Leadership and innovation are much more than just inventing new creations. It is about figuring out how to add value to an organization and, like with most practices, reaching mastery of leadership and innovation starts within the person herself- or himself. It is the ability to inspire productive action in yourself and empower others during times of creation, invention, uncertainty, and risk. Today’s guest is Erik Huberman, Founder, and CEO at Hawke Media. Inc Magazine ranked his company #3503 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Hawke Media is a digital marketing agency creating custom performance-driven solutions for businesses, helping them to launch, scale, and invigorate their brand. In this episode, Erik talks about the ups and downs of leadership and innovation. He also talks about fault starts, and how it became a part of his journey. Learn how challenging and empowering your employees is an essential condition to keep them engaged, motivated, and interested in your company.
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Erik Huberman: The Transcript
About: Erik is the founder and CEO of Hawke Media, the highly successful marketing agency known as Your Outsourced CMO® that’s helped grow over 3,000 brands worldwide, and is valued at more than $150 million. Erik is an engaging public speaker and storyteller, bringing together an authoritative, witty mix of entrepreneurial advice, personal values, and anecdotes to provide accessible, inclusive business, marketing, and e-commerce advice. Erik is a well-known writer and thought leader in the marketing and e-commerce spaces. His work appears across top-tier publications like Rolling Stone, Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Inc., and more as well as on Hawke Media’s Insights blog. Erik is a lauded recipient of a number of honors and awards, including: Forbes 30 Under 30, CSQ’s 40 Under 40, Inc. Magazine’s Top 25 Marketing Influencers, The International Business Awards’ Entrepreneur of the Year, and a Telly Award for the Hawke Media commercial he co-wrote and starred in.
Disclaimer: This transcript was created using YouTube’s translator tool and that may mean that some of the words, grammar, and typos come from a misinterpretation of the video.
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