Folllowing up on Monday's episode when we chatted with Kenda about negotiating skills, in today's episode we'll get to know Kenda a little better and learn about her career path.
Negotiation. Just saying the word makes me uncomfortable. But why? Negotiation is what you make of it, from salary, to benefits, even memberships and professional development. And there is plenty of room for most of us to grow and improve. Today, we’re chatting with Kenda Salisbury, CPSM, Pacific Northwest Business Development Manager at Degenkolb Engineers to ease concerns and learn from her negotiating tactics. You know, like a BOSS.
On Monday's episode, we talked with Louise about how to make the most out of corporate anniversaries while staying true to your brand. Today we're back with Louise to talk more about accountability, the role of humor in marketing, and the people who have had the biggest impact on her career.
Corporate anniversaries present a unique marketing and positioning opportunity - formal announcements, messaging, storytelling, logos, events, webpages. But what's most important is to tell the story while providing value - both internally and externally. Today, we'll be chatting with Louise Boulton-Lear, CPSM, Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications at DAVIS Construction, to hear her take on corporate anniversaries and how to make the most of it, while staying true to your brand.
On Monday's episode, we talked with Jennifer about event planning, and leaving a lasting impression on client and peers. Today, we catch back up to learn about Jennifer's career, and the recent launch of her new business.
Events. Love 'em or hate 'em, if you're an AEC marketer, event planning and execution are bound to fall under your role at some point in your career. Luckily, I (Kate) fall into that category of "love," Laura, not so much. Today we'll be chatting with Jen Newman, CPSM, CEO at Ignite Coaching & Consulting about some of the amazing and value-driven events she has pulled off in her 20 years of AEC experience.
On Monday's episode, we talked to Bethany Rustic Smith about the benefits of becoming an expert in firm finance. But on today's show, we welcome Bethany back to share stories about her career, including what she's learned about being a good manager.
As marketers, we're all about proving impact on our firm's bottom line. But outside of winning and promoting work, many of us don't have an in-depth knowledge of what goes into keeping our firms profitable. If we're going to impact the bottom line, shouldn't we understand how it gets drawn in the first place? Today, we’ll be chatting with Bethany Rustic Smith, FSMPS, CPSM, Director of Business Development for the Cincinnati office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, about why, when, and how marketers should start becoming fluent in their firm's financials.