Learning, rehearsal and performance spaces – they are orchestrated in different ways. The willingness to share beyond boundaries – leveraging Periscope to bring close those who cannot attend in person. The curated spaces – each decorated to evoke a feeling … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned At #SocialAgeSafari
One of the first products we made in our personal branding investigation was The Brain! There is a plethora of books on the market about decision-making, y’know Gladwell, Kahneman and Lehrer an’ all. It made sense to take some of the simple … Continue reading We Think We Are In Control. Not So. That Would Be Our Brain.
Not quite sure what to do in this fierce, fantastic future of work? Need a little push in the right direction? Step right this way, here are #14Actions that can keep you relevant, push you into the orbit of other … Continue reading If We Take These #14Actions, Victory Is Ours!
A bit like HR, the Communications dept. of the modern enterprise has become bloated and self-important. Everything communicators touch is just so important that they need an extra team member to coordinate that project, or professionalise this process. Bunkum and … Continue reading The Secret To My Success: Fewer Resources, Smaller Budgets
I met another person recently who repeated back to me the sentence I used for years about showing up: “I would love to blog but I just don’t have the time…” I gagged slightly, I said nothing. WordPress informed me … Continue reading I (Re)learned One Thing From Writing 212 Blog Posts In 2014
I am putting together a long list of goals for the team for 2015, based on everyone giving me…a long list. 2015 should be fun, same as it ever was. My own goals are heavily skewed to the personal – … Continue reading 2015 Goals: This Time It’s (Even More) Personal
I will get to working out loud, but first some context setting. I went to Australia recently. Nothing particularly strange occurred, and Australia has a 90% overlap with my own life in Canada (and the one I had in UK). … Continue reading As Context Changes, So Does, Well, Everything. #WOLWeek
Living in the wet Pacific North-West, nothing please me like a sunny summer’s day, for sure. However, when autumn shows up, so does my melancholy, that most sumptuous of emotional states. I start to look within much more, whereas normally … Continue reading Autumn: On Falling
I attended a Hyper Island event in Vancouver last week and Tim Leake made mention of challenging our thinking in this way: What are the Frequently Unasked Questions? Yes. What are those topics that get swept under the rug, or … Continue reading FUQs: Frequently Unasked Questions
I shared a short tale about a young professional’s reflective philosophy last week <Ponder, Ponder, Ponder, Collaborate, Re-think, Revise, Submit.> She is in good company, for this week such an approach was reinforced twice by admirable people. Firstly, my colleague … Continue reading Let’s Ponder Some More…
I led a personal branding workshop on Friday evening, and we talked about how important it is in life to let people know how you can best help them. Branding is a synthesis process, distilling all your greatness down to … Continue reading Blogging Here Is An Incubation Process
According to Shots of Awe, “the Instagram generation experiences the present as an anticipated memory.” We actively design what that later memory will be like. We all become artists / architects – we are building our memorial maps. Is it … Continue reading Experiencing The Present As An Anticipated Memory