unbillable hours – the podcast

S4E4 Starting marketing

Consulting firms tend to be sales-driven. But… almost all of them also need marketing to grow beyond a certain size. So – how do you “switch on” the function, a strategy, and programs which work? We asked Mark Cowan, co-founder of innovation consultancy “happen”, how he did it back in the day – and he had some very surprising, very thoughtful answers. Don’t miss them!



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Episode guest: Mark Cowan, friend of the show and co-founder at happen.

Voices, production, etc. by Ash and Flo.
Creative and design advice by @calmar.creativ
Into, outro voiceover by @iamthedakota
Music also by @iamthedakota


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