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This weeklong pause taught me many things about pursuing excellence in any field, among them the power of going slow to go fast.

Happy Swim Tech Campers. Photo courtesy of Margaret Rivard.
Happy Swim Tech Campers. Photo courtesy of Margaret Rivard.

Many promising marketing innovations never see the light of day because we do not fully understand the importance and timing of the idea incubation process. Naming your idea, then allowing ample time for testing and idea sharing, are essential steps in any innovation cycle.

Marketing innovation is about applying creativity to improve your stakeholders’ condition. It requires us to challenge our established beliefs and assumptions. It often also demands that we learn from our past as a way to inform our future.  We often need to set aside the past, and begin with a clean slate. This process helps us design an empowering narrative to guide us forward. It bolsters our resilience.

That’s the underlying theme of our 6th annual CMOs Leading Innovation Conference (CLIC ’22): “Growth Curves Ahead: The Resilient CMO.”
We’re gathering in historic Charleston, South Carolina at the International African American Museum….

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.

Marketing leaders who use firefighting as their default mode create unnecessary innovation anxiety. In this post, Lisa shares a 4 part video series showcasing Mark Levy. He steps us through the benefits of freewriting, and how it unleashes our innovation genius.

These videos expire on June 15, 2017–so enjoy them while you can!

Are you a VP of Marketing, Head of Corporate Strategy, CMO, or CEO? Then you’re invited to our 3rd annual CMOs Leading Innovation Conference (CLIC ’17) November 9-10 in Warrenton, VA (just 40 minutes from Dulles Airport). The CLIC ’17 Early Bird rates will end on May 15, 2017.

This year, our theme is “Conquering Innovation Resistance.”

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