Volume 1, Issue 5 All too often, we content marketers get stuck working in the trenches. We stop noticing the stenches. Yet, grace gives us a way out. Ugh, The Stench! Digital channels for content marketing have become open digital sewers. We know it. We can smell it. We experience
From Reboot to Reunion Jerry Colonna asks hard questions. In his earlier book, Reboot, he asks leaders how we have been complicit in creating the conditions we say we don't want. It is a kind, generous, and loving question that invites us to use tools of radical self-inquiry to become
Career Change in a Changing World Volume 1, Issue 3 People often ask me how I got from a PhD in French literature to founding and running a thought leadership agency for institutional finance. It's one of my favorite stories to tell—not because it's about me, but because it's
Volume 1, Issue 2 Big Content has failed us. It emerged when content became a separate marketing specialization. But then, discipline became dogma. Talk about content devolved into truisms and slogans. Bromides and misconceptions. But perhaps worst of all, it pulled content away from its fundamental direction, serving intermediaries rather
What is "graceful" thought leadership? The answer is buried in the name "thought leadership." If there's no thinking and it leads nowhere, it won't work—especially when a growing content glut swamps decision-makers' attention and steadily teaches them it's most likely a waste of time.
This is The Graceful Thought Leader, a newsletter from Christopher G. Fox. Twice a month, I will share insights on how to do thought leadership with ease and grace. I'll be pulling from more than two decades of experience developing effective thought leadership strategies and content for sophisticated clients. I'm