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  • How Executive Thought Leadership Can Score Career Brownie Points

    Executive thought leaders are often referred to as the ‘go to’ people, the experts who lead the current thinking on an area of business that they are experienced in, passionate about, and influential on. They set themselves apart from the rest of their peers, CEOs and other industry figures, by [...]

  • Thought Leader, Or A Leader of Thought? There Is A Difference

    Thought leadership is one of those ‘buzzterms’ that gets bandied about, often by the PR department looking for opportunities to boost the reputation of their organisation’s credibility and reputation. It’s also a topic that has generated cyber-acres of blog coverage on what thought leadership means, what a thought leader does, [...]

  • Europe’s Fastest Rural Broadband Network? British Farmers Are Digging It

    First published on Forbes March 2014 WHO has the fastest internet connection speeds in Europe? At country level it is the Dutch, with the fastest average speeds of 22Mbps, according to network analyst Akamai’s new State of the Internet report. But are there any continentals outperforming a small farming community [...]

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  • How to devise a festive social media marketing strategy

    First published in Guardian Small Business Network, November 17, 2014 Christmas is fast approaching, and for small a business that signals the start of their busiest trading period of the year. It also means that it is time to plan their seasonal marketing campaigns, and with a study by Crowdtap showing [...]

  • Risky business?

    First published in Director magazine November 2014 Tony Hsieh is the driving force behind online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos. Now he’s turning a rundown area of Las Vegas into a start-up hotbed. Here he explains how his successes have been founded on a measured approach to risk-taking He is [...]

  • Food startups embracing mobile tech

    First published in The Guardian, November 12 2014 It brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘fast food’, but with people leading busy lives, and needing to shop, collect and eat their food, quickly, often on the move, mobile technology increasingly holds the key to success for food startups. [...]

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