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On Being Made Redundant

I have a confession to make. Almost eleven years ago I left the large media owner that I had worked for for 14 years. At the time I talked about it as though it was a proactive decision that I had made to leave the business. But the truth was that I had been made redundant. The company had suggested to me at the time that it might be a good idea to say that it had been my decision but if I'm honest, I think the reason I did it was...

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Post of the Month - October 2020 - The Vote

Thanks for the nominations. So our vote this month is between: Social media is breaking us; why we need something radical to save ourselves by Amy Kean If you want a bigger marketing budget, focus on creating cash flows by JP Castlin The Soft Power of Brands by Nigel Hollis 12 Career Lessons from Rishad Tobaccowala Reach Out and Touch Faith by James Caig AOC’s record-breaking Twitch stream is the future of politics by Patricia...

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On Technology Disappearing as it Matures

There's an idea that has been around for a while about how as significant new technologies mature the more they disappear - as in they become less obvious or we simply stop noticing that they are there. I remember the concept being talked about in the planning blogging community back in the day. Back in 2015 Eric Schmidt also talked about how the internet will disappear. And we can comfortably predict that technologies like artificial...