Thoughts

An inquiring mind constantly creates better and more interesting communications. It looks forward whilst learning from what has gone before and raises the game at every opportunity.

Leadership in a crisis?

The handling of a crisis well has always had the same important ingredients, what has significantly changed is that the power of social media means that the word gets out, and any false steps or errors or should we call that just “misspoke” in this day and age, gets...

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The power of visualisation in persuasion

I never cease to be amazed by the capacity and changing nature of the human brain. I was reading an article today which stated that if our brain was a computer it could store 2.5m gigabytes of data. It also stated that we have 70,000 thoughts a day. Apparently also of...

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Disconnected in a connected world?

I must confess to being a bit of a tech geek. I love all the latest technology and how it makes information more connected and accessible than ever before. I also look forward to the possibility of what cloud computing and the internet of things can do for practically...

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The Real Damage of Misinformation

As consumers we are regularly encouraged to switch service providers in a bid to find a better deal and are led to believe that not only is it the norm, but quick and simple.  Thus, on setting up my new company I opted to change my mobile carrier. I applied for a...

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GDPR – New Legislation or Old Fashioned Morals?

A lot of trees have been felled both virtually and otherwise as experts and commentators have provided their views on the threats and challenges by the impending GDPR legislation. My perspective is this.  Until now providing an organisation could show that it had...

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Leadership Ignites Performance

I am a Fulham Football Club fan and am writing this having watched my club clinch a place in the premiership play off final which entails them going to Wembley for only the second time ever in my lifetime. Why am I mentioning this? Well apart from to share my...

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How Persuasive is Fake News?

The fake news debate is a popular one in our industry and I am often asked what impact it has. Well I read a study the other day which concluded that the speed of dissemination of a fake story versus a valid one is the same. If that is the case, then, how do you best...

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The Beauty of an Inquiring Mind

Some people love to do the same job day in day out, it provides certainty and balance in their lives.  My soul is nurtured by fresh challenges, looking at things in a different way and responding to ever changing circumstances and events.

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