Blog Author Mellissah Smith - Page 2
One of the biggest conundrums entrepreneurs and business leaders have with their employees is helping them focus their efforts on ‘thinking outside the box’.
For years, I kept my business strategy in my head. It was a reliable place to keep it, or at least I thought. My memory is fairly decent when it comes to things that matter and reaching my business goals – matters.
With our marketing plan, that was another story. Writing it down is what we do, and we know that it is the only way to achieve marketing goals, aligning the sales function with marketing tactics that derive results.
It’s been one month since I’ve entered the marketing industry as a Marketing Graduate. Overwhelmed is the frequent feeling of the day, but excitement is what’s keeping me going. I will be honest; my marketing degree was a breeze in comparison to my first few weeks as a Graduate. Yes, difficult in some respects (namely group projects and catching peak hour public transport), however, learning on paper the aspects of marketing and its cultural influence meant that completing the work was far more above the surface than I had realised.