In this episode of the podcast we welcome Peter Burke - a jovial and seasoned entrepreneur and Christopher Fox, also a successful entrepreneur who both had a love of books!
Between them they bounced around topics such as humanity, innovation, purpose, and profits. We ended up at a conclusion worth progressing further!
Here's a summary of what we discussed:
11:41 - where social media was 13 years ago
14:35 - fast morphing technologies
17:00 - the 6 Star Business evolution
20:32 - complexities of tech we take for granted
23:44 - without marketing, then what?
31:45 - 6 stars and passion
and lots more...
Here's some information about our guests:
CEO & Founder, Conker Group
Co-founded Logobrand, an outsourced field sales & marketing agency, in 1990. Stepped back after 20 years by promoting a colleague to the MD role, but 3 years later created Conker - an apps and data business - due to boredom. In parallel to Conker, I helped take Wefarm from concept to over 1 million African farmers using the service; we raised over $15m in grants and VC funding. Now I'm focused on the bunny.money startup - I've been advising them for over 5 years. After bunny.money gets VC funding, I expect it will be Audacity next for VC funding.
CEO & Founder, Syncresis
Christopher G. Fox, PhD, Managing Partner, Syncresis®. Fox has a career-long history helping people translate their ideas into clean, clear communications. He is a visionary communications and marketing executive who is passionate about ideas, while at the same time committed to getting things done.
As Managing Partner of Syncresis, a strategic communications firm focusing exclusively on financial services and fintech, Fox focuses on thought leadership, content marketing, communication strategy, and online marketing program management. He helps companies and their top thought leaders raise their public profile by putting their best thinking forward via effective messages, compelling stories, and transformational conversations.
Fox's work helps financial service innovators position themselves as thought leaders by clearly answering why, when, where, and on which topics they should be present to be a leader in their market segment. He then delivers on that plan by developing content that captures his clients’ unique value and expertise.
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