CMO Leadership with Ty Hayes

Dive into the insights and strategies of award-winning Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Ty Hayes and leading CMO's and experts.


29. The first 90 days in a CMO or CXO role

How to master the transition and avoid missteps.

Chris Taylor, former guest and the current (and inaugural) Chief Experience Officer (CXO) for men’s health not-for-profit Movember, returns to the show.

In our previous episode with Chris, we spoke about his former not-for-profit marketing team at the Heart Foundation for punching above their weight to become a serial winner, including taking out an AdNews Marketing Team of the Year award back in 2020. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why Chris has been brought in and how he’s reshaping and building a modern team to help this organisation have an even larger global impact;
  • How to make the right impact in your first 90 days and a CMO or CXO role – his strategy for success, including what he focuses on, how he goes about it, and what mistakes and pitfalls to avoid; and
  • Chris’ inside tips on how to get to know your team, other members of the exec and your target audience.

We take detailed notes on every episode containing all the tips and strategies laid out in a 3-4 page summary document. If you hear something you like be sue to download the notes using the pop-up form so you can spend more time taking action, and less time taking notes.

Enjoy the show.


Contact Chris Taylor

  • Find Chris on LinkedIn and mention you heard him on the podcast. Find out more about Movember.

Contact Growth Generators

  • Find out how Ty and Growth Generators can help you design and build a modern marketing team that drives growth using our 5-stage transformation framework. Follow or connect with Ty on LinkedIn.

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About the Show

Are you striving to build a high-performance marketing team that accelerates growth for your organisation?

This podcast is designed specifically for marketing leaders seeking to optimise their team’s performance to drive unparalleled results.

Tune in to:

  • Unlock secrets from top CMO’s on how they’ve crafted dynamic marketing team structures and built modern capabilities
  • Discover agile marketing practices that can triple team productivity and slash time to market
  • Learn the leadership principles and strategies to drive change, create a high-performance team culture and boost staff engagement.
  • Gain insights from interviews with leadership experts and authors, and marketing leaders from accross all industries including Uber, ABC, Calendly and EY.

Your Host – Ty Hayes

Ty is an award-winning former CMO turned business founder, who built and led the #1 marketing team in Australia (AMI Awards) and was ranked the #10 CMO in Australia (CMO50) whilst CMO for a global university. Ty now hosts this podcast and runs Growth Generators with the mission to help CMOs build modern marketing teams that drive growth.