Category Archives: General


Are values important in the media industry?

Last week I attended the National Student Leadership Forum in Canberra, a 4-day conference exploring faith and values and the fundamental role they play in…


Learning your lines

Many years ago I met a potential facilitator in Melbourne, who was an experienced trainer and presenter. Turned out his main gig was acting, but…


A brand is not an experience

Experience has been one of the most popular buzzwords in the strategic communications industry in recent years. However, having a brand experience is not something…


Who ate all the cookies?

Do you ever get the feeling that in media land there is too much cake and cookies…? It’s like publishers are sending in daily air…


Be deliberate about who you are

The concept of having personal brand may seem like full on corporate speak to many. But push past the preconceptions and the reality is that…


Digital Bytes

BREAKING NEWS Apple Investors shrug off icloud hacks Apple has maintained that their security systems are not to blame for the recent iCloud hacks. Rather,…



Celebrity endorsement. It’s not a journey. Every journey ends, but they go on. Money turns over and they bank roll it. Careers disappear, dreams fade….


Be willing to argue

Patrick Lencioni’s model of the 5 dysfunctions of teams is rightly a must read book for all teams. At the bottom of his pyramid sits…