Creative Directors, Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Ross Floate, Creative & Strategy Director at We are you

June 27, 2019

Ross Floate is the Creative & Strategy Director at We are you, a digital agency with global locations in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Tuil, Den Bosch, Tilburg, Sofia, Lisbon and Melbourne.

Balance the Grind had a great conversation with Ross about his role as Creative & Strategy Director, typical day in his life, minimising meetings, volunteering and mentoring as a way to find balance and more.

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Interviews, Marketing & Comms

Balancing the Grind With Alex Lefley, Director, Brand at Edelman Melbourne

June 26, 2019

Alex Lefley is the Director for the Edelman Melbourne Brand team, with over a decade’s worth of experience working in PR and communications, with the last eight years specialising in social media marketing.

In addition to working at Edelman, Alex lectures at the University of Melbourne teaching an advance practical module for the Masters of Marketing Communications degree.

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Founders, Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Joe Pulizzi, Co-Founder of The Orange Effect Foundation

June 26, 2019

Joe Pulizzi is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and podcaster.

He’s the founder of multiple startups, including the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), the leading content marketing educational resource for enterprise brands, recognized as the fastest growing business media company by Inc. magazine in 2014 and 2015.

Currently Joe is spending his time at the Orange Effect Foundation (OEF), an organisation he co-founded with his wife, which delivers funds to children and families for speech therapy services and technology.

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CEOs, Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Suzi Dafnis, CEO of HerBusiness

June 26, 2019

Suzi Dafnis is the CEO of HerBusiness, a membership community that provides training, resources, mentoring and support for women who want to market and grow their business.

She has been featured in many national publications, including The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, MyBusiness Magazine, Voyeur (Virgin Blue’s in flight magazine), as well as on numerous radio and television programs.

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Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Andrea Ingham, VP of Business Partnerships at BuzzFeed Australia

June 26, 2019

Andrea Ingham is the VP of Business Partnerships at BuzzFeed Australia. Prior to Buzzfeed, Andrea was the Head of Sales ANZ at Spotify and has also led sales teams at companies such as Nine and Souther Cross Austereo for the past 10 years.

Balance the Grind had the pleasure of talking to Andrea about her sales background, a day in her life at Buzzfeed, balancing her career with her family, favourite podcasts and more.

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Creative Directors, Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Daniel Isenberg, Associate Creative Director at Octagon

June 26, 2019

Daniel Isenberg is the Associate Creative Director on the Octagon content team, specializing in sports and entertainment marketing.

For over a decade, Daniel worked as a music journalist, writing for publications such as Complex, Pigeons & Planes and NahRight, and he still publishes articles in his free time.

Daniel’s in-depth interview with DJ Premier was awarded Best Music Journalism by Red Bull Music Academy in March, 2014.

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CEOs, Founders, Interviews

Balancing the Grind With Valeria Ignatieva, Co-CEO & Co-Founder of WORK180

June 26, 2019

Valeria Ignatieva is the Co-CEO & Founder of WORK180, an international jobs network that connects employers with talented women. WORK180 is now operating in Australia, UK and will be launching soon in the US.

Balance the Grind spoke to Valeria about the inspiration behind WORK180, what her role as Co-CEO entails, managing a company with 100% remote workers, disabling notifications on her phone and more.

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