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Books with Ideas Worth Considering

In this episode to kick off the 2019 season, co-hosts Andrew Curry and J. Walker Smith interview experts and thought-leaders from all parts of Kantar Consulting for recommendations of books that have influenced their thinking and are filled with useful ideas about strategy and planning.

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  • Charles Duhigg: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business – Amazon
  • Kim Scott: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity – Amazon
  • Ray Dalio: Principles: Life and Work – Amazon
  • Alexander Osterwalder: Business Model Generation – Amazon
  • The Business Model Canvas – Strategyzer
  • Phil Rosenzweig: The Halo Effect – Amazon
  • Kevin Allocca: Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World – Amazon
  • Michael Pollan: How to Change Your Mind – Amazon
  • Jeremy Rifkin: The Zero Marginal Cost Society – Amazon
  • Adam Greenfield: Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life – Amazon
  • Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle: Book 6 – Amazon
  • Adam Tooze: Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World – Amazon
  • Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World – Amazon
  • Yuval Noah Harari: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Amazon
  • M. Mitchel Waldrop: The Dream Machine – Amazon
  • Richard Powers: The Overstory: A Novel – Amazon

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“I’m Not Sure”: Part Two

In the second of a two-part series called “I’m Not Sure,” Chief Knowledge Officer and podcast host Bryan Gildenberg continues with five more ideas surrounding retail that we may not be sure of…

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“I’m Not Sure”: Part One

In the first of a two-part series called “I’m Not Sure,” Chief Knowledge Officer and podcast host Bryan Gildenberg kicks off 2019 with five ideas surrounding retail that we may not be sure of…

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Just Enough: A Conversation with SVP Dave Marcotte on 5G

In a new feature on Retail Sound Bites called “Just Enough,” Kantar Consulting’s Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg speaks with Kantar Consulting SVP Dave Marcotte with key questions surrounding the retail ecosystem… Today… 5 G

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What Women Want

In this episode, co-host Andrew Curry interviews Kantar experts Kirsty Cooke and Hari Blanch Bennett about the What Women Want exhibition at Noho Studios in London that was created by Kantar to explore 100 years of marketing to women.

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  • Jeremy Grant: Transforming a Traditional Bank into an Agile Market Leader – strategy+business
  • Josh Barro: Why Do Hotel Companies Have So Many Brands? – NY Mag
  • What Women Want – Kantar
  • The 2018 Stratechery Year in Review – Stratechery
  • Martin Wolf, Best books of 2018: Economics – Financial Times
  • Tom Whitwell: 52 things I learned in 2018 – Medium
  • Albums of the Year 2018 – Rough Trade

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Uncomfortable Places — Where Growth is Found Today

In this episode, co-host J. Walker Smith interviews Bryan Gildenberg, Chief Knowledge Officer for Retail, Sales and Shopper with Kantar Consulting, about finding growth in uncomfortable places, or places outside the comfort zone of business usual.  Walker and co-host Andrew Curry add additional perspective and examples about this critical topic of where to find success in the future marketplaces.

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  • Kantar Consulting: The Uncomfortable States of America – Kantar Consulting
  • Erik Shilling: How Harley-Davidson’s All-In Bet On Its Past Crippled Its Future – Jalopnik
  • Merve Emre: This Library Has New Books by Major Authors, but They Can’t Be Read Until 2114 – The New York Times
  • Martin Rosenbaum: Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles – BBC
  • Victor Mair: Korean refrigerator onomatopoeia – Language Log
  • Kantar Consulting: Unlocking New Sources of Growth – Kantar Consulting
  • Kantar Consulting: The coming E.R.A. of Value & Growth in the Third Age of Consumption – Kantar Consulting

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Underscore: Talking Local

In our first edition of Underscore, supplemental interviews between our regular episodes, Jennie Roper of Kinetic Worldwide outlines an intriguing study with the Subway chain on what happens when you add local elements to outdoor advertising.

 

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Location Matters: The Importance of Place in the Digital Age

In this episode, co-host Andrew Curry speaks with Julia Ayling, Head of Research & Insights for Mindshare London, about its new report called “Location Matters.” Place is more important than ever, offering a sense of localized identity and belonging that brands must navigate carefully with digitally-enabled location-based marketing strategies.

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Worthy Cause Marketing and the Barefoot Spirit

In this episode, co-hosts J. Walker Smith and Andrew Curry speak with the founders of Barefoot Wines, Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, about building a brand through the power of an innovative approach they pioneered and call Worthy Cause Marketing.

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The Future of Work in an Age of Distraction

In this episode, co-host Andrew Curry talks with technologist and digital expert Alex Pang about the impact of technology on work environments and the productivity of people working in those environments.

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