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Influencers are Everywhere

 1st March 2016 by gihan

Natalie Tran - YouTube sensation

Natalie Tran operates one of Australia’s most popular YouTube channels. In 2009, in the early days of YouTube, she was Australia’s most popular YouTube channel, with over 150,000 subscribers. Even now, despite the growing competition

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“What If This Was More Social?”

 2nd February 2016 by gihan

My partner Nikki’s daughter, Abbey, is just starting Year 12 at school this week. I help her with her Maths and Chemistry study, and she’s a hard-working, disciplined and very competent student. In short, a pleasure to teach.

To help her

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Look Beyond Your Hierarchy

 27th January 2016 by gihan

Look Beyond Your Hierarchy

New York City, like many other large cities, is the home to many cyclists – about 200,000 a day, according to the city’s research. Most of those cyclists take their bicycles home safely every day, but a small percentage of those bicycles

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China On Our Doorstep

 18th January 2016 by gihan

China On Our Doorstep

The world’s power is shifting, and many commentators are calling this The Asian Century. China expert David Thomas explains why Australia is perfectly placed to take advantage of this – and why it’s an imperative now.

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The Best Social Media Strategy For You Right Now

 3rd December 2015 by gihan

You might have also heard that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to win the social media battle unless you have deep pockets. In fact, a client recently asked me something along those lines:

“Social media has become an incredibly overcrowded

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Workplace Trends

 16th September 2015 by gihan

Workplace Trends

Successful leaders need to know how to lead in modern workplaces, with more flexible work arrangements, technology that boosts productivity, the mix of personal and work lives, and the growth of collaboration and networking.

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Five Easy Ways for Local Governments to Engage Their Community Online

 21st May 2015 by gihan

The Internet has made it so much easier now for organisations to connect with their “customers”, and for local councils this means engaging with their residents and other stakeholders. Many councils see the opportunity and recognise the

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The Networked Organisation

 1st May 2015 by gihan

The Networked Organisation

Traditionally, an organisation has been driven by two hierarchies – the management hierarchy (a.k.a. organisation chart) and customer hierarchy (a.k.a. sales funnel). But that’s not enough anymore. In our connected world, we need the

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Local Governments: Tap into the Ingenuity and Motivation of Your Residents

 9th April 2015 by gihan

Local Governments: Tap into the Ingenuity and Motivation of Your Residents

For a long time, most local government authorities have taken a paternalistic approach to providing services to residents: they assume the government knows the best way to provide services, and residents generally don’t have much input

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Are You Neglecting The Most Important People In Your Network?

 29th January 2015 by gihan

Are You Neglecting The Most Important People In Your Network?

In our obsession with social media numbers – followers, Likes, connections, reach, Klout, and so on – it’s easy to forget that the people who will make the biggest difference to you are the small group you already have trusted

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