Archive for 'December,2011'

The best of the Firebrand Ideas Ignition blog: The top 15 posts from 2011

The best of the Firebrand Ideas Ignition blog: The top 15 posts from 2011

It’s hard to believe that the Firebrand Ideas Ignition blog is only 9 months old, having launched in March 2011. We’ve published a total of 90 thought leadership posts focusing on careers, personal branding, business advice [...]

Some observations about the demand for Digital Talent in Australia, Singapore and London

Some observations about the demand for Digital Talent in Australia, Singapore and London

I was lucky enough to win a trip to Firebrand’s Singapore and London offices to acknowledge the hard work I’ve put in as Firebrand’s Senior Talent Agent specialising in Digital.  And over the past 2 weeks, I got [...]

20 creative ideas for social media content that engages with your customers

20 creative ideas for social media content that engages with your customers

Creating content to publish to your Blog or Facebook page can be a challenge. Sometimes it is just coming up with the ideas for the topics that becomes a roadblock to keeping your blog articles fresh [...]

A new operating system: The things that really DO motivate us

A new operating system: The things that really DO motivate us

I’ve read a lot recently on motivation, the things that motivate us, and new ways of thinking about and changing human behaviour; especially in the workplace. The old operating system, it seems, is Motivation 1.0. The [...]

The do or die moment of truth for your business

The do or die moment of truth for your business

There is one moment in every client relationship that decides our fate. It’s our most critical interaction with a client – ever. If we handle this well, our relationships thrive. Get this moment wrong, and it’s [...]

Can we really learn about service from Qantas, of all companies?

Can we really learn about service from Qantas, of all companies?

I see a lot of the inside of planes. Being responsible for a recruitment business in upwards of 8 countries takes care of that. And I have been a Qantas “Platinum Frequent Flyer” for 10 years [...]

Quitting your job does not mean you’ve failed

Quitting your job does not mean you’ve failed

If you haven’t already read “Rework” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, I cannot recommend it enough. A friend of mine lent it to me recently and I have to say I thought it was [...]