Before We Finish: Pip Stocks, CEO of BrandHook
One of my favourite things about work is the interesting people I meet every day. When I remember, I ask people five quick questions ‘before we finish’ our meetings. This edition: Pip Stocks, the CEO of BrandHook, a customer and brand experience consultancy.
Who is your last text from? What does it say?
One of the mums from my eldest son’s school seeing if I could log in to the portal for teacher meetings. I am the class rep and did mange to help!
Do you have a mentor?
Not really – not an official one. I do have a lot of people I respect and will catch up with those people regularly.
Favourite failure? (your own)
I have had a go at lot of things and am good at moving forward. I don’t dwell too much on the past. There is one particular fail though that stands out where we were told a business-changing pitch for a client was ours to lose…. and we lost it. We just didn’t get what they wanted and delivered something totally sub standard. We also made a film of our people talking about our values and looking back at it, it was cringe-worthy! I give this example as a keynote on how to do it differently. It is quite a funny 30 minutes!
What podcast do you never miss?
What haven’t you achieved yet?
Loads! I have obviously worked a lot in consultancies so trying to build a product or service would be fab