A Week From Now Things Could Be Very Different

  Rihanna has just become one of three acts to top the UK singles chart seven times in seven straight years. This achievement hasn’t been hit for a few decades and she now joins The Beatles and Elvis Presley in their successful runs. Obscure you may say and what of it? Who cares about the number 7 and topping the …

Taking the Online Offline- 7 Ways to Help People Know You’re Trustworthy

  Taking the Online Offline- 7 Ways to Help People Know You’re Trustworthy We’ve gone through three different stages when it comes to people’s interaction with others on the Internet. Stage 1- Get people online. Stage 2- Get people interacting online. Stage 3- Get people interacting offline using online tools. I love Stage 3. Do you meet people offline that …

Time To Think Inside A Box?

  A lot of us think its important to think outside the box, and although that’s true, its important for some to voluntarily climb into one. To hunker down. Limit options. Narrow focus. And fill that space. Blue sky thinking can sometimes be an excuse for a lack of discipline. Coming up with new ideas can hide us from the …

Me Me Me

  This cartoon from Hugh Macleod always makes me chuckle! I was reminded of it when I read a great article about persuasion by Derek Halpern of Social Triggers blog. He talks about the ways people fail when trying to reach others with a bigger platform. They want their attention to get more exposure but they make one crucial mistake. …