You Are A Tech Company – Hire Like One

It’s 2016. Every business is or needs to become a tech company. But therein lies the problem. Tech skills have gone from being relegated to distinct departments to being required in all departments, in all industries. In fact today, it is the only industry. 72% of Fortune 500 CEO’s consider themselves to be a “technology company” –

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Improving Employee Experience

Imagine today is your birthday and it’s 7:30 am. The alarm rings and you reach for your phone, probably under your pillow. Wiping away the sleep, you peel back your eyes to peer at the screen. There’s a gift waiting in the form of a notification! Your favourite cafe is giving you a FREE birthday

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The Magic In Diversity

For the last 10 years, I’ve hired hundreds of people in 5 cities. I’ve always been attracted to those who have a passion outside the office. I hired a champion sailor who turned out to be a champion suit, an MC who was amazing at writing, two DJs – one drums up business and another

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Challenger Culture

The attraction of being a challenger. The little guy in a fight. The awkward one in a race. The one with the most determination to win. To beat the big guy, the popular guy, the one with all the moves. To rub the win in their faces. Oh yeah! What an awesome feeling. When you

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The Race To The Middle

Creative agencies are evolving to be more like management consultants. Management consultants are becoming more creative. Both are trying to solve business problems and are racing to the middle. In my mind the intersect point is experience design and innovation. Beyond this point, you start competing where the other is an expert. Research techniques, proven

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Finding Purpose

People are driven to succeed when they have purpose. For me, purpose has been a compass and an engine moving me forward. In a job, it starts by believing in the company’s reason for being. Then, it’s important to find purpose in the role you play. I’ve had some great bosses, and these are the

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Win With Digital Talent in 2016

We enter the new year with a barrage of existential headlines. Polarising political views in US and Europe, fueled by refugee and migrant crises, climate change initiatives and falling oil prices have left the global economy in confusion. Then, with the fresh memories of Champagne hangovers, a short Chinese trading day and plunging tech stocks served as a reminder for optimists to chill

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