Tagged: Plex Systems

font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 24px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: #ffffff;”>As a Washington, D.C., suburbanite, I can confidently say that politics can cause unexpected changes overnight. Political, cultural, and atmospheric winds blow erratically. Much like I described in my previous FastCompany post, the chief financial officer role has followed similar patterns, and modern marketers should proactively embrace those changes to avoid gale-force winds in their careers….

Some marketing leaders in these sectors are developing preventive (versus contingent) strategies to thrive in the emerging, ambiguous competitive landscape. Many will barely survive and compete on price; others will invent new approaches to reach customers, build patient communities, and innovate how they deliver services.

Now is the time to explore, identify, and implement proactive marketing strategies. Waiting another 1-2 months may be too late. These are some strategic questions to ask during your next marketing planning meeting:…

What are the biggest threats and pressures we face in today’s volatile political climate and economy?

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