In this podcast, Rishad Tobaccowala discussed the importance of understanding the soul of the business. He emphasized how important it is to nurture creativity. He warned about not getting distracted with too much math but also keep an eye on the mission. This will help create a human-centric and human-powered organization. A session is a good watch for aspiring leaders tasked to build future organizations amidst the age of data and intelligence.
1:31 Rishad’s journey.
5:05 Rishad’s current role.
8:42 On Publicis.
12:03 Transformational changes in the media industry.
20:26 Transforming a culture heavy company.
30:43 Math is good but don’t forget the mission.
35:16 Staying human in the age of data.
46:50 The mental operating system.
53:12 Leading with the soul.
56:43 Striking a balance between data and creativity.
1:00:30 Rishad’s success mantra.
1:06:25 Rishad’s favorite reads.
1:13:08 Closing remarks.
RISHAD TOBACCOWALA is a chief growth officer at Publicis Groupe, an advertising and communications firm with 80,000 employees worldwide. Hailed by Time magazine as one of the top five marketing innovators and recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders, he regularly presents keynotes at industry conferences and speaks at global organizations such as Kellogg’s, IBM, Amazon, Google, and Facebook.
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