Latest Headlines
  • Humanising – the real value of Real Time

    Humanising – the real value of Real Time

    “Our people are our greatest asset.” “Our differentiator is our relationships.” “Product X is great but it’s our people and our culture that really makes the difference.” “Our competitors could walk into this place and look around. They can even copy everything we do, but […]

    Full Story

  • 88 tips for business – Rework reworked (a reminder list)

    88 tips for business – Rework reworked (a reminder list)

    Rework is a string of 88 short essays by Jason Fried and David Heinmeier Hansson – the founders of 37signals.com (we are big fans of their products Highrise, Basecamp, Campfire and Backpack at Bluewire Media). It’s a gem, so I thought I’d write a one […]

    Full Story

  • How to solve any problem in 20 mins – The Value of Extreme Questioning

    How to solve any problem in 20 mins – The Value of Extreme Questioning

    Quick Background: I learned about the Extreme Questioning process from Liz Wiseman (author of Multipliers) at her one day workshop at the Growth Summit. Obviously I’m a big fan – this is my 3rd blog post on this book! Here’s no.1 + no.2. [side note: everytime I […]

    Full Story

  • Implementing Role Practice – A 24 second Why to and How to Guide for Business

    Implementing Role Practice – A 24 second Why to and How to Guide for Business

    A friend of mine asked me a question the other day: What are the most important things you’ve implemented in your business? It got me thinking… So I’m starting a series of posts to answer the question. For the time being, I won’t put an […]

    Full Story

  • 1 VERY simple way to get MUCH more out of your day

    1 VERY simple way to get MUCH more out of your day

    One of the things I love doing with Bluewire Media is helping others get the best out of themselves and getting the best for themselves. (I strongly believe you can’t do one without the other). I’m sure this is why I enjoyed the Native Genius […]

    Full Story

  • How to Discover “Native Genius” – Taking action on Multipliers

    How to Discover “Native Genius” – Taking action on Multipliers

    This is a follow up on my previous blog post, the 4 Key leadership learnings from Multipliers. On Monday this week, Adam organised a “Native Genius” session for one of our Bluewire Media monthly meetings. It was a cracker! In fact it is probably one […]

    Full Story

  • To give

    To give

    To give to others, you have to remember to give to yourself too: time, attention, help, love.

    Full Story

  • Crowdsourcing

    Is this the first ever example of crowd-sourcing?

    Twelve mighty volumes; 414,825 words defined; 1,827,306 illustrative quotations used… The total length of type – all handset, for the books were done by letterpress, still discernible in the delicately impressed feel of the inked-on paper – is 178 miles, the distance between London and […]

    Full Story

  • Tribes by Seth Godin

    Heretics + Followers – Blind Sheep = Obligation

    Tribes, by Seth Godin What’s it about? In Seth’s words: A tribe is a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader and connected to an idea. This is a Small Book (about tribes) with a Big Idea: You, Me, Everyone has […]

    Full Story

  • Multipliers - Liz Wiseman

    4 key leadership learnings from “Multipliers” (by Liz Wiseman)

    The premise of Multipliers written by Liz Wiseman, is that any leader can be placed on a spectrum between being a Multiplier (good) and being a Diminisher (bad). (If you’re interested in finding out your style, try this questionnaire.) What is a Multiplier? “A leader […]

    Full Story