Gen Y – Where Did They Come From?

This interesting video from BOX1824, a Brazillian research company combines the data from several studies. It nicely weaves the story of Gen Y (“Millennials … whatever”)  by looking at where they came from, how they express themselves and what pressures, connections and disjunctures are shaping their sense of themselves and how and where they belong in the...

Julian Cole’s Top 50 Australian Marketing Blogs for 2010

A couple of years ago, when Julian Cole kicked off his Top 50 blog list, ranking “Australian pioneer marketing blogs”, it caused something of a sensation. Some people loved it. Some people hated it. Many could care less. And that’s the way it is with social media – there’s plenty of interesting content to consume, so if you don’t like one blog, or social media...

Five Must-Read Posts from Last Week

Normally around this time of the year, blogging tends to ease off. There are projects to finish off, opportunities to close out and parties to attend. It’s a feast! But as this week’s must-reads points out, there’s plenty of puff left in the world of ideas. Expect a renewed burst of activity as our American friends return from their Thanksgiving breaks. Over on...

Undercover Innovators: Ian Lyons

I am always amazed that we often look overseas for inspiration or leadership before looking closer to home. I see people being flown in to Australia from all over the world – to discuss topics, ideas and innovations. And while this is great. Inspirational even. It’s also disappointing to see that we ignore, fail to promote or support the innovation that is...

Social Media People on the Move (Australia)

Are you changing roles? Have you hired someone into your team? If so, please let me know by filling in this form (or use the full screen version here). I will publish updates every few months – or as required....