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Most businesses want to grow, for some, it’s an accidental outcome, for others, it’s very much a strategic, methodical process and part of a long-term plan. In the grow north podcast, we’re going to be bringing you stories of how some of the worlds greatest minds and companies approach growth, both personally and as a business.

Most businesses want to grow, for some, it’s an accidental outcome, for others, it’s very much a strategic, methodical process and part of a long-term plan. In the grow north podcast, we’re going to be bringing you stories of how some of the worlds greatest minds and companies approach growth, both personally and as a business.
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Most businesses want to grow, for some, it’s an accidental outcome, for others, it’s very much a strategic, methodical process and part of a long-term plan. In the grow north podcast, we’re going to be bringing you stories of how some of the worlds greatest minds and companies approach growth, both personally and as a business.

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English

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01615073020


Episodes

The changing face of the B2B buyer and how we connect with them - Michael Litt (Vidyard)

3/25/2019
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In this, our 7th growth story, we speak with Michael Litt, Founder and CEO of Vidyard. A veteran of Ycombinator and with over $60m of investment raised, Vidyard is one of the North-American SaaS companies you should be be taking note of. They’re helping their customers use video to tell the narratives behind their business - across the full funnel. We speak with Michael about the power of video and why it’s so powerful - and how that’s being fuelled by the changing demographic of the B2B...

Duration:00:44:43

Using your customers 'why' to understand the market trend - Bassel El Koussa (Quiqup)

3/6/2019
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In our sixth episode of the Grow North podcast, we chat with Bassel El Koussa, the co-founder and CEO of the tech platform (and logistic provider), Quiqup. Born in London, Quiqup enables consumers to order from any retailer and have items delivered straight to them. It's empowering consumers and retailers - as well as taking on giants like Amazon prime. One of the first themes to come out of the conversation is Bassel's idea of facing his fears by taking control and using complete focus -...

Duration:00:37:04

Growing your business in a human way - Charlotte Pearce (Inkpact)

2/10/2019
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In the fifth of our Growth stories, we have Charlotte Pearce, CEO & founder of Inkpact. A company with the strap line of “be unforgettable”, Inkpact is on a mission to help businesses to be more human in their approach. We explore why that is and where the driver for that comes from. Charlotte is passionately curious about how people work and the psychology of why they do what they do and how that now feeds into her business. Her energy and passion are palpable. Charlotte explains why we...

Duration:00:59:30

Pivoting to find the 'right growth' - Jack Tang (Urban)

1/29/2019
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In the fourth of our growth stories, we have Jack Tang. Jack is the CEO of the high growth tech platform Urban, connecting consumers with the alternative therapy market. Think on-demand massages. What’s interesting about Jack’s story is how the idea was spurned, how he saw a need and a way to address it, and Urban Massage was born. Now, rounds of funding and thousands of users later, Jack discusses how and why they pivoted the brand - not to find more growth, but to find the right growth....

Duration:00:47:34

Customer centric in a high growth environment - Julie Hogan (Drift)

12/18/2018
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In our third interview of the Grow North Podcast, we catchup with the energetic, customer centric, Bostonian, Julie Hogan, VP Customer Success at Drift. If you work in marketing and sales and you haven’t heard of Drift, you are surely living under a rock. It’s the Boston born start-up, turned scale-up that has created its own category of marketing, a movement, if you will - conversational marketing. Drift is the toolset to enable you to humanise sales and marketing through your site. But...

Duration:00:52:31

Staying true to your values through 50 years of growth - Rebekah Lee (Morsons Group)

12/18/2018
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With our second interview of the Grow North podcast, we spent some time with Rebekah Valero-Lee the Head of Marketing for what is probably the largest recruitment firm you’ve never heard of, Morson. With a global footprint in the recruitment industry, the 50 year old Mancunian business has gone from a single founder to nearly a £1 billion in revenue, all while holding their core values centric to the growth of the organisation. Our conversation with Rebekah takes us from her decision to...

Duration:00:36:07

Looking for growth by challenging convention - Pete Caputa (DataBox)

12/17/2018
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In the first of our brand new Grow North interviews we interview Pete Caputa, a man with an appetite to challenge convention, the CEO of DataBox and the ‘godfather’ of the HubSpot partner program - now over a $100 million sales channel for the marketing tech giant. Pete walks us through his personal growth journey from joining HubSpot as salesperson number 4, how he test his theory (and then the data) of using partner relationships to challenge internal thinking, his relentless pushing on...

Duration:00:49:26