Category Archives: Social Communication

The ‘Unbullshitafied’ approach to helping people

I meet a lot of people who tell me they want to help people. Most of the ideas are based on some kind of corporate jargon, a soft approach to dealing with people. Very much like the idea of constructive … Continue reading

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3 Reasons why MTI is Different

Looking for a brand new opportunity, sure we all are. But choosing the right business is important. There have been many failures in the past, yet we all hope that the next opportunity will be the one that will help … Continue reading

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Why are you on LinkedIn?

Five years ago I said ‘LinkedIn is the place everyone parks their resumes and CVs’ and at the same time I also said ‘Your greatest ideas of 5 years ago are now your baggage‘. Today I am here to tell you … Continue reading

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So you’re trending… now what?

In social media, people love to work until they get something to trend. In fact, it almost seems like a measure of success. However when things trend everyone gets excited and then does nothing further. Strange but true, and this … Continue reading

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Burning in Protest

By Vanessa Brown I have often wondered what people expect to gain by burning things in protest, so I did a small experiment today. I didn’t want to go too big, so I burnt 12 slices of toast to protest … Continue reading

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The role of the Influencer has changed

Content used to be king, then along came engagement and people always asked the questions about return on investment. We know advertising does not work like it did in the ’70s but somehow people still believe the nonsense they learn … Continue reading

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You and 3 Bitcoin – The Investors Tale

You have heard of Bitcoin, some of you may know a little and others would consider themselves advanced users. Regardless of how much knowledge you have about Bitcoin, the real question is do you own any Bitcoin? Bitcoin has proven … Continue reading

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Great Truths About Life That Little Children Have Taught Me

Author: Unknown 1) No matter how hard you try, you can’t baptize cats. 2)  When your Mom is mad at your Dad, don’t let her brush your hair. 3)  If your sister hits you, don’t hit her back. They always … Continue reading

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Africa on a slippery slope?

The world is in turmoil and people are learning to adjust and embrace change more than ever before. I said once that things are changing so fast that if you cannot feel the movement, you probably think you are playing … Continue reading

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11 Principles of Networking for Success

(by John L. Bennett – Author of The Essential Network: Success Through Personal Connections) 1)  Seek to understand others before you seek to have them understand you. 2)  Build relationships; the network will follow. 3)  Generously share your network with … Continue reading

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