Category: Adventures & diversions

Join us Sept. 25: Private book signing and breakfast with Chip Conley

I’m pleased to invite you to our private CMO breakfast on September 25 to help you accelerate your career. This is an exclusive gathering in Bethesda, Maryland, hosted by Walker & Dunlop.

You’ll meet Chip Conley, my good friend and fellow author. He is joining us from San Francisco, CA. Chip will share his career and life lessons from his Airbnb experiences. We will also celebrate the launch of his newest book, Wisdom@Work….

It’s Independence Day in the United States…although I prefer the term “Interdependence Day.” We cannot thrive without creating unique development opportunities, and collaborating with like-minded leaders and creatives.

When I spend time with leadership luminaries and marketing trendsetters, it’s electrifying. You may be preparing for your own “electrifying experiences” this week…fun food, friends, and fireworks. We are too—except the fireworks will be continuing into the fall months for our community.

If you are experiencing isolation as a marketing leader, or love to learn from some of the world’s top business luminaries, then join us for some of these exciting fall events….

Where do you need to create resilience? How can you recover even faster from adversity in your health, marketing, and among teams?

I always enjoy recording podcast interviews, but speaking with Dr. Diane Hamilton on her podcast (which focuses on highly successful professionals) was especially worthwhile. She really did her homework and prepared some great topics for our discussion.

I’m keeping this update upbeat and short…and to give you a moment to just reflect and take a break from holiday fatigue. To just BE.

Dorie Clark’s latest book, “Entrepreneurial You,” isn’t just for startups. Her strategies apply to CMOs and marketing leaders. Here are 3 highlights.

How many other companies are using lame content marketing (or influencer marketing) strategy to promote their business, report, or book? 

I just sat down with Robbie Samuels for his “On the Schmooze” podcast. We covered a variety of marketing leadership and networking topics that will help you improve your professional brand and impact. Enjoy the replay!

Last month, I enjoyed a chat with Dana Barrett on her radio show. We covered quite a few topics, including the death of traditional branding and the “terrible threes” facing CMOs.

What books will kick start your “innovation vacation” this summer? We spoke with several successful leaders and they surprised us with their recommendations.