A reader asks,
I just had some personal/subjective questions regarding the various paths into the profession. I have been looking through some programs at various colleges and Universities in the area.
The options I have considered thus far, would be to do a advanced diploma in applied marketing at a university/college and gain work experience for an MBA or to go into a MSc in Marketing at a University.
My main interest would probably international/global marketing.
So, I guess my question(s) are:
- Which program did you go through?
- How well do you feel it prepared you for your current role?
- In what ways did it help you attain it, if any?
- Could you comment on the various routes and roles in marketing, so for instance doing research in a firm or doing sales for a company?
Feel free to interpret these questions broadly and answer anyway that you wish.
Which program did you go through?
I didn’t start college with marketing in mind. Continue reading
It’s hard to believe it’s been over a month since I started these videos. This is number 31.
It’s been an interesting journey for me personally. This thing or venture so to speak has become a celebration of each day.
I’m curious to know, of the 30 videos that have been shared thus far:
- What have you liked?
- What have you benefited from?
- What do you want to see more of?
Daily Mina asks, “How do you overcome performance anxiety of stage fright?”
Personally, being someone who regularly get’s stage fright, I can say that it is a challenge.
But, like any fear you have to address it head on.
Richard Branson was quoted saying how business opportunities are like buses. There’s always another one coming.
We’ve all heard that “ideas are a dime a dozen.”
The common trait between ideas and opportunities is that they’re worthless without action.
Story is a powerful tool. Especially considering the emotional mechanics that are involved.
But, what makes for a great story?
The answer is: conflict.