Month: June 2014

Think global and act local

This podcast has a special focus on tips for the speaker presenting to international audiences, recorded for Thomas Murrell’s Media Motivators e-zine. It looks at how as a speaker you can “think global and act local” with the customisation of your content. This special podcast was recorded at a National Speakers Association of Australia (NSAA) …

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Retail ideas from the Philippines

This month is focused on Asia as I have been travelling through Hong Kong and working in the Philippines. I have been working with food retailers and developing merchandising strategies. Watch my intro video…

Book Review: Influencer

The book on the plane…Whilst flying to Manila I read “Influencer” by Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler. This book is published by Mc Graw Hill in 2013. This book focuses on leading change in businesses and life and presents a very simple formulae that we can all use. It …

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Transport is a marketing opportunity

One of the things the Asian retailers do well is the use of vehicles as marketing tools. I love the way they can take a vehicle and make it a billboard on wheels. These are just a few pictures from my walks around Manila.

9 ways retail will change

Looking to the future and how retail will change. This excellent article 9 Ways Retail Will Radically Change In The Near Future from the Business Insider this month that Sid Raisch discovered. Well worth the read! “For the past few years, brick-and-mortar retailers didn’t have a fighting chance to compete with the personalization and convenience provided by …

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