Using your colleagues, and other cheap tactics

The Selfie Revolution lasted a lot longer than most of the recent ‘revolutions’ the media have been breathless about. It’s now accepted practice. And there’s no age limit. We all do it. It’s not about being a poseur…unless you’re me. Very, very few of my selfies make it into the public domain, because there’s no […]

Millennials 2: We should care, just about different things

“You’re lazy, over-entitled and expect far too much from life.” The opening line from Stacey Honnor’s blog last week pretty much sums up the view I had of Millennials. Don’t get me wrong, much of our team are Millennials, and my view of them is utterly different from the above, but sometimes it’s hard to […]

B2B content – you’re STILL boring me

I feel like banging my head against the wall. The subject of boring B2B content is not a new one, but it’s still happening. So let’s go through it again…! I don’t care that your latest software has new built in features, or that you’ve written a long article about it. It’s not engaging, it’s […]

Social presence: get connected

You don’t need me to tell you that your social presence is important and that you should keep it up to date; we all know that. Or do we? We all have a CV yet not everyone keeps their LinkedIn profile up to date… It’s like starting a new week and intending to eat clean…it […]

Bring out the Big Guns…maybe not

There’s an assumption that inviting the most senior people in your organisation to meet with your important customers is a guaranteed way of improving the relationship or adding sales. It can be, but then again, it can also be a mistake. I know of plenty of instances where this type of approach has backfired – […]

The Gilroy Hot List for 2014

It’s that time of year when everyone looks into their crystal ball and voices their opinion on what’s going to be hot for the forthcoming year. Well, it would be that time of year if it were December, but it's March 2014 now, but we thought we'd give it a go. Analysts point to reports [...]