Integrate & Ignite Podcast
About This Show
Entrepreneurial leaps of faith require an enormous amount of business savvy and insight. They also require fearless passion, an unwavering commitment, and the ability to take risks. But, it is the wisest and most successful entrepreneurs that know the value of advice, that can listen, and that can also share their experiences with others.
Welcome to Integrate & Ignite, a podcast that explores the nature of what it means to be an entrepreneur. Every episode is crafted to make people think, to spark some “aha!” moments, and to illustrate just how important a truly integrated business and marketing strategy – and a solid, inspired brand presence – is to success and longevity.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 55: Survive, Thrive and, Succeed, with Rick Wright of Children's HopeChest
6 days ago
SHOW NOTES Rick has been in executive leadership roles specifically in the areas of new business development, business-to-business and business-to-consumer advertising, non-profit fundraising and ministry marketing, both as a client and as an agency representative. In marketing and new business development, Rick has designed successful marketing plans, implemented financially accountable marketing processes, developed dynamic sales teams and focused business development efforts toward advantageous and profitable prospects. Rick has a passion for career ministry, coaching and supporting those in job transition. Rick has been integral in strategic planning initiatives and the launch of 5 key programs for non-profit organization within a 6-month period exceeding the fundraising goals of $2 million through donor acquisitions and affinity sponsorship agreements. As a seasoned executive building new business initiatives, Rick developed a strategic marketing plan and media partnership alliance, increasing profitability by 25% of $75 million for a leading non-profit organization. Through an aggressive new business and targeted sales initiative, Rick was successful in contract negotiations and agreements with 7 of the top 10 targeted prospective clients leading to $5 million in revenue over a 6-month time frame.