In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Dr. James Richardson. James is the founder of Premium Growth Solutions, a strategic planning consultancy for early-stage consumer packaged goods brands. As a professionally trained cultural anthropologist turned business strategist, he has helped nearly 100 CPG brands with their strategic planning. He is the author of Ramping Your Brand: How to Ride the Killer CPG Growth Curve. He also hosts his podcast – Startup Confidential and routinely appears in trade magazines serving the CPG industry.