Take a fascinating journey into the future as Stylus experts, alongside industry thought-leaders and commentators, unpack tomorrow’s trends and unearth bold new opportunities. Check back every Tuesday for new episodes.


Episode 87: How Creative Conflict Can Boost Your Business

In this episode, Christian Ward, head of Multimedia Strategy at Stylus, discusses how conflict can be a good thing for your business. With Ian Leslie – journalist and author of Conflicted: Why Arguments Are Tearing Us Apart and How They Can Bring Us Together, and Estella Shardlow – senior editor of Consumer Lifestyle at Stylus.

Episode 86: Adapting to the Pace of Change

In this episode, Christian Ward, head of Multimedia Strategy at Stylus, talks to Zoe Scaman, founder of Bodacious, about adapting to the pace of change as a brand. When technology, media and culture move so fast, how do you actually grab the opportunities out there and make tangible use of them?

Episode 85: Turning Passions into Businesses

In this episode, Christian Ward, head of multimedia strategy at Stylus, talks to Jaime Schmidt, founder of deodorant and personal care brand Schmidt's Naturals, about turning passions into businesses, and the skills and strategies that brand founders need to know.

Episode 84: Gaps in the Market – Five Consumer Challenges

This episode features five brilliant thought-leaders – Michael Miraflor, Josh Constine, Jarrod Dicker, Cherie Hu, and Sam Freedman – answering the question: what's a consumer problem or challenge that you don't think has been solved yet? What their answers reveal are consumer pain points that need to be addressed – essentially, unlocking new markets and roadmaps for brand growth. With additional comment from Stylus analysts.

Episode 83: The Business of Post-Pandemic Wellness

In this episode, Christian Ward, head of Brand Engagement & Multimedia Strategy at Stylus, explores the business of wellbeing. What new opportunities for consumers and brands are emerging in the post-pandemic fitness and wellness space? With Rick Stollmeyer, co-founder of Mindbody, and Estella Shardlow, senior editor of Consumer Lifestyle – Stylus.

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