We only work with clients who are as passionate and action-oriented as we are, we make modern marketing mindful, and cultivate customer-centric thinking and self-reflection.
Mindful marketing is a practice whose time has come: our annual CMO Innovation Trends study reveals that the main obstacle to innovation is too much focus on tactics and firefighting. And this complaint has persisted for five consecutive years.
That’s why I recently sat down with Phil Gerbyshak from the Conversations with Phil podcast (33 minutes) to discuss mindful marketing principles that enable leaders to reflect and focus. Many strategies come directly from my latest book, The Mindful Marketer….
Today, we witness greater forces of nature than I have ever witnessed firsthand: Hurricane Harvey in Houston, and his not-so-distant cousin, Irma, who is terrorizing Cuba, the Caribbean, and a wide swath of Florida. Both are testing our fortitude as a global community, and causing significant losses.
When facing rapidly changing customer expectations and a volatile economy, leaders must think differently just to remain relevant. Marketing innovation, defined as applying fresh creativity to improve your stakeholders’ condition, is a powerful gateway to help you stand above the crowd.
Discussions around marketing ROI and KPIs are de rigeur. But they’re missing the point. Marketing leaders first need fundamental competencies in TWO areas: relationship-building and strategic insight. This post presents five questions that every leader must explore before designing a dazzling dashboard.