Things get a little heated in the studio as Nic and Sarah face off over the approach brands should take to supporting social causes.
With a public vote on same-sex marriage happening in Australia at the moment, many big companies and business leaders are becoming quite vocal about where they stand.
So, should brands be making a stand on social issues? And what are the factors any brand should consider before taking sides in a divisive issue?
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Here are the links you might need
- Here’s a bit of background on the vote that’s happening in Australia.
- And here’s some background on Qantas boss Alan Joyce getting hit with a lemon meringue pie.
- Here’s some detail on Margaret Court, the former tennis champion Nic won’t share a plane with.
- And here’s some info on athletes kneeling during the national anthem in the US.
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Recently James, Sarah and Nic were joined by Chris Smoje to talk about customer service as a marketing tool.
And in this episode they took a close look at thought leadership.
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