leadership

November 7, 2015

Giving strategy a soul with stories

One of the best sessions at this year’s APMSA conference two weeks ago was delivered by Anecdote‘s Mark Schenk. In his session “Giving Strategy a Soul: Putting Stories to Work …

August 14, 2015

Run to Lead: Managing your low points

Part 5 of the Run to Lead series I recently completed my first marathon-length run. It was 42 kilometres by myself at night, carrying my nutrition and …

July 30, 2015

10 essential core values of a leading personal brand

While the term ‘personal brand’ is a relatively recent reference, the concept has been around for as long as there has been leadership and reputations. Some of …

July 24, 2015

Personal branding: how to increase your influence in 10 steps

Brands are everywhere. In today’s world, branding doesn’t only apply to companies, it’s personal as well. Some people have a personal brand which is also a company …

July 15, 2015

10 invaluable lessons from John Jantsch

John Jantsch is the real deal. He’s a best-selling author, speaker, consultant, as well as a prolific writer and publisher. With titles including Duct Tape Marketing, The Referral Engine …

July 1, 2015

8 great podcasts on leadership, brand strategy and marketing

When it comes to deeper engagement via content marketing, publishing podcasts are an incredibly effective way to connect with audiences. From a personal development and growth perspective, …

June 24, 2015

Engagement is changing rapidly: Key points from the 2014 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker has been reporting on global internet trends since 1995 when she was an analyst at Morgan Stanley.  Now in its 20th year, the annual Internet …

June 23, 2015

5 great TED talks on leadership

TED talks are a fantastic resource for development, learning and inspiration. TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is a popular speaker series started in 1984 …

June 22, 2015

Run to Lead: Stay positive

Part 4 of the Run to Lead Series Over the weekend I ran my second trail race, a 22km half-marathon in the hills outside of Perth Western …

June 18, 2015

Got a great idea? Good for you. Now go make it happen!

Sometimes it feels like everyone has a great idea. Most of us have spent countless hours talking about a fantastic business idea with our friends, family and colleagues. How much …