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Mobile Computing

Mobilize Me: Why Mobile Computing is the Key to Your Future Derived from Michael Saylor’s book The Mobile Wave. [easyazon-link asin=”1593157207″ locale=”us”]Buy The Mobile Wave on Amazon[/easyazon-link] Mobilize Me: Why Mobile Computing is the Key to Your Future from Geoff McDonald  

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Simple Strategy

How to Profit From Your Unique Business Advantage Derived from Richard Rumelt’s book Good Strategy, Bad Strategy. [easyazon-link asin=”0307886239″ locale=”us”]Buy Good Strategy Bad Strategy on Amazon[/easyazon-link] Simple Strategy from Geoff McDonald

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The Third Place

How to use Digital Technology to Create Unique Customer Experiences Derived from Joseph Pine and Kim Korn’s book Infinite Possibility. [easyazon-link asin=”160509563X” locale=”us”]Buy Infinite Possibility on Amazon[/easyazon-link] The Third Place from Geoff McDonald    

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The Balance Between Optimism and Delusion

Here’s a video of my friend and colleague Helen Macdonald presenting an interesting take on leadership at TEDxMelbourne… She’s talking about the power of Optimism, the need to go beyond positive thinking. Love the connection between ‘optimism’ and ‘optimise’.      

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Book Review: Dealing with the Tough Stuff

Darren Hill, Allison Hill and Dr Sean Richardson, Dealing with the Tough Stuff; Jossey-Bass; 2012. Disclaimer: This book was a gift from the authors. There’s an old saying ‘Don’t judge a book by it’s cover’. And, with this book I did – to my cost. I’m highly visual. In writing Book Rapper, I loiter around…

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Branding and The Truman Show

Whenever I go to networking events, I usually meet someone who knows me via Book Rapper. They greet me as if I’m a long lost friend. I love their warm welcome. And, it can be a little awkward when I don’t know who they are. The Truman Show Sometimes, I feel like Jim Carrey in The…

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