Leadership matters – and why these guys aren’t showing any

They say it’s the little things that matter and in business, as with people, it’s often the little things that give us a window into the soul of the organisation. We can learn most not from carefully crafted and expensively researched messaging but from the less high profile choices, distinctions and decisions they make. I’ve recently experienced an…

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So what’s the big deal with Whatsapp?

Recently I wrote about the popularity of chat apps and today the Guardian has a good article about the rise and rise of Whatsapp and how it has become the platform of choice not just for teens planning their group night out but also politicians plotting coups against their party leaders. What’s app – some killer…

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The social media bubble – breeding intolerance and incomprehension?

Can you believe the results of the Brexit referendum? Well, judging from social media lots of people can’t. They are completely mystified – after all, everyone they interact with – in person and more so on social media – would never dream of voting any way other than the way they did. But the results…

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Ten emerging trends and issues in digital media to keep an eye on

I’m lucky enough to do some very interesting work in media literacy and was recently asked to list some of the areas I think those considering the impact of technology amongst the broader population need to keep an eye on over the coming months. I could have written a very long list but I was…

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