The below posts have all been tagged with: Leadership.

My Manager Swears By It!

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm

  This is the sixth and final article in my Content Marketing Academy live 17 (CMA Live 17) series. I’ve called it My Manager Swears By It.   Doug Kessler spoke to the audience about swearing in marketing. So what does he think about swearing in marketing and what can we learn from his message? …

There’s Always Something to Learn

Posted: August 10, 2017 at 11:11 pm

There’s always something to learn. We learn from every life experience, failure and success. I really believe this. So why is it many organisations spend more money on training rather than developing people, and when we’re self employed we either see development as a business luxury or we buy into vocational training or free sessions?…

Every Big Opportunity Starts With A Little Conversation

Posted: August 1, 2017 at 10:23 pm

Every Big Opportunity Starts With A Little Conversation the words of Stefan Thomas at Content Marketing Academy Live 17 or CMA Live17. Stefan also makes this statement in his book, Instant Networking.   Leadership Communication   The subtitle to this article is: What Can Leaders Learn From Networking? This is the third of my articles…

Keeping Leadership Simple and Being Accessible

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 12:07 am

I’ve taken Roger Edwards’ CMA Live 17 and called it Keeping Leadership Simple and Being Accessible   This is the second of my Content Marketing Academy Conference or CMA Live 17 articles. It’s three weeks since the conference and I’m still seeing the links between leadership and / or organisation development and content marketing.  …

Can Leaders in Organisations Learn From Content Marketing?

Posted: June 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This is the first of six articles I’m writing from my recent content marketing experience.  For those of you reading articles last year will know I love to draw parallels between content marketing and leaders communication. For the second year in a row on 8 June I packed my bags and headed North across the boarder…

Is the business ready for your employees kids going off to university?

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:50 pm

Employees kids going off to university?  Are you ready?   Employees kids going off to university – An adventure, new beginning, but does everyone feel the same?  Do you know how many of your team or the number of people in your organisation have a son or daughter going off to university? Is the business really…

Can Social Media Inform Organisation Communication?

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Social Media and Organisation Communication – A Match Destined To Be Made In Heaven?   Can social media inform organisation and leadership communication? What do you think?   So, last week I wrote about what leaders can learn from content marketing.  This week I thought I’d continue on a similar theme and link social media with great…

Content Marketing – The Human Face of Your Business

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 5:41 pm

The Content Marketing Academy 2016 Last week, 2 – 3 June 2016, I went to Edinburgh to my first Content Marketing Academy Conference.  If you look at the website it says: “The Day My Business Changed Forever”.   Quite a bold statement!  But mine will!  I know it will – and that’s because there are…

Top 10 Leadership Tips Helping You Become an On-Point Leader

Posted: April 28, 2016 at 5:24 pm

Are you Missing the Point in Leadership? Time and time again I hear people saying since they became a manager or leader they are overwhelmed, stressed, too busy, have too many people issues, and so on! We know this can be for many reasons.  Some middle leaders feel sandwiched between the tension of Executive decision-making…

Leadership Competencies

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Leadership “Selfies”     During late February early March 2016 we ran a poll on the leadership “Selfie” people felt to be the most important in Leadership. The above image reports visually the responses we received.  As you can see self awareness tops the poll significantly. I have to say I wasn’t surprised at the responses.  Perhaps…

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