You are listening to Coffee with Curtis and I am Robert Curtis your host and CEO of Pipe Global. Welcome to the show. Coffee with Curtis is a weekly podcast where you will be able to tune in to my conversations with business leaders sharing their journey and experiences to give you insights to impact your own business. So grab a coffee and enjoy the show.
Why market and competitor research is important when growing your business with Derek Fox, CEO of Midsail Research
Robert is joined by Derek Fox, CEO and Founder of Midsail Research to discuss an important but often overlooked area when growing a business, market and competitor research.
Women's Health and Menopause in the Workplace with Jacqueline Rose
Robert is joined by Jacqueline Rose, a leading voice in educating people about women's health, perimenopause and menopause. Jacqueline shares with us just how this stage of life for all women can impact their performance in the workplace, especially in highly results driven roles of business like leadership, sales and marketing. Women's health issues are still not an understood area in the workplace, even with women and this episode lifts the lid on this important topic. Jacqueline takes us through the causes, symptoms and how women can be supported to continue to impact the world of work.
Bridie Castiel - Why social media and communications matter more than ever?
Robert is joined by Bridie Castiel on this episode of Coffee with Curtis. Bridie is a well-known social media and communications leader in Israel. Having built her own social media agency working with clients to grow their brand attention, Bridie took a career decision to "go all in" on one of her clients, the work productivity powerhouse, Monday.com as their Digital Communications Team Lead over a year ago. Bridie shares her personal story, how she manages her downtime for mental wellness and the way her career has unfolded recently. As the first generation to grow up on social, we discuss the psychology of "putting yourself out there" and why it remains such important for businesses and people in an overly commodotized marketplace. Finally, Robert and Bridie chat about her current role managing omnichannel communications for a super brand.
Sarah Dray - The Power of Language in Business
Robert is joined on this episode of Coffee with Curtis by Sarah Dray, CEO of Dray Translations. Sarah has built the leading legal translation company in Israel, working with all the major law firms. We discuss the power of language in business and how it can be used to open new markets for companies. Trust in business is always essential, even more so when translating legal documentation. Sarah tells us how she built a reputation in her work, why having her name above the door matters, and creating her personal brand on LinkedIn. We also chat about her career from lawyer to business owner and the rewards and struggles in a 10-year journey of developing her company. Sarah wraps up by giving us an insight into the future of translation with the rise of AI and where she wants to take her business forward.
Len Wise - Brand Strategist: Do you have a lovemark?
Robert is joined on this episode of Coffee with Curtis by Len Wise. Len is a global brand strategist who has worked for some of the biggest companies in the world, creating memorable brands and campaigns. Branding is so much more than what we see on the surface. Len has developed his own methodology for SaaS companies to develop what he calls a lovemark that creates loyalty without reason and interacts with every part of the company. Len talks about his favorite brand strategy projects, how they were implemented, and how smaller brands can start building their own 'lovemark' too. This episode is packed with gems and value.
Guy Gordon - Brand Strategist & Storyteller
Robert is joined by Guy Gordon on this episode of Coffee with Curtis. Guy is a brand strategist and storyteller, and who can resist a story told in an Irish accent. Guy shares his methodology when approaching how companies develop their brand and gives outstanding examples from his two decades in the sector working with some of the biggest names like Saatchi and Amazon. We hear about his favorite campaigns, the campaign he'd most love to work on, and the humanizing of a brand using personal branding opportunities through social media. A jam-packed episode.
Engaging and Thought Provoking
I've been a fan of this podcast for some time due to the easy engaging conversation over virtual coffee. It seemlessly transitions into business insights like pouring cream into the coffee and out of it you come away with new ways of thinking and a bit of inspirational energy. Make your favorite coffee, get comfortable and be inspired by great humans and great conversation.
Coffee #85 with Curtis
His concept is so refreshing! It has been over a year since I’ve had the pleasure of having Coffee with Robert and I’m blown away at how this lovely idea has blossomed into this podcast!
Keep it up, Robert! I can’t wait to watch your 500th Coffee!!
Stealing the Name of My Podcast Excuse Me!
Please consider changing the name of your podcast hear me out, My first Episode was Out in April of 2020 before your October daube, your First name is not Curtis and I’m blessed to have that the first name of Curtis, please don’t take this at me being rude but just please consider other names for your podcast