Eric Lent is the Global Chief Marketing Officer for World 50. As a key senior leader, Eric runs the marketing function globally, where he has strategic and tactical responsibility for the development and delivery of overall marketing performance and brand strategy.
Outside of work, Eric is an advisor to 48in48, an organization dedicated to building websites for non-profits. Previously, he served as Board Chairman for the Towson University College of Business and Economics, where he received the Dean’s Recognition Award for his lifetime of career successes.
[00:01 – 10:56] The Leader’s Journey
[10:57 – 14:45] Experience is the Best Teacher
[14:46 – 20:42] Leadership in 2020
[20:43 – 23:07] Closing Segment
“You need to think about your career less about climbing the ladder and more about circling a mountain.” – Eric Lent
“To get to the greatest growth means it not only take experiences that help you advance vertically within an organization but also try to take on experiences that help you learn horizontally, learn about other functions, learn about other parts of the business. Because when you do that, you become a better functional leader.” – Eric Lent
“We need to model the change that we need to see.” – Eric Lent
“Take the step forward. Be bold. Be brave. Step into the mess because when you put yourself into those type of situations, you experience exponential growth. Career changing growth.” – Eric Lent
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