Episode 21: The Power of Collaboration


In this week’s episode of Analytics Neat we cover the IPG acquisition of Acxiom and how to build better collaboration and teamwork within an organization to create better customer experiences.  What does Acxiom bring to the table for IPG? What are 4 inhibitors to teamwork? What are 3 things you can do today to improve communication across the business?  All of this and more in this week’s episode of Analytics Neat.  Thanks for listening!

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Creating a Culture of Empowerment


One of my favorite quotes came from Steve Jobs: “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.”

That mantra is extremely important as a driver to building a high-performance team and culture. Whether you are a 5-person company or a 5,000-person company, you need to really give some thought to why you are hiring the people you choose to hire.  You also need to consider how you create opportunities for idea sharing and innovation in a practical way that includes all levels of the corporate ladder.

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