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
I wrote recently that my blogging days are slightly on the wane. I am not spent, but I am refocusing my journey with a marketing first lens. I am producing more and more work – 200-300 pieces a year at … Continue reading Teach Me Something I Don’t Know: Ep.1
I had a whole load to get off my chest. 20 years of uncertainty, maybe. I should have been blogging since the early 2000s, I had it in me, but also an obstinate, lazy streak. I needed an avenue of … Continue reading Marketing Is The Best Organizational Change Methodology