Views and ideas

We love to share our opinions, learnings and advice, particularly when they lead to stimulating conversations. In our articles, films and news items we provide perspectives and engage in conversations across a wide range of customer-centred capabilities from strategy and planning and insight to leadership and organisation design.


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What’s stopping you from being customer-focused

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The rise of the hyper-relevant CMO

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The Wonky Ladder: when Sales and Marketing don't speak the same language

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Digital conversations in APAC

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Why joining up the organisation needn’t be cosy

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The three levels of purpose

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7 tips on how to become an industry leader

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How to handle 2014's hot topics

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4 must-ask mobile questions for every marketer

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Leading by example for a customer focus

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How to make the most of your mentor

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Why Sheryl Sandberg is right to lean in

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Getting customer 'centred'

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The power of getting it wrong

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Matching motivations: insights into talent strategy

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5 steps to improve your brand's digital fitness

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Look left before taking action

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Future-proofing marketers

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Leading for a higher purpose

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Purposing marketing for future talent

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