How Management Really Feels

Ever since we have had businesses with a management and a workforce, we have enjoyed and endured a unique dynamic of varied perception of situations, opportunities and threats. Management and workforce invariably have a different view of the…

How To Be A Good Client

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Back in the day there was a client and there was a supplier. The client was like a big bad ogre with a purse full of gold and the supplier’s job, much like in the Jack and the Beanstalk story, was to find ways of taking that gold from the…

How To Handle The Friday Afternoon Advertising Sales Call

It’s Friday afternoon and you receive a call out of the blue with an amazing, discounted offer. Half the rate card price if you commit today and further discounts if you agree to go for more than one advertisement. Initially you don’t even…

Is The Apple MacBook Pro Better With A Touch Bar?

3 Months With A New Apple MacBook Pro... At the start of 2017 I purchased a new Apple MacBook Pro. For those who know me this would be a moment that would pass almost unnoticed if it wasn’t for the touch bar, but more of that later. You…

What Subject Should YOU Sponsor?

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I just read an interesting article in Design Week about a high end magazine (£75 per issue) that helps designers understand colour trends. Apart from the price for this high end 'coffee table' publication the really interesting thing is the…

Collaboration Model

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As part of an upcoming talk I will be giving on the value of effective collaboration in commercial team development and successful project management I've created a visual that describes the four stages and the three steps within each, that…

Social Media 2017 Spring Workshops

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I have released a number of dates for my upcoming Social Media Workshops in the early Spring. Bristol 21 March Cambridge 29 March London 19 April (fully booked) Bristol 25 April If you are unable to make one of the dates or if you would…

Creating a Culture of Collaboration

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How To Collaborate More Effectively Creating a culture of collaboration both within your organisation and beyond with stakeholders, customers and partners, is one of the most powerful methods of ensuring a sustainable business that enjoys continual…

TTF Model : Prioritise Your Clients & Projects

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The TTF Model is a simple yet powerful method for prioritising things in line with the value they add to your goals and objectives. Your things, be they actions, plans, clients, projects, or whatever else you have a selection of that you need…

Upcoming New Book

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"I'm writing a book... well in fact I am writing three books in parallel and the first is the one I'll probably be most easily associated with... creating digital content. The other two are going to contain some surprises. Nothing digital,…