Are You Ready to Think Outside the Box?

Now is a great time to take inventory of your thought leadership capabilities ahead of detailed 2024 planning. Here are several core questions you should be asking yourself now:

Shifting from Metrics to Meaningful Conversations

Here’s my challenge to you as you think about how to measure thought leadership outcomes in 2024. Stop focusing on metrics like views, clicks, likes, and leads. Stop worrying about SEO. Instead, start having conversations. Ask your sales team, “Did you use this in a meeting? How did it help you? What else would help […]

A Strategic Blueprint in One Simple Step

Marketers can take a practical step towards building 2024 thought leadership TODAY with one simple action. Schedule a 30-minute call with client-facing subject-matter experts. If you don’t have names, find them out. The agenda is to ask them about what questions clients have started asking lately and what trends they see emerging. Develop and share […]

The Power of High-Value Thought Leadership in B2B

If you think about spending $200K to develop one major anchor piece of thought leadership, your immediate reaction might be that it’s far too expensive. On the surface, it may sound egregious. Who has budgets like that? Very few. On the other hand, in certain B2B categories and segments (high-trust, high-ticket products and services), if […]

Stay Ahead of the Curve: 2024 Thought Leadership Strategy

Here we are in September, and yes, it is time to start planning your approach to thought leadership in 2024. I’ve noticed companies that don’t have a plan in place before the start of the year tend to get stuck and not produce anything until much later in the year. Companies with a plan in […]