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The Customer Always Comes Second

“The shoemaker’s children are poorly shod.” One of the toughest and arguably most important lessons of the entrepreneurial journey – especially for those of us running agency businesses – is prioritising the needs of our own companies over those of our clients. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve had friends who run […]

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Don’t Ever Use EEZI MOVE Removals

I just bought a new house. This is the third time I’ve moved in five years and they’re right, it’s pretty traumatic at the best of times. This first time I moved I asked for recommendations for a removal company, and EEZI MOVE was suggested. I used them for two successive moves, and my partner […]

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4 Sensible Stages For Social Media Strategy

“Social media strategy”. There are a great deal of agency practitioners selling, and corporate clients requesting, social media strategy. It’s a line item on reams of involved proposals and quotations. Type “social me…” into Google and the first autocompleted result is “social media strategy”. Same goes for search results on Slideshare, and when you select […]

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New Project: fitCal

When Anna registered us for the Knysna half marathon early in 2013 I had no idea just how much of an obsession running would become for me. I’m not alone though – it seems my Twitter timeline and Facebook newsfeed are peppered daily with stories of people getting off the couch and into a pair […]

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Upcoming Talk: CreativeMornings Johannesburg

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be speaking at the inaugural CreativeMornings Johannesburg event, courtesy of an invite from the organisers Nicework. I’ve chosen the topic “Cookie Madness and the Channel Bias: Exploring how complexity is getting in the way of brilliant creative communication”, which should be a lot of fun. The event is planned for […]

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