Walter Pike shares about how our confidence in ourselves, together with our sense of self worth (self-esteem) and ability to be non-judgemental relate to our ability to have difficult conversations, using as an example his involvement in Slut Walk and having conversations about victim blaming and rape culture. He also discusses with Telana about group think and how to spread ideas, especially for marketing purposes, using his Directed Activism methodology and social media.
Walter Pike started in marketing and advertising in the heyday of the modern marketing era. He worked for multinational brands running their advertising and worked in advertising agencies – as Client Service and Strategy Planning Director. He headed the marketing and advertising faculty at a leading advertising school. Walter Pike is a leading thinker in the new era of marketing, the social era, he runs a social marketing agency and is the founder and owner of the Digital Academy. He is an organiser of #SlutwalkJhb
Before that, he used to farm citrus and play polo.
For fun, he now takes photographs, releases fish caught on fly and has just started polo again.
Could we change the world by changing the type of conversations we have?
What if we were to have more of the type of conversations that are full of meaning and purpose, that shift things forward, that help us and others grow.
These conversations are the ones that count.
So let’s talk Communication.
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