How to unlock corporate creativity and avoid the risk of best practices ft. Ron Tite
Are best practices really the best idea? Ron Tite joins Marc Binkley for a great conversation about how leaders can unlock creativity by ignoring short-sighted metrics and lead growth by through a better way of thinking about corporate purpose.
Are best practices really the best idea? Ron Tite joins Marc Binkley for a great conversation about how leaders unlock creativity by ignoring short-sighted metrics and lead growth by through a better way of thinking about corporate purpose.
Background on Ron
Named one of the top 10 Creative Canadians by Marketing Magazine. He's the CEO and founder of the Brand Agency named Church & State with clients like Walmart, Doordash, Manulife. Ron is Host & producer the hit podcast called “The Coup”, author of Think Do Say a book about creating momentum through organizational alignment and co-author of Everyone’s an Artist which explores the battle of attention through lessons from artists like musicians and painters. Finally, Ron is also an in-demand keynote speaker on the topics of his books as well as how to lead creative disruption and brand storytelling.
1:17 – Introducing Ron Tite3:30 – The challenges facing brands and marketers5:57 – Why building trust and differentiation are different today than before9:26 – Why some metrics are myopic11:40 – Short-termism, the failure of digital and why brands are becoming more old school18:19 – The problem with the “next big thing”21:08 – The opportunity for more impact despite having less data24:54 – Why earning customer trust is important for brands27:06 – Why marketers are ignoring best practices and taking more creative risks30:50 – The meatball bath bomb: unlocking creativity through brand experiences35:10 – Why the order of Think > Do > Say matters37:05 – The role of purpose in marketing38:46 – What marketers get wrong about their corporate purpose44:14 – How leaders can align their people to corporate purpose AND inspire creativity47:07 – Find out more about RonListen Here: A-Cast Episode 21: How to unlock corporate creativity and avoid the risk of best practices ft. Ron Tite
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