“Data Doesn’t Drive Change” – Why You Should Start with a Story

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What if something is based not on historical precedent, but future potential? How do you measure that? Can you?

Today, we go outside our echo chamber with a Grammy-nominated music teacher who helps us re-think our conventional wisdom about data.

Then, we return to the business world and hear the story of Michael Brenner, the former VP of content marketing at software giant SAP. He shares his personal odyssey that unfolded after the company CEO tapped him to transform the business’s entire approach to marketing.

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IN TWO WEEKS…we refute all of this 😉

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Jay is an award-winning podcaster and dynamic keynote speaker. Before creating Unthinkable, he was a digital media strategist at Google and head of content at HubSpot. He’s built content marketing strategies from scratch for startups and produced attention-grabbing documentaries for brands. His work has been cited in places ranging from Harvard Business School to the Washington Post.

Today, Jay hosts shows and works with teams who aspire to be the exceptions to all the noise in their niche.

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