#BeStillMcr by @PassionArtTrail #Questionnaire

I would really appreciate your help in completing a short questionnaire (12 questions, 5 minutes) around the Passionart Trail. The questionnaire is designed partly to provide information to the Passionart project, and partly to demonstrate to my students the positive uses to which market research can be put. On Qu 1, if you are under 16, or Qu Continue Reading →

[DEBATE] “This house believes that digital saves money, solves problems and delivers efficiencies”

This blog post starts: It was a merry band that gathered in Manchester last week for the final Digital Leaders North West meeting of 2015. The excitement was palpable, as we took our seats ready for the hottest debate of the year! Liz Copeland of Knowledge Hub guides us through what happened. Our motion: This Continue Reading →

Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership (MOOC, Week 4) #FLdevelopCQ

Here we reach the final week of the MOOC provided by Futurelearn/Commonpurpose, and looking ahead at this week, it appears that we’ll be focusing on ‘the other’, including ‘exoticism’, reminding me of Edward Said’s notions of ‘Orientalism‘. Stand up We need to recognise ‘cultural intolerance’: we all carry biases that reflect both positively and negatively Continue Reading →

Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership (MOOC, Week 3) #FLdevelopCQ

Onto week 3 out of 4 from the FutureLearn/CommonPurpose looking at ‘cultural intelligence’. As someone who likes to meet new people all the time, likes to try new things, has travelled a lot, and focuses on digital culture … finding it really interesting, even if I don’t have time to engage with it on the deepest Continue Reading →

Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership (MOOC, Week 2) #FLdevelopCQ

So, just catching up with Week 2 of ‘Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership’ from Common Purpose/Futurelearn. Talking Core and Flex Do you know what your central values and purpose are – do you know what to hold onto, and what you can adapt to fit different (cultural) circumstances? Our Core comprises the things that define Continue Reading →

Guest Lecture: Social Media for Events Management (Case Study: #PremDac15)

On invitation to present a guest lecture for Events Management, I decided to use the Premier Digital Conference (which I’ve been involved with since 2010) as the core case study to indicate insights as to how social media marketing works, incorporating a sense of digital culture alongside practical tips: Social Media for Events Management (MMU) Continue Reading →

Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership (MOOC, Week 1) #FLdevelopCQ

The first week of this four-week course focuses on ‘Modern Leadership’, offering an introduction to Cultural Intelligence, explore its evolution and relevance, and why it is integral to modern leadership, drawing upon a wide range of material developed by CommonPurpose.org. “Founded in 1989 as a not-for-profit social enterprise, Common Purpose now runs local programmes for leaders Continue Reading →