Why we all need to become data fiends if we're to get a head in Social Business
Yesterday's news that JD Wetherspoon, one of the country's leading pub chain groups, has withdrawn entirely from social media, has sent somewhat of a shockwave around social media types. First reports appeared to suggest it was due to a reaction to the misdemeanours of some of their pubs/franchisees in treating local MPs (and others) poorly. … Continue reading Final orders for Wetherspoons social media – my view
Is there ever a good time to launch an employee advocacy programme?
Today, I've looked at where Social Business should, or could sit in the company. What team are you in?
Nine social business lessons I took from the The Greatest Showman
We start to explore some of the differences between social media and social business.
I’ve had “Write social business strategy” on my to do list for some time, and like any good procrastinator, massive distractee and general purveyor of being useful to everyone, it’s only just managed to happen. It’s good to get all the strands of my thinking about where we go as a social business, and what … Continue reading Why is strategy so hard to get down on paper?
Today I woke up in the Legoland Hotel. With my wife and my two boys (school inset day). Not sure there are better places to wake up, to be honest. We played. We ate (a lot). We swam. We headed to the forest on our way back home and clocked up our obligatory 10,000 steps … Continue reading Why finding a work-life harmony is good for my mental health
There's been something niggling away at me today about our intranet Friday Fun Poll (some fun non-work related question to get people commenting) but it's only just dawned on me what it was. The question today was about who your favourite LGBT role model was, with a list of celebrity types to chose from. Sir … Continue reading Taking pride in Pride
A few weeks ago, I caught up with the team at InsurTech Bytes, to chat about how we (Zurich) are harnessing social media to communicate more effectively with our customers, intermediaries as well as within and across its own organisation. There's also some great comments from Nigel Walsh from Deloitte and Nick Finegold from Curation Corp at … Continue reading Social in insurance and fintech – new InsureTech podcast