What can I do to help address climate change? That is the question I am constantly asked after sharing information on the crisis the world
Being speechless is something that rarely happens to me as a professional speaker. Imagine my surprise when I was both speechless and very moved a
I’m well over halfway through a five-week trip around Europe with my two sons, and while holidays are always a time of “brain overflow” for
For the last 18 months, I’ve had the great privilege to work with BNP Paribas Securities Services across Asia Pacific, to inspire their talented employees
As the years roll on and social media marketing becomes more embedded in our lives and information gets more and more infobese, I believe we’re
A couple of weeks ago, the UN released a report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The warning is stark.
It’s been an exciting launch, as 15 incredible ladies (and one gent) have come together to release the book – Unleash Your Voice – Powerful
If there is one issue I wish I could fix, it would definitely be getting rid of the revolting people that plague the online world.
Simple. We need to understand it. We ALL need to understand where we are, and based on the conversations I’m having, too many are not
The number one challenge I deal with every time I talk to people about defining their voice for social media, or taking to the stage
I’ve been slow getting back into work this year – I mean really slow!! I just haven’t been ready to leap into the fray, and
I don’t know why I’m so driven – to make an impact, drive change, make business and the world better. People always ask me why
One of the initiatives of the Asia Content Marketing Association (ACMA), is an exclusive event series called ACMA Content Conversations Select (Select). Select is a
I was tagged on LinkedIn by the president of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Singapore, Han Sam Lai (Sam) after speaking at the recent ICF
I saw Bohemian Rhapsody, and after the first negative reviews came out, I was starting to get anxious – please don’t screw this film up!!
On September 11, 2001, I was in Boston, having cancelled a meeting at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in NYC the day before – a
I was delighted to speak at the Social Selling 2018 event in Singapore, organized by Black Marketing and Chris J Reed. It attracted a fantastic
Owning your eminence digitally – which I call social leadership – is the career powerplay today. But it’s not easy! Having done this with thousands of people, I can tell you one thing for sure – the majority struggle to tap into the voice they want to own.
Today I publish my 100th LinkedIn blog, and I’m getting close to 1,000 published blogs since seriously kicking this journey off in 2009. Milestones are
Dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain, is credited with one of the negative side effects of social media – addiction. Anything for that shot, hey?
I’m absolutely thrilled to share the success story of how building a social leadership culture can absolutely transform a business from the inside out. Hand
Hashtags link you to the people and ideas you care about most. It’s how people find you. It’s how you build your profile beyond your immediate network. It’s how you get aligned to the topics you care about, digitally. If you want to be a powerhouse on social media, hashtags are critical.
As the noise ramps up on social media and more professionals are joining the fray, not to mention the massive increase in content we’re all enduring today (FOMO is very real), we’ve got to turn things around and be conscious that social leadership is about delivering value to an audience, and that audience is specific for each of us.
I love to have my thinking challenged. Love it! I take all challenges deep into the recesses of my brain, test it out, turn it
I’ve just returned from an incredible few days with my speaking tribe in Singapore, attending the Asia Professionals Speakers Convention 2018, organised by APSS. It’s
From the beginning I embraced social media with love in my heart. It gave me the opportunity to connect with all of the amazing people
We all appreciate that our world is shaky right now and the bells of disruption continue to toll. Professionally, social leadership is how we stay in control of our career, moving it in the direction we want. Creating the future we want for ourselves.
I was thrilled to interview Penny Shone, former managing director of Global Growth Communications at GE, who is now taking time out to consider what’s
When someone’s personal brand speaks to me, it has integrity, focus, is relevant to what I’m interested in and enhances my life in some way – usually educationally. To me, this is the core of creating a successful personal brand focus and relevance to a specific target audience – big or small.
My prediction for 2018 is senior executive teams will make it a number one priority to get employees engaged on social media, seeing it as
Since #MeToo became viral, following the Harvey Weinstein allegations and all that’s followed, including Cindy Gallop asking the advertising industry to name and shame perpetrators,
I’ve been blogging and building a personal brand for a decade, and if you’ve been following my blogs, I rarely ask for anything in return.
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