Ten Incredibly Business-Savvy Quotes for Every Marketer

Ten Incredibly Powerful Business-Savvy Quotes from the Industry To Help Every Marketer Stay on Top of the Business 

What is Success? Where am I in this high-adrenaline playing field?

How could technology enable business leaders to focus more on operations and less on human interactions?

Which technologies should I be looking into?

Will this industry meet my career goals?

These are some of the questions that most marketers wish to ask business leaders and hope they are answered quickly. Workplace productivity and interaction with technology remain the top challenges for most businesses today, and it shows the way marketing teams look for answers. To help every marketer stay on top of their business goals and roadmap, we share ten incredibly powerful business-savvy quotes from the industry.

Which Brain-Side Can Help You Get The Job Done?

“Today’s Marketers need to be both creative and analytical, companies are having a hard time finding people who are both a left-brain thinker (Analytical) and a right-brain thinker (Creative).”

Michael King, Executive Recruiter, King Recruiting

There Is Always a “Re-Inventor” Who Is The Executive Sponsor Of Radical Change

“If your content marketing solution is not designed to anticipate future demand, you may be forced to sacrifice quality and accuracy in the interest of speed and simplicity.”

Randy Wootton, CEO, Percolate

Reading Daily is a Business-Friendly Virtue

“Learning is continuous. I’ve come to realize that learning is a skill and fortunately a competency that I’ve developed over time. Reading is one of my favorite daily habits and I often study the market, customers, partners, and competitors.” 

Josh Mueller, Global Head of Marketing, Dun & Bradstreet

How Should You Work?

“Velocity… Always look for ways to increase speed — it’s about achievement over an activity and working smarter, not harder and prioritizing the things that are going to move the needle for our customers. A close second for me is accountability: I value those with a 1:1 do/say ratio and hold myself to that same standard.”

Bryan Wiener, CEO, comScore

Accountability Makes You a Winning Candidate in Any Role

Be responsible and own your failures. Taking responsibility for my mistakes and failures is not just the right thing to do, it is liberating. Once you own your failures without being ashamed about it allows you to learn and grow.”

Ilan Kasan, CEO and Co-Founder, Exceed.ai

Technology is a Weapon; Use it with Discretion

“Technology and human capital effect each other in ways that we are just beginning to understand. Some of these effects are more negative, such as our growing addiction to technology.”

Jason Beckerman, Co-Founder and CEO, Unified

Take the Training Seriously, Every Day!

“Focus on the tools that will really impact your role and sign on for training sessions and tutorials, take advantage of your vendors’ Customer Success Managers, read up on tips and hacks, and talk to your peers and colleagues on how best to use these tools.” 

Peter Isaacson, Chief Marketing Officer, Demandbase


“Be intellectually honest, in other words, don’t drink your own cool aid.”

Vinay Bhagat, Founder and CEO, TrustRadius

Stick to Commitments

“Fulfil your commitments – if you say you’re going to do something, make sure you deliver. If you do that consistently, you’ll advance no matter what job you’re in” It’s something I’ve never forgotten.”

Andre Yee, CEO, Triblio

Be Prepared to Take Fire

“Highlight tasks that must get done that day without exception, and give flexibility for fire drills that come up during the day.” 

Karen Steele, Chief Marketing Officer, LeanData

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