We've covered why it's important to start your projects with a plan of action as an interim CMO, but it's just as important to end your time with an organization well.

That's why we're happy to be back with Kaila Yates, who is sharing her experiences with wrapping up projects as an interim CMO. How you end projects is essential in ensuring the ultimate success of the projects, enhancing your long-term career goals, and gives you peace of mind (not to mention satisfying your own sense of self-worth).

Check out the new episode to find everything you should be thinking about when formulating an exit strategy as an interim CMO.

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Key talking points

  • The importance of "leaving well" as an interim CMO.
  • How to handle handovers and manage expectations once you've left the building.
  • The importance of building your network and taking time for yourself to set yourself up for success on your next project.

About the guest

Kaila has been a marketer for over 30 years, having cut her teeth at IBM and her career has continued in the tech space ever since, with roles around the world.

Having honed her craft, she found her natural curiosity and desire to constantly learn new things drew her to the role of interim CMO. This type of role has given her the opportunity to be constantly exploring new products, enhancing different brands, learning about new business models, and tackling fresh problems. 8 years later, she has no intention of slowing down!

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