Thinking

Our recent (and sometimes not so recent) thoughts and ramblings

I really like the week between Christmas and New Year. It offers time to catch up and look to the year ahead. Time to be indulgent and spend some time reading around things. I have also been a long time fan of Gerd Leonhard, a futurist...

Let’s be honest. The point at which you start managing others and not just looking after your own workload is a pretty big change. Maybe not quite what having kids is like but actually similar in some respects. More to think about. More sleepless nights....

Tomorrow I am heading to a place called Pokhara in Nepal - on a paragliding trip. I have for a long time extolled the virtues of taking a break and pursuing your passion. I’m passionate about places. Indeed, much of my work is intrinsically about place and...

How was your first week back at work? Do you feel refreshed after the Christmas break and excited about getting to grips with the year ahead? Like me, you might have done a bit of reading around what is new and exciting in the world of...

I sometimes flippantly say I am looking for a job in digital with absolutely nothing to do with websites. Why? Because they are hard work! No new website get’s born into this world without a certain amount of blood, sweat and tears. Once live the...

When I was at school my careers teacher made me complete a very long questionnaire and fed into a very large computer. Sometime later (probably about a week later) the dot matrix printer churned out my ideal job profile. That must have been something like...

If you haven't seen this you should take five minutes to watch it.   I have for a long time been impressed with what these guys are doing. And remember, just because it’s government doesn’t mean it has to be anything less than brilliant. Last week I heard Russell...

Last week was Digital Cream 2014, a roundtable event run by Econsultancy. Over 200 client side marketers in one room for the day and an opportunity to do exactly what you often struggle to do at more traditional conference style events. Talk. Exceptionally valuable! This...

During 2013 we’ve worked in four continents across sectors as diverse as Health and Beauty, Equipment Hire, Office Design, Financial Services and of course Travel and Tourism to deliver projects which covered strategy and planning, digital consultancy and training and development. Where Visit Wales is concerned...

Any report with the words organisation, digital and transformation in the title is bound to get my attention. Being a long time advocate of wider organisational change to better support digital marketing I am endlessly fascinated about how to drive demonstrable change and how organisations...