Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level

The recent Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report is worth reading, whether you live in the UK or not. It covers issues affecting us all. If you're serving on a board of an organisation, you'd do well to proactively discuss these matters as they can affect your reputation, and if you're a listed company, your share … Continue reading Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level

Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development - Sharing experiences of facilitation through writing - Volume 25 | Number 2 | Summer 2018 You can find the full version in Volume 25 No 2 of the journal here: http://bit.ly/AMEDJournal25-2 - alongside lots of other useful articles on writing and facilitation.

Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist

I recently had an article published in the Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development. A Writing Checklist for Critical Friendship conversations Here's an brief excerpt with practical applications... Enjoy. Set ground rules Clarify intent - including objective, audience, tone - and hoped for action Read the texts aloud Analyse using objective tools … Continue reading Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist

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