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How to Rapidly Become a More Effective Leader

So you're struggling to lead a team. It's okay, it happens.

26 days

Shaping the Future of Content Marketing

Content is king and will continue to rule for many years to come. However, designing and publishing more content is no longer equal to more web traffic. There are more than 440 million blogs in the world (not including the Tumbr which alone has 400 million of them). All these are directed at nearly 7.5 billion population of the world. Not stopping at this, the number of blogs is constantly on the rise so the need for creative content marketing ideas was never more pronounced as you have to create a compelling need for people to come to your blog bypassing all your competitors.

1 month

4 Reasons You Should Be More Tenacious

It was the 2015 NBA Finals – game 3. Cleveland Cavaliers backup point guard Mathew Dellavedova would not quit. He played 90 feet of defense every possession, held NBA MVP Stephen Curry to 10-20 shooting with 6 turnovers, and dove on the floor for loose balls a minimum of 7 times. Dellavedova was undrafted out of college, is under-sized and under-skilled, but he had something other players on the court didn’t – tenacity.

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Are the Trolls Taking over LinkedIn?

Over the past few months I have focused on several topical subjects on LinkedIn Publishing which have featured various celebrities including Jamie Oliver, Jack Ma, Michael Jacksonand Jack Dorsey. What has struck me most from these articles are the astonishing number of personal insults levelled at me for daring to (supposedly) besmirch their idols.

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Use Anticipation to Turn Disruption Into Opportunity

For the longest time, cable television was a miraculous technology that not everybody had in their homes, mostly because not everybody could afford it. Now, not everyone has it in their homes because YouTube TV, Sling TV, and other new, emerging technologies have disrupted the broadcast industry. So why didn’t Spectrum think of it first? Why did they become the disrupted and not the disruptor?

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The Secret Of 21st Century Business Success Using Agility & Innovation

In my 20s I ran a top-flight strategy and innovation consultancy. My business partner and I, with our fast-growing team, worked with C-Suite executives from over one hundred Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies to help them grapple with the digital and disrupted world and innovate the business models of the future.

2 months

3 Simple Ways to Immediately Inspire Your Team

There are thousands of definitions of leadership. After studying the field for years and interviewing thousands of great leaders, I define it this way: Someone whose actions inspire, empower, and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time.

2 months

How to Stay Relevant at Work

Today I learnt about spatial programming which help build virtual reality games to run them on 5G networks. I also learned about machine learning techniques to develop speech recognition software for a personal assistant or a Bot. What I felt is that I am probably late by few quarters learning about it. But then I have to if I must stay relevant for the next ten years. I must keep updating myself.

2 months

5 Signs It's Time to Develop Your Leadership Skills

We all look for signs that give us an indication that we're doing the right things. Children look to their parents for praise when they've done something well. Students anxiously await final grades to see if the work they put in added up. However, when it comes to leadership and knowing exactly how you are doing in the workplace, the signs tend to be less noticeable.

2 months

7 Ways to Build Psychological Safety in your Business

Can I ask you one thing? Do all your staff feel able to speak their minds without any fear of judgement or ridicule? If the answer’s ‘yes’, then congrats. You’ve achieved the holy grail of business – a workplace with psychological safety at its heart. From my experience as a business coach though, the answer’s much more likely to be ‘no’.