Recruiting for attitude, vision and internal branding.

People who share and promote your vision One of the projects I’m involved with right now is giving face to face business advice to local companies via a couple of county council schemes, one of which involves monitoring the progress of companies in receipt of development grants. I recently had follow up meetings with a ...

Collaboration in small businesses – a University white paper available as a free download

Collaboration in small businesses - a University white paper available as a free download
As you know I do a lot of research projects with Universities into how small companies use the internet. Most of this is about marketing but we also did a study into how small companies use internet tools for collaboration. This research is written up  in the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise development. The ...

Social Media (aka web 2.0) and small business collaboration

Social Media (aka web 2.0) and small business collaboration
One of the exciting things that doesn’t get talked about much is the way  small companies have used the communication possibilities of web 2.0 or social media as we call it these days for collaboration. We recently published a paper in the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development  based on talking to 12 companies that ...

Presentation Skills Survey – how good is UK PLC at presenting?

My Friend Steve Trister is runnng a short (4 question) questionnaire about the present state of communication in UK PLC He writes I’ve launched a White Paper Report on the state on communication and presentation skills within UK plc and I want your opinion please. I think its pretty poor across the board. There’s a ...

Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win | TIME.com

See on Scoop.it – Communication in Business How Obama’s Team used data to drive its use of Facebook and email to get the vote out where it mattered. Brand Obama 1 Republicans  0 See on swampland.time.com