Modern marketing leaders are refocusing their energy on sales and commerciality, building on their fundamental functional skills to drive tangible business success, according to Marketing Week’s major new study on the ‘Anatomy of a Leader’.
From sales and commercial awareness to campaign planning and innovation, what are the key skills modern marketing leaders need?
The marketing leaders of today are not necessarily digital experts or transformation specialists but commercially accountable strategic thinkers.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From marketers championing their true purpose to the return of KFC’s ‘Finger lickin’ good’ strapline, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Neuroscience shows how brands use (and misuse) stories when trying to connect with consumers.
The travel accommodation business cut sales and marketing spend by 28% to $229m over the first quarter of 2021, “primarily” a result of slashing performance marketing investment.
Being consumed by ‘work about work’ is leading to heightened burnout and imposter syndrome among marketers, but new research from Asana sheds light on a way out.