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January 11, 2019
November 16, 2018
As we approach 2019, it’s the perfect time to invest time in these important planning stages. I developed 8 questions to kick-start the process and thrive in the new year.
November 1, 2018
We have many stories from CLIC ’18 to pass along, and they would consume pages! That’s why we plan to send you these stories in small bites in the coming months.
In the meantime, here’s one announcement that is worth shouting about.
Each year, we celebrate members who model our core values and raise the performance bar within our profession. This year, we selected someone who has taken their marketing leadership role to a whole new level: Jennifer Groese of List Partners….
October 25, 2018
Content strategies are more exciting and abundant than ever before.
But it’s not always easy to determine the best platforms to place your bets. Which content marketing strategies provide the highest return? In this 19 minute podcast, I sit down with Pete Winick and share my experiences, and reveal my favorite platforms.
October 18, 2018
We took a moment to reflect on our two fall 2018 CMO events in DC and Atlanta, GA: The CMO breakfast with Chip Conley, and our 4th annual CMOs Leading Innovation Conference. (CLIC ’18). This is the first in a series of conference recap posts to share key learnings.
August 28, 2018
High performing marketing leaders don’t rely on the school calendar to guide their learning experiences. They look for fresh ideas and perspectives throughout the year. Here are four of our innovation teachers from CLIC ‘18. They will provide high-impact insights that will fuel marketing innovation.
August 16, 2018
We spend much of our work hours (and some great meals) with senior marketing leaders. One thing is certain and constant: we collectively strive to improve our craft, and to overcome the isolation that often comes with our chosen career.
That’s why we conduct this CMO Innovation Trends survey each year. We want to see what has changed. What technologies are your peers pursuing? Who are their key allies? What marketing innovation roadblocks are holding them back?…
July 25, 2018
As we witness some seismic shifts in the current marketing and agency landscape, I’m concerned about how CMOs are fostering commoditization.
The Wall Street Journal recently published a special insert which analyzed digital advertising trends. They also shared key findings from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The articles punctuated the tenuous relationship between CMOs and outside services firms. Here are four observations worth considering: …
The field is crowded. Big consulting firms now occupy traditional agency turf.
July 3, 2018
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….