Today I became a citizen of Canada. I am officially ready. I have been in Canada on and off since the Millennium; and it is important to state the only reason I have not taken citizenship earlier is my pure … Continue reading A Canadian Experience In VUCA Times
In 2008, I made a pitch to a steering committee about replacing our SharePoint intranet with some kind of early social network technology. We had interviewed stakeholders around the world about how they wanted to interact with each other and … Continue reading “This is about the company; it’s about us, and it’s about me.” Maybe, it can be about you too.
This week is my 10th anniversary at Teekay. I never thought I would stay more than than 3 years. I have had 3 x 3-yr cycles of learning-applying-passing forward. Just when things get easy / dull / dangerous, there has … Continue reading 10-Year Work Anniversary: #WOLweek
Over the last 5-10 years, I have morphed my learning focus away from the straight and narrow of MarComms. At first, it was through the lens of “Enterprise Social” – I saw an opportunity for collaboration tools to unlock new … Continue reading I Am Having An Existential Moment Here! A Reflection on Dystopian Threats And Cultural Cures.
Let’s Talk About “Team” Nothing happens in isolation. It is within the team that the magic happens. How so? Well, here are a few things that showcase our approach… Firstly, sartorial excellence never gets in the way! The team performance … Continue reading The World’s Best Team Photo Was A Result of Our Social (Hive)Mindset
My team makes a lot of content – up to 150-200 videos a year: internal and external focused; across all business areas; and digging into all parts of ‘who we are.’ Sometimes, people ask me variations on these themes: Just what … Continue reading Why Do We Do The (Video) Things We Do?
[Teach Me Something I Don’t Know, episode 5] Memetastic All your memes are belong to us – top internet memes of all time. Ah, growing up online is a magnificent thing. Memetastic yo!“All your memes are belong to us” by … Continue reading Pallid and Inoffensive: TMSIDK Ep.5
[Teach Me Something I Don’t Know, episode 4] Memetastic: A GIF a day keeps the doctor away. Ain’t nothing as memetastic as a good animated GIF (hard G, sorry). After 20 years, GIF are only just finding their groove, witness … Continue reading The Brand of Absence: TMSIDK Ep.4
[Teach Me Something I Don’t Know, episode 3] Memetastic: Fear, loathing, winning, losing…Who cares what’s going on, it’s Buster Keaton. Quote of the Week “Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.” — Peter Drucker … Continue reading People Want Holes: TMSIDK Ep. 3
Teach Me Something I don’t Know, episode 2 Memetastic I have tons of tabs open on my browser, all day long. Part of my workflow is to gently float through the tabs every day, dipping my toe in various channels, … Continue reading Pizza DJs: TMSIDK Ep.2