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March 31, 2020

Sellers Need Project Managers, Here’s Why

In my recent chat with one of our sellers, Josh Wagner opened the conversation by saying he loves project managers, because they’re good at all the things he’s not: planning, organization, meticulous details. (See more on how I got into Project Management and why I love it in our video here.) Beyond personality traits, sellers can benefit from the knowledge…

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September 24, 2019

What is Revenue Operations? Lessons Learned from the Allocadia Team

Revenue Operations seems to be the hot, new title, experiencing incredible growth. Take it from Dana’s chart*. So, I sat down with the team from Allocadia to learn why they hired a Rev Ops person, what they’ve learned and where the role sits in their org chart (hint: it is NOT under sales OR marketing). Subscribe to the Podcast to…

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September 17, 2019

What Your High School Clique Says About Your Business Communication Style

Your High School Clique Business Communication Style When you think about cliche high school cliques, like jocks or geeks, what do you picture? For me, I immediately go to Saved By the Bell’s AC Slater and Screech, (respectively, of course). But, recently it occurred to us that a lot of departments within organizations act similar to cliques and it’s all…

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April 18, 2019

Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Data and Analytics COE

Preliminary COE Reading We’ve already established the importance of COEs, along with how starting with a data and analytics Center of Excellence (COE) helps CMOs in the boardroom. So, assuming you took JT’s advice and created allies in your COE creation (or even if you didn’t), what are the next steps? This is your step-by-step guide to building a data and…

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April 10, 2019

How to Create a PMO: Building a Business Case for Centralized PM

Introduction Moving big, organization-changing projects from vision to implementation, measurement and optimization is wrought with complexity. Even the most competent marketing and sales leaders with the best intentions need help coordinating all the moving parts to integrate the strategy with the day-to-day changes in people, process and technology. That type of project planning and execution is exactly the reason the…

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April 5, 2019

Center of Excellence: The Tool of Great Marketing Teams

The Case for a Marketing Center of Excellence The case for a Marketing Center of Excellence (COE) starts with a special kind of marketer, a catalyst. That catalyst must be driven to achieve (and then communicate) uncommonly impressive marketing results. As the visionary behind an organization’s marketing COE, this catalyst marketer must diligently create comprehensive, detailed governance for marketing to…

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