19 episodes

How do you take control of your life, and your career, without a guide to help you along? Talk West is a conversation-based podcast that goes beyond the LinkedIn profile to understand the nuances of our guests’ personal, and career, journeys. Tune in every other week to hear compelling stories, key insights and strategies about manifesting growth opportunities, unlocking new business potentials, and spearheading your professional journey.

Walk West is a full-service branding and marketing agency based in Raleigh, NC. Join us as we chat with thought leaders, business experts, and former Walk West clients, as well as the people who have helped Walk West flourish into North Carolina’s fastest growing agency.

Podcast Production by Earfluence. Hosted by Mike “Mango” Manganillo, Vice President, Marketing and Growth, and Derek Ross, Senior Account Supervisor.

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    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

How do you take control of your life, and your career, without a guide to help you along? Talk West is a conversation-based podcast that goes beyond the LinkedIn profile to understand the nuances of our guests’ personal, and career, journeys. Tune in every other week to hear compelling stories, key insights and strategies about manifesting growth opportunities, unlocking new business potentials, and spearheading your professional journey.

Walk West is a full-service branding and marketing agency based in Raleigh, NC. Join us as we chat with thought leaders, business experts, and former Walk West clients, as well as the people who have helped Walk West flourish into North Carolina’s fastest growing agency.

Podcast Production by Earfluence. Hosted by Mike “Mango” Manganillo, Vice President, Marketing and Growth, and Derek Ross, Senior Account Supervisor.

    The History of Marketing in the Triangle

    The History of Marketing in the Triangle

    The Triangle's marketing history is complicated, and we gathered three of our area's industry leaders to discuss the Triangle's marketing growth, milestones and future.

    • 41 min
    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Cara Rousseau , CMO at Discover Durham

    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Cara Rousseau , CMO at Discover Durham

    Cara Rousseau is the CMO of Discover Durham. Today she talks about her passion for her current role as CMO of Discover Durham, love of working in the travel industry, and her answer to the heated debate, Duke or UNC.

    • 27 min
    Karen Albritton and Donald Thompson: Connecting Business Strategy and Marketing

    Karen Albritton and Donald Thompson: Connecting Business Strategy and Marketing

    Marketing moves fast – new channels, approaches and technologies are constantly emerging.

    And expectations for marketing and brand are changing.

    Leaders today expect answers to questions like “If I spend this money in branding, what will I get for it?”, “We have really big goals. Can I count on marketing to deliver?” or “There are lots of different areas of the business that are competing for investment. What’s the ROI on an investment in marketing?”

    • 35 min
    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Abha Bowers, Senior Vice President at Walk West

    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Abha Bowers, Senior Vice President at Walk West

    Abha Bowers is the Senior Vice President at Walk West. Today she talks about being on stage, how she got into marketing, what's going on at Walk West, and her side hustle that has led her to increased focus and wellness in the workplace.
    Hosted by Derek Ross and Mike Manganillo, Talk West delivers real conversations with business professionals, as they share their journey and how it shaped their career path. 

    Talk West is brought to you by Walk West, and is produced by Earfluence.

    • 29 min
    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Karen Albritton, Walk West CEO

    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Karen Albritton, Walk West CEO

    Karen Albritton is the CEO at Walk West. Today she talks about how her experience has provided her with the tools needed to become the CEO of a INC 5000 fastest growing private companies.

    • 30 min
    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Brian Phillips, Walk West VP, Creative Director

    Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Brian Phillips, Walk West VP, Creative Director

    Brian Phillips is the new creative director and VP at Walk West. Today he talks about why he felt like an outcast growing up, and how we can convert big ideas into business success.

    Hosted by Derek Ross and Mike Manganillo, Talk West delivers real conversations with business professionals, as they share their journey and how it shaped their career path.

    • 27 min

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4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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