Category Archives: Business Strategy

Grown up digital

The generation gap between the Net generation and previous generations seems to be widening. Much of it may be due to the significant behaviour and attitude changes – particularly in the way the Net generation puts technology and social media to strategic use. Continue reading

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No, social media is not going away

I’m a change agent and a strategist.  I’ve done that for over 20 years.  Before that, I worked in finance for multinationals. Now, I (also) research  how we’re using social media networks to deliver change.  My partial metamorphosis into a … Continue reading

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Yours socially

A CEO recently told me he had an inkling he needed to get his brands on ‘some of those social media things’ but that he had no idea where to start, or whether social media marketing worked. In contrast, Andrew … Continue reading

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Our new year mashup

I’m never quite sure what to make of year end resolutions – I keep making mine shorter. But like Godin, I think there is no such time as NOW to “use cheap media, available attention and great talent to make something … Continue reading

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Skills to survive and succeed at work

On 10th December, I was invited by the University of Malta to give a lecture on business skills in the work place.  The lecture was part of the DegreePlus programme, which provides young people with practical skills and formative experiences.  I … Continue reading

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Serious skills part 2

Ann E W Stone says that she once read a book that changed the course of her career, and her life.   She learnt that people make snap decisions on others based on ‘signals; and that it was within one’s power … Continue reading

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It’s not about the code

London always gets me to do some soul-searching.  There are days when I wonder why I turned my back on it, in the nineties.  Whenever I am in the city, I guess I reconnect with the part of me I … Continue reading

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The never-ending search for learning

Next Tuesday I’m off to Berlin for Online Educa Berlin , a get-together for technologists and strategists in Europe.  It’s the first time I’m attending, so I’m really curious about what I’m going to find.  I must admit – I’ve … Continue reading

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Outside In

There’s something mildly dysfunctional about being a consultant engaged to work as part of a team on the inside.    In most cases, as a change agent, your role within the client’s corporate environment is fairly clear.  You’ve been called in to devise … Continue reading

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