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Sponsors – remember we “don’t like cricket, oh no, we love it”

By Andrew Woodward, former global head of brand and sponsorship communications for Visa Inc. who has worked on Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Commonwealth Games, NFL, MLS, MLB and A-League in roles with sports governing bodies and sponsors. As published in Mumbrella. “I have moved beyond shock. I am disgusted with what’s… Continue reading Sponsors – remember we “don’t like cricket, oh no, we love it”

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UPDATED with two additonal recommendations: A few Apple Mac security, storage and backing up tips for documents and photos.

I went to a presentation and discussion this week on ways to get to most out of your Apple Mac. The users were diverse and I found the discussion very interesting - seeing the issues and questions people had and their various approaches to using their machines. One of the issues that came up was securing… Continue reading UPDATED with two additonal recommendations: A few Apple Mac security, storage and backing up tips for documents and photos.

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Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Ep 04 – Adrian Betts from Bellingen Fitness

Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and camaraderie. You can find them on facebook Groups - just search for “Bellingen coworking”. Each month, Bellingen CoWorker Andrew Woodward speaks with our guest speakers or others in our community.… Continue reading Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Ep 04 – Adrian Betts from Bellingen Fitness

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Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

After engaging with “digital things” for a decade I have come to a realisation. I have to go back to writing things down.  As a geek, this horrifies me. As a realist it has become a necessity. I use Apple Mail, Apple Notes, Evernote, ToDoist and Harvest to organise and record my work and personal… Continue reading Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

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The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

Like many, I was belted with all sorts of fancy competency and personality measuring sticks over my decades in the corporate world - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (I am ESTJ by the way), Gallup Strengths Finder and mind-numbing psycho-analysis by recruiters. They have their place. I believe however the best measure of anyone's competency and personality type is… Continue reading The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

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Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion

Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinionHarvard Business Review: The Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2017 E&E News: The biggest climate findings in 2017 Sierra Club: Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2017 We’re still in: The top 10 sustainable business stories of 2017 World Bank: Year in Review:… Continue reading Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion