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Storytelling

Tweet I just came across this fascinating TED talk by  Harvard professor Larry Lessig, one of the foremost authorities on copyright issues, with a vision for reconciling creative freedom with marketplace competition. So what has this got to do with portfolio careers? Many portfolio workers, including us, who currently have 5 websites between us, constantly […]

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Tweet Meet Milo…the virtual human that reacts to a person’s emotions, body movements and voice. (Please watch the video.) Designed to be used with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect – its a new revolution in story telling says its creator Peter Molyneux.  “His mind is in the cloud. As millions of people use it Milo will […]

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Tweet For those of you who know me, you will know one part of my portfolio is as a communications/pitch coach. I am passionate about 1.The Message 2. Visual Design and 3. Delivery. I had the great privilege last night of listening to and meeting with one of the world’s top presentation coaches and speakers, […]

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Tweet …….which is why in our book we talk a lot about how important it is to define your passions, tell your story and communicate it to the appropriate audiences. This recent TED talk by Jamie Oliver, fascinating in its own right, is a wonderful example of how to communicate effectively when you are driven […]

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Tweet Brand You : Personal Branding After Seth Godin’s impassioned plea to us all to develop our own brand I came across this interesting presentation thanks to Hannah Morgan’s blog. Bit long but you can skip through quickly and it is worth a look.

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Tweet We often get asked just why we quote Seth so much on this site. Easy – he is so opinionated and whether or not you agree with him he always stops you in your tracks and makes you think. This TED talk is another example of this as well as being succinct and amusing. […]

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Tweet A fascinating new ebook is downloadable from Seth’s blog but as you are reading this you can do it from here. He has organised more than seventy big thinkers, each sharing an idea for you to think about as we head into the new year. Here’s the deal: it’s free. Download it here. Or […]

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