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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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….

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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…