Episode #4 w/ Ben Harmanus from HubSpot: On Building Resilience and Learning to Fail

Ben Harmanus is Head of Brand Marketing EMEA, set up and hosts HubSpot's Digital Helpdesk podcast, and co-authored the best-selling conversion book, Content Design. Ben took me back to his Hubspot early days and explains how a combination of resilience and determination enabled him to get the podcast off the ground despite his colleague's initial reservations. In a previous life, Ben was heavily engaged in extreme sports and explains how that has shaped his thoughts about failure.

Ben Harmanus is Head of Brand Marketing EMEA, set up and hosts HubSpot's Digital Helpdesk podcast, and co-authored the best-selling conversion book, Content Design.

Ben took me back to his HubSpot early days and explains how a combination of resilience and determination enabled him to get the podcast off the ground despite his colleague's initial reservations.

In a previous life, Ben was heavily engaged in extreme sports and explains how that has shaped his thoughts about failure.

Topics Discussed
01:23 - Early Days at HubSpot
04:40 - Representing Women in Tech
05:51 - Accepting Challenges and Creating Opportunities
12:61 - Helping People to Work From Home
14:31 - How to Gauge the Success of a Podcast
19:30 - Ways to Improve the Podcast Experience
29:34 - Choosing Sustainability Over Price
40:51 - Learning to Fail
57:45 - Helping Others Succeed
1:07:59 - Using Coaches to Improve Yourself
1:14:01 - Working as a Team

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