Brands in Trauma: Oscars 2022

I won’t chastise the Academy award winner for casting himself as the lead antagonist during a mediated performance by a peer, for I am reminded of Ekhardt Tolle’s concept of pain-body. That being said, I think it is important to remember that trauma is cyclical and Entertainment brands – individual and organisational, have a responsibility to manage their performances in the workplace, because when they don’t someone is assaulted.

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NSW and the ‘Let It Rip’ Leadership

Just over two months later, on 15 December 2021 – mere hours after the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced ‘…vaccines alone will not get any country out of this crisis’- the newly-minted NSW Premier and insolvency tax lawyer, Dominic Perrottet eliminated the mandate on hotel quarantine, reduced the number of contact tracers and health workers at Covid-19 testing sites, removed the mandate on mask wearing, social distancing and other preventative measures against the health advice of the Australian Medical Association, and the NSW Chief Health Officer.

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U love my memes, but find safety online a drag

I find our little world perplexing. So many wonderful people, yet so few active citizens. I say this, because for the past decade or so, I have been researching social media and new tech. With a decades worth of data catalogued across most industries, I can tell you – hand on heart – Organic community growth on social networking platforms

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FB shows it’s claws

Google and Facebook are two Artificial Intelligence behemoths. To them, we are data points and have been for the better part of two decades. There is nothing that we think, do, say or act that they don’t have a detailed account of somewhere in the abyss of data that is ‘the cloud’. So as the Australian Government leads the first

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Getting (back) on the Digital Leadership horse

I recently asked a friend (and former colleague) for feedback on my newly minted CV. It’s been a while between interviews. After 20 plus years in corporate, relaunching brands and working with some of the leading individual, team and organisational brands in the world, I’d turned my focus towards balancing my corporate experience with academia as my biological clock ticked

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PM provides inspiration to help US, HELP our kids thru 2020

This morning, PM Morrison provided Australian parents an early Christmas present with the announcement of the NSW/NT/NZ travel bubble. While the PM was doing this, I was engaged in a deep conversation with medical professionals about the mental health crisis affecting our school kids in Sydney and the increased number of suicides of our northern sydney teens in 2020. Any

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