been seen, and still more


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
January 26, 2016

10 Steps To Becoming an Influencer in Your Sector

In recent years, influencer marketing in social media has evolved very quickly, and has become an increasingly common practice among marketers. Companies and organizations active on the web and social media have integrated this still relatively new marketing approach to reach their customers. Today, if the confidence level towards non-governmental organizations and businesses rises slightly


Profile photo of Raymond Morin
Raymond Morin
January 13, 2016

Uberisation and the New Economy

First there was GAFA, Now there is NATU Over the last two years, we saw the four giants of the Web and social media (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) literally take control of the new economy. The weight of GAFA is now determinant on Wall Street, and their market capitalization exceeds those of major brands


Next Page »