Steve Blakeman Business Expert

Steve is Global Media Lead - Nestlé at Mindshare. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Director - Global Accounts for OMD based in London / Paris leading Groupe Renault and CEO for OMD in Asia for 4 years based in Singapore. At OMD, he increased billings by +60% to over US$ 5bn and won 1000+ industry awards including agency network wins at the Cannes Lions (2013) and Festival of Media Asia (2013). He was named by LinkedIn as a 'Top 10 Writer' for 3 consecutive years (15/16/17). His first book 'How to be a Top 10 Writer on LinkedIn' is a Best Seller on Amazon. Steve holds a Bachelor in Psychology from Liverpool University. 

 

5 Cautionary Tales From The Office Christmas Party

With this year's festive frolicking fully underway I thought I'd take the time to share a few scary stories about how the office Xmas bash can quickly descend into all manner of career limiting shenanigans.

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Will you watch Facebook Watch?

Two years ago I wrote an article on LinkedIn, which mused on whether Facebook would buy Netflix and start streaming their own content. Well it seems my prediction was only half right - although they didn't snap up Netflix they have started their own on-demand streaming service called Watch.

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Why Has Gym Gear Become The New Day Wear?

Not so long ago, none of us would been seen dead in our sweaty gym attire outside of its natural habitat. So why has parading around in vomit coloured leggings, garish day-glo running tops and neon camouflage sneakers suddenly become so acceptable?

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Can Elon Musk's Space-based 'Starlink'​ Internet Project Really Provide Cheap Broadband for Everyone?

Not content with building electric cars and space rockets, Elon Musk now has plans on hijacking the global broadband market via his ambitious 'Starlink' project.

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Why You Should Never Put off until Tomorrow What you Can do Today

This is my father Roy. He is a man who I have never met. And, until a few days ago, had never even seen. This old grainy photo and the story behind it will hopefully make you understand why the phrase "don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today" is so relevant in life and in business...

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