What communicators can learn from the International Space Station

Tim Peake

When Major Tim Peake boarded the International Space Station a few months back I decided to track him through the night skies with my telescope – and with the help of some useful tracking info from NASA. I later learned Continue reading What communicators can learn from the International Space Station

Leadership communications – how to start a ‘movement’

How to start a movement

You’ve heard about leadership communications, but after watching a Ted Talk about ‘How to start a movement’ I’m now wondering if it should be changed to follower communications instead. Almost 70,000 people have watched a talk by Derek Sivers in Continue reading Leadership communications – how to start a ‘movement’

McKinsey consultants tap the power of ‘hidden influencers’

Snowball

A technique used to study street gangs and drug users is being used by McKinsey management consultants to identify ‘hidden influencers’ within organisations. Known as ‘snowball sampling’ the approach was originally used by social scientists who wanted to study “hidden Continue reading McKinsey consultants tap the power of ‘hidden influencers’