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The Marketing Book Podcast: "Leadership in Focus" by Vern Oakley

Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best on Camera by Vern Oakley


Vern Oakley is a veteran filmmaker, teacher, speaker, and industry thought leader.

Through Tribe Pictures, the film production company he founded in 1986 where he serves as CEO and Creative Director, Vern has directed numerous short and long-form films and has won over five hundred international industry awards.

He and his firm has worked with leaders of Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions.  His films have helped launch some of the industry’s largest public offerings and have been credited with raising billions of dollars in contributions to colleges, universities, and philanthropies.

And, interesting fact...  

He worked with Andy Warhol on his first digital portrait with Debbie Harry from Blondie.

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Show Notes

Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best on Camera by Vern Oakley

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

Vern Oakley's website

Tribe Pictures

Vern Oakley’s Twitter

Vern Oakley’s LinkedIn

Vern Oakley’s Facebook

Leadership in Focus Book Video



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Douglas Burdett
Douglas Burdett
The Principal and Founder of Artillery, Douglas Burdett is a former artillery officer and Madison Avenue ad man. He also hosts The Marketing Book Podcast, where he interviews authors every week about the latest in modern marketing and sales.

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