Attention scientists – I need your opinion –will the volcanic ash clear in time for Lisa and Magnus to fly to Scandinavia next Wednesday, or are we stuck waiting for the cloud to pass? 16,000 flights cancelled. Travel is paralyzed in Europe.
We’re living in a time of marketing liminality. Some leaders feel as if they have one hand clinging to their Zoom rooms and one hand clinging to a dusty office HQ desk.
This messy middle moment is fueled by ever-changing customer expectations, dynamic workplace configurations, and high team turnover. (I started to see these challenges emerge in 2018 and published 3 posts about them here.)
There is a silver lining to this liminal marketing moment….
The flurry of business activity– market selloffs, marketing planning, and volatile “back to work” policies—are putting a lot of us on edge.
It’s even worse when you are faced with toxic team members or bosses.
In this #Newsweek Livestream with Dorie Clark, I provide two steps you can immediately take to create more calm amidst the chaos:
Tell yourself a little mantra: “poise begins with a pause.” Set your clock and pause for one minute before your next big meeting….