2018 #IABC18 Tweetbinder Report - infographic numbers

How can you make a conference reach around the world?

Actionable strategic insights from #IABC18 - for participants - and event and conference organisers... This year IABC's World Conference got its mojo back. In-person participation was at a five-year high and a new record was set for virtual participation. Well done Team IABC. Now what might we learn from this that can be used to … Continue reading How can you make a conference reach around the world?

Bushcraft for Communicators pilot session at #Eurocomm18

Did alignment matter in the 17th century?

Here's a quick Q&A with two leading thinkers on strategic communications - drawing lessons, including on alignment, from 17th century explorers.   I took part in a pilot version of this new workshop format called Bushcraft for Communicators at #Eurocomm18. It was superb.  Michael Ambjorn (MA) - Bushcraft for communicators... why this, now? Mike Pounsford (MP) - Uncertainty, pace … Continue reading Did alignment matter in the 17th century?

2018 Windmills #fromabove

GDPR, the Golden Rule … and your reputation

Recently I’ve had a real spike in calls from people I advise. Those serving as Chief Executives or as members of boards that operate internationally have getting their head around GDPR. Some feel like they're tilting at windmills. The General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR for short, has many local names in the various countries it … Continue reading GDPR, the Golden Rule … and your reputation

Robots - image by Florian Ziegler (CC BY-SA 2.0) - beyond tellerrand - Düsseldorf 2018

Actionable insights from Beyond Tellerrand: the missing manual

The eight annual Beyond Tellerrand conference just took place in Düsseldorf. It was my first, and it was worthwhile. Thanks to @futureshape for suggesting I go. And thanks to Florian Ziegler for making his beautiful black & white images available through Creative Commons. Now, one fellow attendee commented on Twitter afterwards: "what #btconf is [...] … Continue reading Actionable insights from Beyond Tellerrand: the missing manual

Lindsay Uittenbogaard @ #Eurocomm18

Free Webinar: Align Your Teams and Improve Business Results

Free Webinar: Align Your Teams and Improve Business Results 22 May 2018 at 1 p.m. CET My co-presenter from #Eurocomm18, Lindsay Uittenbogaard is doing a free webinar for IABC Europe & Middle East. As she said in her Copenhagen keynote: "People don’t achieve great results, teams do. But what gets in the way of great strategy implementation how people naturally see things … Continue reading Free Webinar: Align Your Teams and Improve Business Results

Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org

Here's a brief question set to help you think about strategic horizons. Useful in the board room, as a team - and as an individual. It should be fairly self-explanatory - once you work through these three steps: Start by reviewing the X and then the Y axis. Then move on to Page 2 for … Continue reading Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org

Poster: 2018 #Eurocomm18 Open Space - whatever happens is the only thing that could have...

Five worthwhile events coming up

Facilitation | Communication | Long term thinking... Participate in person, or follow from afar... Facilitation IAFNAC Conference 2018: Ottawa, Canada Wednesday, 2 May 2018 to Saturday, 5 May 2018 IAF Asia Conference 2018: Osaka, Japan Thursday, 6 September 2018 to Sunday, 9 September 2018 IAF Africa Conference 2018: Mombasa, Kenya Wednesday, 17 October 2018 to … Continue reading Five worthwhile events coming up