There are a number of industries that have recently been disruptive.
Sales and Marketing professionals can have a unique challenge in terms of bosses who started "in the trenches". All too often, a lot of the same traits that makes someone successful in sales or entrepreneurship, also matches those of a predator. I have[...]
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This week, we are discussing the "turn churn and burn" consultant - one of the 13 dangerous characters you will meet in your career and business.
Richard Nixon's "Madman Theory" is a theory in negotiation with a sense of "madness" is used as a tactic.
Time blocking is a simple but effective way to manage time for creative professionals. In this video, I go through a sample time-blocking day - which strikes a great balance between efficiency and spontenaety.
McKinsey's 3 Horizons is a highly effective tool for innovating, while ensuring your core business is in place. This theory also has applications in Marketing as well - in terms of how much of the budget to put into innovative programs, vs. the tried and[...]
Stephen Covey's classic book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has this amazing matrix called "First Things First". Modernizing it with a butterfly, we take a look at what this can mean in our business and personal life.
Although it is not always easy, it is worth it to have a diverse team, both physically and through points of view.