personal branding

To be a social leader, be the dopamine in someone else’s day

Dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain, is credited with one of the negative side effects of social media – addiction. Anything for that shot, hey? But like all things perceived negative around social media, maybe successful social leadership means turning it into a positive. We do that by moving away from the mindset of what …

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How IBM APAC turned 500 employees into a social media and content army

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 on heart, it’s been the privilege of my career to work with the incredible professionals at IBM across Asia Pacific. Some of the smartest and most passionate people I’ve ever …

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Um no, I don’t think anyone should outsource their voice on social media, no one

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 around, and sometimes, it shakes my opinions up. When that happens, the new thought gets integrated into an existing idea, an idea that becomes broader and better. I love when …

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The time to own your voice on social media is now

If you have no idea where to start in building your personal brand/social leadership position on social media, then please, do check out my How to build a Rock Star Personal Brand, which is up on Teachable. Use the code MYCOMMUNITY and get 20% off. You can understand the thinking behind it in the video …

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I am not a hustler, so what does that make me?

If there is a consistent message breaking through for me on social media, it’s the concept that we must all be out there hustling to build businesses and opportunities – especially if we’re entrepreneurs. Gary Vaynerchuck is the poster child of the hustle today, because let’s face it, no one does it better than him! …

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Are you joining the #DeleteFacebook movement? Or is this a sign of progress?

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 I’ve met around the world, having lived in five countries and travelled to many more. Before social media, I would have lost touch and they would have become distant memories. …

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