Hey Campers! In this episode, We are joined by our special guest Cara Bedford, CEO and founder of Infinite Marketing, for an insightful conversation about the challenges and advancements in global marketing. Cara and Molly dive into topics such as the impact of remote and hybrid work, the potential benefits and concerns surrounding AI technology, and the need for a balance between strategy and execution in marketing services. They also touch on the intersection of personal fulfillment and work, as well as the importance of building an environment of autonomy. Join us as we explore these thought-provoking discussions and gain valuable insights into the ever-evolving landscape of modern marketing and work culture.

Quotes

“I truly believe that you have to be a tech company that does marketing, not a marketing company that adopts tech.” -Cara Bedford

“I believe in the power of technology, but we must also value creative talent to bring uniqueness and avoid everything looking and sounding the same.” -Cara Bedford

Featured in the Episode

Cara Bedford
Website:https://www.infinitemarketing.ca/
Linkedln: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carabedford780/

Chapters

00:00 – Introduction
00:18 – From Dream Job to Flawed Agency Model
05:48 – Balancing Work for Global Brands and Small Businesses
08:27 – Marketers’ Role in Creating a Messy Market
11:16 – Seeking Stability and Income Opportunities in Marketing
15:43 – Infinite Marketing’s Proud Stand on AI Policy and Automation
16:39 – Embracing Technology with a Focus on Creative Innovation
20:02 – Brain-Stretching Automations: Benefits for Entrepreneurs
25:21 – Empowering Workforce Diversity through Remote Work
26:26 – COVID’s Impact: Sparking Exponential and Disruptive Thinking
29:42 – Cultural Understanding, Diverse Learning, and Creative Joy
34:23 – Creating an Autonomous and Supportive Work Environment
38:24 – Exploring the Importance of Company Culture
41:36 – Outro

Produced by Heartcast Media
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