A return to Taipei

A return to Taipei

For a third year in a row I find myself booked on a Singapore Airlines flight to Taipei, Taiwan in a month’s time. I tell…

In search of Quiet

In search of Quiet

Peace and quiet is an entirely underrated ingredient for creative thinking. Open plan offices, group brainstorming sessions with Post-It notes and strict rules of engagement…

Enslaved by luxury

Enslaved by luxury

Last week a massive accident on the outgoing N1 highway in Cape Town caused traffic chaos that resulted in some motorists spending up to four…

Selling is about understanding people

Selling is about understanding people

The world measures the success of sales people completely wrong. At the heart of it, a sales person represents your business. If they are pushy and…

Who needs reasons when you’ve got the Fed?

Who needs reasons when you’ve got the Fed?

There was once a very respectable man who dressed well, had a great job, provided for his family and contributed to society. In the 1970s…

You owe it to the world to believe

You owe it to the world to believe

The person that you are today is a direct result of the love that your Mom and Dad gave you from they day that you…

Advice for marketers working with an agency

Advice for marketers working with an agency

The other day I was asked at a conference, what advice I have for marketers who work with agencies? Having been a corporate marketer at…