When it comes to leading an organization or a team, you need to be relevant. Thomas Barta, former McKinsey partner and senior marketer chats with Kevin about his recent book, The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader. Thomas and his co-author, Patrick Barwise, conducted the largest ever global study of marketing leadership to answer the question: what makes an effective and successful marketing leader? This discussion and lessons learned can be applied regardless of your role in an organization.
In this episode, Kevin and Thomas discuss:
- The Power Gap.
- Results of the research on over 1,200 marketing leaders and more than 67,000 existing 360-degree assessments of both marketing and non-marketing business leaders.
- The Value Creation Zone
Listen. Decide. Communicate.
– Thomas Barta
Ask yourself: How can you influence upwards or sideways?
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