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Leaders, open up your calendars NOW!

Here’s why everyone, especially leaders, should have open calendars. I benefited a lot from calendar stalking. It’s my favourite post-lunch activity to do and I’ve never been shy about admitting it Stalking open calendars also help time your emai...

Are critical feedback conversations uncmofortable?

Are critical feedback conversations with your team uncomfortable? That’s probably because you haven’t appreciated them enough An appreciation culture will earn you the right to give critical feedback as often as you want to because when delivered...

If you want to grow, make yourself useless

If you really want to grow within an organisation, you have to continuously make yourself redundant. Sounds very counter intuitive, doesn’t it? Hoarding information, power, responsibility is sometimes an instinctive reaction. You don’t want to s...

Create safe space, don't just talk about it

Safe space is something you create, not talk about. If you’ve done your job right, there will be no need to say “This is a safe space” An office can have varying degrees of psychological safety depending upon the leader. Managers/Team Leads are s...

Think about these when you're posting on social media

Posting on social media is easy, yet difficult. Very easy to get lost in metrics like likes, shares, comments and #trending’ posts. These are outcomes, not objectives. Instead, focus on: 1) Value over Virality Virality is overrated. A stolen mem...

Tech marketing teams need to learn from the entertainment industry

Tech #marketing teams of the future should learn from the entertainment industry, not other marketing teams Product launch video? Learn from someone who’s done a movie/game trailer Podcast? Learn from a Radio Jockey who knows how to engage an au...

Why should you invest in structured learning?

Structured learning (courses, workshops & guidebooks, not webinars, blogs, popular books or podcasts) is under-appreciated, even discouraged. They’re expensive, require long term commitment and don’t enjoy the same attention as shorter conten...