Age of Conversation Makes Cover Feature

AoC-KhaleejTimesCover Originally uploaded by servantofchaos Arun Rajagopal has been a tireless promoter of the Age of Conversation. With the assistance of some friends, he has single handedly run a strong promotional campaign bringing the book to the attention of mainstream media in the Middle East. This weekend, The Age of Conversation is the cover story of...

Embodying “Happy”

Years ago, when I was studying performance and movement we were given small, concentrated workshop tasks. One of the most difficult was the be “happy”. Despite how this sounds, it is not a simple exercise (as anyone who has seen the word “happy” in a brief will understand). First, I would start with my breathing, emptying myself of...

Moveable Feast

M&M’s Colorful World Originally uploaded by ♥babybee Richard Huntington posts a timely reminder that good ideas don’t age with the soon-to-be-published collection of Stephen King’s writings (the god father of strategic planning). If you need a primer on planning or just want to understand the link between brands, strategy and execution,...

Google Gets Some Air

I guess this is where I get a little geeky … but I am very excited about this (via Techcrunch). No, it is not a great collaboration between tech giants Google and Adobe. It is a great example of Web 2.0 — building an API on Adobe’s new Air platform to make a web application like Google Analytics behave more like a desktop program. So, if you...

Planning Success with Plan HQ

Plan HQ end of year bash Originally uploaded by natfergster It is great to see the folks from Decisive Flow getting some kudos for their Plan HQ business plan builder software. It just goes to show that a great, niche product, a solid business plan (surely they use their own tool) and a “no-brainer” pricing model ($9-$45 per month) can prove to be a...