Welcome to The Huddle, a new podcast series from Brand Federation that explores how the changing workplace empowers brand and marketing professionals to live their best lives and do their best work.
In The Huddle, Chief Product Officer and Managing Partner Rian Chandler-Dovis connects with industry professionals from across the globe to explore their lives, motivations, and inspiration and discuss how the changing face of work is impacting their careers.
“Brand Federation’s business model is predicated on employees working on their own terms, and where they want to,” says Chandler-Dovis, who collaborates with Brand Federation colleagues worldwide to develop brand strategies from her home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. “The Huddle provides a compelling platform to dig deeper into the inspirational lifestyles of those shaping the world’s best branding and marketing today.”
In the inaugural episode, Rian talks with Erin Bishop, a managing director at Brand Federation, about the zigs and zags of her career, her journey to become an end-of-life doula, and why prioritizing wellness has sharpened her ability to deliver brands razor-sharp insights.
Claire Glisson is a strategist working with Brand Federation and other organizations independently out of her home in Amsterdam. Rian chats with her about how it feels to live in a different culture, the pros and cons, her recent travel to Greece, and her love for dogs and dog rescue.
Episode 03 – Mark Speece: Namer of Brands, Dogs, and More
In this episode, Rian chats with Mark Speece (Founder & Naming Director at Signal Stokes), a longtime naming expert about his home in Atlanta, his dogs, his kids, and how naming became his area of expertise.
Catch the full inaugural episodes above, or look for The Huddle wherever you get your podcasts.