In the Marketing Studio, Ian Truscott and regular guest rockstar strategy advisor Jeff Clark, former Research Director at SiriusDecisions/Forrester discuss investing in our teams and marketing enablement.

Ian goes backstage with accomplished marketing and communications professional Irene Nehrkorn-Kayn. If you are a frequent listener, you’ll have heard of Irene as we often mention her as she sends us suggestions and feedback, but what you may not know is that Dusseldorf-based Irene is a dynamic, creative, and goal-oriented international marketing professional with over 15 years of management/leadership experience in business development, marketing, and communications. Irene’s particular expertise is B2B marketing, working with mid-market, international matrix organizations and tech start-ups, where she combines strategic planning and thought leadership with decisive execution to drive growth and competitive advantage.

Irene has recently written two straight-talking articles on the trouble with CMOs for our Marketing Street Knowledge blog, and Ian and Irene discuss the points she makes about trust between the CEO and the CMO, 5 CEO no-goes and whether senior marketers need to sell marketing and moderate their language in the C suite.

Finally, we are transported away to the Rockstar virtual bar to join Robert Rose, Chief Trouble Maker at The Content Advisory. This week, over a cocktail, he suggests how you execute your content marketing could be a differentiator, not just the content you publish.

If you have any thoughts or suggestions on the topics we discuss, please let us know.


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