The Listening Boss Starter Pack: Speaking Truth to Power Part3.

How about this, something practical to help overcome the ‘speaking truth to power’ problem: The Listening Boss Starter Pack; A picture of General Custer to hang on the wall, A Jesters Hat, A Trojan Horse paper weight / desk ornament, and A Darth Vader Lego Character (we all like a bit of fun). You receive […]

Be. More. Human. The Killer App v Designing Out The Idiot

  Huge thanks to Mark Schaefer for the midweek boost at Academi Wales Summer School. It was a fantastic gallop through ‘everything you need to know about social media marketing’, there’s a great graphic of the presentation at the end of the post. Its the third time I’ve seen Mark speak and as previously; he […]

Conversation is action… because… we learn when we talk.

It always pleases my wife when I quote Elvis, so here goes….. “A little less conversation, a little more action please”. No hidden meaning there, so lets move on, swiftly. Well, as it turns out Conversation is Action, Pam Luckock told me at a Working With Not To event recently. This comes as a huge relief, as I […]

Winston Churchill and the ‘fight them on the beaches’ Pie Chart

A while ago I was Guest Editor for Comms2Point0. Thank you to Dan Slee and Darren Caveney for the invite.  Here’s the post I wrote: Excellent News! Through extensive research* I’ve located a picture of Winston Churchill from June 1940, practicing his Powerpoint presentation of the ‘fight them on the beaches’ speech. If you squint […]

A470 Road Trip! 5 Hours of Deep Conversation and Beautiful Scenery.

This is the uniform we wear in Wales when embarking on a pilgrimage along the A470. To quote Wikipedia, ‘the 186 mile long road from Cardiff in the South to Llandudno on the North Coast’. To quote the recent BBC Radio4 programme by Cerys Matthews on the Welsh M1 “the A470 is a Celtic Road and like […]