Make More Happen

Many ‘experts’ and ‘gurus’ talk about the fact that we all have the same 24 hours a day. It’s what you do with it that counts and matters.¬†Am I preaching to the converted?   My plan for 2015 is to ‘Make More Happen’ in those 24 hours. But not just anything. Meaningful stuff that matters to you and me. Over the next few weeks and months you will notice a… Read More »Make More Happen

How to build your personal brand using social media

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This past week I attended a webinar by Chris Brogan, author of a great book with Julien Smith called 'Trust Agents' and Lewis Howes an expert on webinars. There were three good take aways for me as a small business owner, especially with regards to Google+ which had given up on. I summarised them in a short video that you can watch here. (Apologies the weather was so nice I… Read More »How to build your personal brand using social media

Internet killed the video star

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9  The announcement this week that the receiver for Blockbuster Canada has failed to find a buyer for either the business or to take over the stores does not mean the end of DVD or Game rental, infact it presents a great opportunity. There are still plenty of people who have no intention or inclination to use online download services  for movies – (even though Google has just quietly launched… Read More »Internet killed the video star

Cancer is personal, so it’s part of my brand

"You're not alone, in fact this type of cancer is the fastest growing type of oral cancer in men under 55, who do not smoke and are not heavy drinkers" That word "cancer" immediately causes a heightened level of awareness as well as obvious concern. Last October after a great summer vacation with my family in Jamaica and what I thought was a viral lump in my neck gland had… Read More »Cancer is personal, so it’s part of my brand

The Top 11 Personal Branding Trends for 2011

Well here we are in to the second month of the year and is it turning out as you expected? Personal branding has changed quite dramatically from when I first got involved over 7 years ago. One of the first companies that I came across when I was exploring this whole area was Reach and I aligned much of my early work with their approach. The founder of Reach, William Arruda,… Read More »The Top 11 Personal Branding Trends for 2011