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Case Study: Lynda.com

SERVICES

Business and Brand Strategy
Brand Story
Vision & Values Workshop

"We First was the perfect partner with whom to conduct a wide-scale project to revamp, refine and socialize Lynda.com’s purpose, vision and values project. We First contributed an effective framework for our team to brainstorm, vet and identify key messages, pushing us to always identify our highest purpose first. Simon and his team share their gift for understanding how to enroll customers, employees and investors in the greater good that corporations have the opportunity and social responsibility to provide."

Lynda Weinman
Co-Founder and Executive Chair
Lynda.com

Brief:

Lynda.com was experiencing rapid growth and wanted a brand story that would capture its differentiating purpose more effectively in the midst of a growing number of online education competitors.

Challenge:

Lynda.com had to communicate its purpose at a time when it had aggressive growth plans and complicated internal cultural challenges.

Solution:

Building on a brand story workshop, We First defined Lynda.com’s brand story, values, key attributes and the cultural conversation it should lead to dominate the category.

Impact:

Lynda.com’s leadership was recognized and rewarded through its acquisition by LinkedIn.