Injecting meaning into design. Beyond user-centric design, Julie Jenson Bennett uses meaning-centred design. (MDE263)

Julie Jenson Bennett is CEO of Precipice Design, a strategic design consultancy, that is pioneering “meaning-centred design and innovation.” In this conversation, we look at how design can be a far more strategic component of your brand and business. We … Continue reading

Important Marketing Tips and Trends for 2018 and Creating Powerful and Effective Education Online with Kerry O’Shea Gorgone (MDE262)

Kerry O’Shea Gorgone is Director of Product Strategy at MarketingProfs, which offers education for many of the top organisations in the world and boasts over 600,000 members. Kerry, who has a law and business masters degree, is also host of … Continue reading

How To Build A Great LinkedIn Network And Why Reducing Your LinkedIn Network May Be Key

I have to guess that, since you’re reading this post, you’re on LinkedIn? I also imagine that, like me, you wonder how worthwhile your LinkedIn network actually is? Maybe you have garnered a rather large network and you battle with the quandary of … Continue reading

Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Great Content, With Martin Adams CEO of Codec.AI (MDE261)

Martin Adams is CEO & Co-Founder @Codec, a platform using AI to help produce content and drive content marketing. Martin is also a speaker on innovation, AI and the blockchain. In this conversation, we look at how Martin has gone … Continue reading

The Key Trends For 2018 – Brace Yourself

Are you concerned about or interested by what is going to happen in 2018? In the era of too much (spurious and fake) news, it’s a serious challenge for business leaders to stay abreast of what’s going on. At one … Continue reading

The Unsubscribe User Experience – The Boss Won’t Ask You This Question…

Email marketing remains one of the main pillars of any normal marketing strategy. It still provides a great Return on Investment considering the cost per communication, even if open rates for mass marketers often toil to get over 2%. Regulations continue … Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence + Data Ownership + New Business Model with Nick Oliver at People.Io (MDE260)

Nick Oliver is an entrepreneur, looking at the cross section of artificial intelligence, personal data ownership and business models. He’s the founder and CEO of people.io, a start-up whose purpose is giving people ownership of their data. People.io is described … Continue reading

Why Spelling Mistakes And Grammar Errors (Are Different And) Both Count!

Considering most computers come with spell checkers, it seems hard to imagine how an important document can ever have spelling mistakes. Not that my blog — with over 1300 posts — or my books are without mistakes, but when you have a … Continue reading

Founding A Bona Fide Culture of Continuous Learning with Magoo Giles (MDE259)

Magoo Giles is the founder, director and chief storyteller (my words) at The Knightsbridge School, in the heart of London. In this conversation with the entertaining Magoo, we discuss role models, how he came to found the school, how one … Continue reading

Is Your Business Disruption-Proof? How To Futureproof Your Business

I was on a plane the other day and was quite amused to hear my neighbour, a fairly senior executive in his early 40s, suggest that his company (in fact, his industry) was actually protected from disruption. The industry in … Continue reading