The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (so get off your…)

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (so get off your…)

I’m in awe of some of my friends who have published one or more books — I regret not following through and doing it myself, so maybe I should be listening to Lao Tzu?

Vlatka Hlupic adds to the discussion on Emergent Leadership and the “Shift”

Vlatka Hlupic adds to the discussion on Emergent Leadership and the “Shift”

Professor Vlatka Hlupic launched her book The Management Shift at the Houses of Parliament last night. It’s about emergent management, shifting from hierarchical command and control to an open collaborative culture. It’s valid, backed by cogent research, but it’s stuff we know and have been talking about for a while.

I disagree with Seth Godin

I disagree with Seth Godin

It doesn’t happen often, but his piece on “Decoding Apple as a luxury tools company” has got it wrong.

Where next for Social Business?  @ Social Media Week London

Where next for Social Business? @ Social Media Week London

This week is Social Media Week in London (but also Berlin, Bogota, Chicago, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Sao Paulo and Toronto).  There is a packed schedule of events each day, heavily oriented towards social media marketing and using social to promote your brand and connect with your customers, fans and community in general.  We (Alan Patrick, […]

Beyond Cloud - a series of interviews

Beyond Cloud – a series of interviews

A few weeks ago I was invited by Daniel Steeves to kick off his “Beyond Cloud” series of around 15 documentary interviews.  It went live on IntelligentHQ.com and Vimeo yesterday. Daniel is putting these sessions together with IntelligentHQ and Groupe INSEEC London (the French business school).  Daniel’s idea is to have a series of video […]