Are you ready for an incredible story of how BestBuy turned around during the 2008 financial crisis and competed against Amazon? Hold on tight, because it's a wild ride. To illustrate how a retail brand can tackle the triple challenges of customer experience, employee engagement, and sustainable transformation, I'm often sharing the story of BestBuy … Continue reading BestBuy’s Incredible Turnaround: How Employee Engagement and Customer-Centricity Saved the Day while maintaining ESG commitments
Who are the Buying Circle Persona to consider for a good B2B Value Proposition?
Being regularly intrigued, to say the least, by the look in the eyes of my clients when I ask this simple question "Who are your customers? Who are you selling to?", I thought it'd be helpful to share here some foundational notions for any B2B company reflecting on its value proposition and/or designing a marketing … Continue reading Who are the Buying Circle Persona to consider for a good B2B Value Proposition?
Storytelling for Impact – The Pitch Spin Doctor 🧞♂️
I'm often approached to give a hand to clients and friends willing to up their game in storytelling, whether for public speaking opportunities, raising funds, or convincing top execs to agree on a new initiative. But I also get marketers coming to me for messaging and positioning. Once they have a good value proposition — … Continue reading Storytelling for Impact – The Pitch Spin Doctor 🧞♂️
Sales & Marketing Alignment: It takes two to Tango! 3rd Step: How can you thrive on your journey to the promised land?
Let's continue our Sale & Marketing Tango, after Step 1: Who is changing faster? and Step2: Why does it matter?, I'm convinced you'd like to get some food for thoughts about how to thrive on your journey to success. There's no magical recipe, but rather some key ingredients, tips, and recommendations to lead this change. … Continue reading Sales & Marketing Alignment: It takes two to Tango! 3rd Step: How can you thrive on your journey to the promised land?
Sales & Marketing Alignment: It takes two to Tango! 2nd Step: Why does it matter?
In our first Tango step, Markets change faster than Organizations, we saw how fast we needed to adapt to the triple joint transformations at work: digital, customer experience, and sustainability (ESG). In this context, why would sales & marketing alignment matter? It's about the customer, stupid 😉 I hear a lot that Sales & Marketing … Continue reading Sales & Marketing Alignment: It takes two to Tango! 2nd Step: Why does it matter?