We are all different, and we have different abilities. Some people struggle with grammar and spelling, but could be great at influencing others. Others may have sharp business minds, but struggle to make people feel at ease. Or what about those that possess the fantastic ability to make people feel at home, but fall apart in a pressure situation?
When time and money are in short supply, efficiency is the name of the game, and nothing has done more to increase marketing efficiency than the internet. These are the top 3 technologies that I have found most effective in getting more bangs out of the marketing budget - and why.
I have never really considered myself much of a hacker, but over dinner last week it turns out I have the skills to break at least half of my friends' passwords for email, Facebook and quite scarily, their online banking.
I am sure we have all heard the expression "rule of thumb". I am also sure we can all relate to decision-making based on these rules. In a past role as an IT director, the rule "never be biggest and never be first" proved true on numerous occasions, some of which were when I didn't follow it.
I currently find myself in the fantastic city of Chennai, India. Sadly it's a strictly business trip. I've flown in for six days to spend time with the Sellerdeck team and hire a new team member. Hiring outside the familiar waters of the UK has been a very interesting process. Sometimes it's a little frustrating, but it's been a masterclass in managing a distributed team.