Australian Blogging Conference

Brisbane’s NYE06 Originally uploaded by Komshiki To be held at QUT in Brisbane on Friday, 28 September 2007, the Australian Blogging Conference looks like it is aiming to stimulate some debate (legal and creative) around the concept of blogging in Australia. There seems to be a particular focus on the legal issues according to the schedule, but the...

Giving Feedback — If you were not delighted with your experience …

If you were not delighted with yourexperience in this restroom … Originally uploaded by jgoldpac One of the posts that consistently generates traffic to this site is this one. It was written in response to a Seth Godin post on the art of Giving Feedback. Now whether you are a giver or receiver, criticism can be hard to take. You can feel slighted,...

Put on Your Strategy Face

Despite my flurry of posts on Facebook over the last week, I still spend very little time there. I really am just a newbie, but can already see the potential. There are plenty of ways of self-selecting, self-categorising and activating your own persona. There are plenty of ways to interact with or avoid others … and there are some nice, fun widgets to...

What I Learned From … My Chaotic Life

Readers of this blog will know that I see chaos as a fertile source of creativity — this blog is not called Servant of Chaos for nothing. But chaos also engenders something else — change — for without change there can be no chaos.  Most recently I have been caught in multiple waves of change and chaos. The first was predicted and planned...

Reimagining the CMO

For the last couple of days I have been having an interesting time digging around in the corporate marketing sphere … and one of the things that has surprised me is the lack of cross-over between the client and agency sides — especially considering how closely the two must work to build and grow brands. It strikes me that there are plenty of things...